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Health myths debunked in new book

At a time when so many people believe crazy things they read on the internet, a McGill University professor has written a book to explain science and why people should put their faith in that instead. No, explains Joe Schwarcz, »

Health, Society

Attitudes towards dementia need change: group

There are many misconceptions and outdated attitudes towards dementia, says Mary Schulz, education director at the Alzheimer Society of Canada. The society has just kicked off a social-media campaign to reduce the stigma around the disease. Stigma can be worse »

Health, Society

HIV/AIDS still misunderstood, spread in Canada

There are about 75,500 people living with HIV in Canada and seven people catch it every day, says Stephanie Rullo of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR). World AIDS Day on December 1st is a UN-designated time to dispel »