July 11, 2014 11:24 pm
Updated: July 11, 2014 11:31 pm

Health headlines, July 5 – 11


July 5 – Teaching babies survival swimming
There’s a new type of swimming lesson that trains babies on how to survive in water by trusting their own buoyancy. It may take your breath away to watch, but advocates say the method works.

July 7 – Dogs detect ovarian cancer
Man’s best friend could be a woman’s best defence against ovarian cancer. Dogs are helping doctors diagnose one of the deadliest forms of the disease — with an amazing level of accuracy.

July 8 – Michael Buble’s special gift to Griffin
BC crooner Michael Buble is giving a special gift to a young fan in Calgary.

July 9 – Whitecaps kick start youth health
The Vancouver Whitecaps are in Nanaimo helping First Nations youth kick off some life goals.

July 10 – Baby with HIV not cured
AIDS researchers are disappointed after a child thought to have been cured of HIV is found to still be harbouring traces of the virus.

July 11 – Interrupted sleep is bad for brain
Israeli researchers have found that just one night of interrupted sleep can be bad for your brain.

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