Sunday, August 19, 2018

Why caution may be warranted when consuming artificial sweeteners

Consumers may want to think twice about relying on artificial sweeteners, says a Manitoba researcher who found no evidence the sweeteners help with weight loss...

Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to 3 U.S.-born scientists

U.S.-born scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine on Monday for unravelling molecular mechanisms that control our...

Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr, Bee Gee’s Barry Gibb tapped as British knights

A Beatle and a Bee Gee are among the celebrated citizens who have been selected for knighthood and other awards given in...

Stars snapping selfies at Cannes Film Fest will be tempting fate

Want to take a selfie on the red carpet during the Cannes Film Festival? Well, you can't. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/cannes-no-selfies-1.4604277?cmp=rss

Painkillers often stored within reach of little kids

(Reuters Health) - Opioid pain relievers such as codeine and hydrocodone often aren’t stored safely in households with children, according to a new study....

This man lost his wife to a fentanyl overdose, now he wants Ontario to...

A Mississauga man whose wife died after years of fentanyl use can't believe the province doesn't track overdoses involving the prescription use of the drug...

A new reason to worry about teenage drinking

Hello and happy Saturday! Here's our mid-summer roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do...

Gord Downie’s family hoping to have public memorial event

CELEBRITY Harvey Weinstein scandal: Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow allege harassment VIDEO GAMES Is playing video games on YouTube a copyright infringement? No one wants to find out REVIEW Blade...

Bill Cosby’s TV show daughter recalls his ‘sinister’ energy

Lisa Bonet has broken her silence about her former TV father Bill Cosby, saying she isn't surprised he's facing sexual misconduct allegations...

Japanese seniors sue government over forced sterilization program

Three Japanese who were forcibly sterilized under a government policy decades ago have filed lawsuits demanding an apology and compensation, in a growing movement...