Last week, the US Centers for Disease Control reported a small surge in cases of a mysterious disease in children. More than 60 cases of the polio-like illness have been confirmed in 22 US states in recent weeks. Now, doctors in Toronto say they're seeing cases appear in Canada.
Cases of rare, polio-like paralysis targeting kids appear in Canada
Here's another reason for wannabe dads to exercise: Sweating it out now might pay off later in better health for your children, according to a new study.
Men who exercise might pass down healthier metabolism to their kids, study says
Information provided to new parents in hospital about how to alleviate pain for their babies during vaccination resulted in more frequent use of pain interventions at future infant vaccinations, reports a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Parent educational tools on pain relief help reduce babies' vaccination distress
New research suggested that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery.
Study shows childhood obesity the major risk factor for serious hip disease
Victims of the NHS contaminated blood scandal have written to the health secretary asking for an immediate increase in support payments, the BBC has learned.
Infected blood victims' support payments 'must increase'
There are several benefits to drinking coffee, including protection against a common skin problem, according to new report.
Coffee may be able to help people with a common skin condition
A local survey conducted in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, mirrored the results of a US national study released by Parade Magazine, which is included with Sunday’s editions of The Tribune-Democrat: Most people know the importance of a healthy diet and regular activity, but have trouble following experts’ recommendations
Healthy living 'is not like flipping a switch,' experts say
The average lunch break now lasts just 22 minutes — a third less than six years ago.
Average lunch-break now last just 22 minutes, down a third on six years ago, survey reveals
Best supplements to avoid cold and flu this winter: Wrapping up warm, drinking plenty of water and getting good sleep are all ways of building up immunity, but sometimes your body needs a helping hand to keep you feeling strong. One way to do this is to give your body the right nutrients.
Best supplements to avoid cold and flu: Four high street remedies to take this winter
France’s Sanofi SA said eczema drug Dupixent was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration as an additional maintenance therapy in patients with two types of asthma.
Sanofi drug Dupixent wins FDA approval to treat asthma

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