Highlights/health

Environment, Health, International

Climate change threatens human health: report

As report from the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, says the lack of progress on climate change threatens human lives and the viability of health care systems in Canada and around the world. The report says the most important thing» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology

New immunology discovery to fight cancer and more

The human body is a remarkably complex and yet efficient machine. Scientists are learning more and more about how the machine works and the tiniest parts can play a big role. New discoveries have been taking place in the area» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology

Nursing pain not well evaluated, can affect infant health: study

A new study suggests new mothers often suffer severe pain when breastfeeding, that it is not well assessed and may cause them to stop nursing their babies altogether. Breastfeeding is encouraged in Canada as it has benefits for both mother» 

The LINK Online Oct. 5-7, 2018

Your hosts: Lynn, Levon, Marie-Claude, Marc (video of show at bottom of page) Arctic: International fishing moratorium Canada, the European Union and eight other countries signed Wednesday a legally binding international accord that will protect nearly three million square kilometres» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

The wonderful world of snake oil promoters and people who believe them

Claims vs science: New Canadian series explores miracle diets, anti-ageing cures, and other wellness fads A Canadian researcher and specialist in health issues has travelled the world looking at all kinds of so-called health remedies. It’s all explored in a» 

Health, Society

Breakfast emphasized for back to school

Children are now heading back to school after a couple of months of summer vacation and dietitians are reminding people how important it is for them to have a nutritious breakfast. Often both parents work and mornings are very rushed,» 

Environment, Health

Smoke from wildfires: health concerns, cancellations

As the many wildfires continue to ravage forests in west coast British Columbia, new health concerns are being raised about smoke pollution. In addition, several airports in the province had to cancel flights as the thick smoke made it too» 

Health, Society

Talking about food : news and reports by RCI

You want to know more about what Canadians are eating? What’s in their plate and where is it coming from? What grows in Canada and what is the impact of agriculture on the environment? Read Radio Canada International’s reports on» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology

When you eat, as important as what you eat, says researcher

For optimal health, people should only eat over an eight to 10-hour period on a daily basis, says the author of a new book called The Circadian Code. The body’s internal clock is closely attuned to sunrise and sunset, and» 

Indigenous

Feature Interview: International Inuit leader stresses importance of Indigenous voices on world stage

Eye on the Arctic brings you stories and newsmakers from around the North.  As global players ramp up interest in the Arctic, the organization representing the world’s Inuit wrapped up their general assembly in Alaska in July with a pledge to»