Sunday, June 24, 2018

Iqaluit residents live in fear of losing Amazon Prime’s free shipping

The consensus in Iqaluit seems to be that everyone with a credit card has an Amazon Prime membership. That's because people can often find groceries cheaper online...

‘OK doc, I’m rolling’: Physicians told to expect patients recording them

Physicians are being advised by their insurer that patients could record them using smartphones — with or without permission. The Canadian Medical Protective Association, which...

Backyard chicken trend causes spike in infections, 1 fatal, CDC reports

Luke Gabriele was a healthy 14-year-old football player in Pennsylvania when he began to feel soreness in his chest that grew increasingly painful. When...

Barack and Michelle Obama reported to be in talks for Netflix show

Barack Obama and Netflix reportedly are negotiating a deal for the former president and his wife, Michelle, to produce shows exclusively for...

‘This is not an act’: Meghan Markle’s former teachers describe her as genuine and...

Students and teachers at Immaculate Heart school in Los Angeles say the monarchy isn't typically their cup of tea, but that this...

WHO says bird flu outbreaks raise alarm, but human risks still low

NDON, (Reuters) - - LOThe risk of sustained human-to-human transmission of H7N9 bird flu in China is low, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, but a surge in human cases there is worrying and requires constant monitoring....

‘We don’t have any backroom meetings,’ Health Canada says as Food Guide consultations end

Health Canada is facing pressure from medical advocates to ensure there are major changes to its existing Food Guide as it works on highly anticipated...

‘Resilient, but tired:’ Mental effects of wildfire lingering in Fort McMurray

Firefighter Mark Stephenson says he can't drive through Fort McMurray without being brought back to May 2016. That's when, in the thick of battling a...

B.C. to crack down on extra fees billed by health-care providers

The B.C. government is planning to fine doctors who charge extra user fees and reimburse patients who are improperly billed, Health Minister Adrian Dix...

Men’s long working hours, short sleep may harm health in old age

(Reuters Health) – Working long hours and skimping on sleep in midlife may lead to poorer physical health in old age, according to a study from Finland....