It's Official -- I'm An Anosmiac

David Martin | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada
David Martin

It's official. I'm a certified anosmiac. It means that my olfactory ability has disappeared. In short, I can't smell. Unlike the loss of one's vision or the loss of a limb, it's often difficult to pinpoint exactly when a smell-related disability began.

This Is Your Brain On Jazz

CP | Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Music

WASHINGTON - Jazz musicians are famous for their musical conversations — one improvises a few bars and another plays an answer. Now research shows s...

Take Two Antibiotics and Call Your Back Doctor in the Morning

Jason Tetro | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Medical professionals may soon have one more weapon in their arsenal against chronic lower back pain. In 2008, a team out of the University of Southern Denmark treated a small group of lower back pain sufferers with antibiotics. Over 60% of the patients showed improvement in their condition.

To Scan or Not to Scan?

Isla Traquair | Posted 06.10.2012 | Canada Living
Isla Traquair

My mother's aneurysm was a shot across my bow. There's a chance I could develop a pocket of blood in my brain and I had just agreed to an MRI. Did I want to know if there was a ticking time bomb inside of me?

Why Forbes Thinks Canada's Economy Is Number One

David Gratzer | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada
David Gratzer

Canada gets top marks for freedom -- odd in a country where you can easily get a marijuana joint in most big cities, but not a private MRI scan