Influenza increases risk of heart attack in sick people

People with the flu are six times more likely to have a heart attack during the first week of the infection. This is the result of a study published Wednesday, January 24 in the New England Journal of Medicine, which...

Canine flu arrives in Canada

Health authorities have confirmed that two dogs rescued from a dog farm in South Korea to be brought to Canada in December in a highly publicized operation are suffering from H3N2 canine flu. In a statement issued Monday, the Windsor-Essex...

An anonymous donation of 100 million for CAMH

An anonymous donor donated $100 million to Toronto's Center for Addiction and Mental Health. The amount will be used to fund more research on mental illnesses, affecting some 6.7 million Canadians. "Complex problems require complex solutions," says CAMH President and...