Health Headline, July 12 – 18
July 12 – Seniors are confident
Anti-aging creams, plastic surgery and botox promise to make us look younger but a new survey finds seniors are actually the most confident about their appearance.
July 14 – Antibiotics and livestock
Critics say a loophole makes a Health Canada ban on giving feed with antibiotics to livestock ineffective.
July 15 – Spotlight on sugar
Ottawa is proposing changes to food labels to make it easier to determine exactly how much sugar you’re getting in packaged food.
July 16 – HIV/AIDS epidemic improving
By 2030, the world’s HIV/AIDS epidemic may finally be under control — according to the latest report from the UN Aids Agency.
July 17- Former BC Lion sues team & CFL
Former BC Lions Receiver Arland Bruce is suing the team and the CFL over a concussion he suffered back in September 2012.
July 18 – Bluesky wildfire smoke forecasting
Technology operated out of UBC is allowing researchers to track wildfire smoke to forecast its potential impact on your health.