Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Physician ‘on hands and knees begging’ to become rural doctor quits medicine

A former medical resident says she never imagined that switching specialties would take her down a nightmare path that led her to quit the...

The dangers of blue-green algae: microbe is lethal to animals and harmful to humans

Ecologists are warning people in Fredericton that a blue-green algae bloom may be behind the sudden deaths of three dogs who died after swimming...

Tiny balloon catheter used by military stops bleeding in trauma patients

By the time Gaven Mayo got to a Montreal hospital after a bullet from a high-powered rifle ripped through his thigh, he had lost a...

Game of Thrones co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

Former Game of Thrones co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride's...

Feds raise flag over for-profit ultrasounds offered by Winnipeg clinic

A plan by a private Winnipeg clinic to offer for-profit echocardiograms could be in jeopardy, with Health Canada saying it plans to "raise the...

Charlie Rose ‘does not get a pass here,’ says CBS Morning co-host Gayle King

Charlie Rose's co-hosts on CBS This Morning sharply condemned their suspended colleague Tuesday after the airing of sexual misconduct allegations that included...

Man found dead in locked hospital bathroom a ‘very vulnerable person,’ sister says

A 61-year-old man died while locked in a washroom at Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre and now his sister wants answers from the hospital. Brian Childs...

Charles Dutoit shut out of 7 symphonies amid sexual assault accusations

Symphonies are cutting ties with conductor Charles Dutoit following sexual assault accusations made by three opera singers and a classical musician. Dutoit,...

Canadian This Is Us viewers hear Kevin Spacey reference scrubbed in U.S.

A passing mention of Kevin Spacey was scrubbed from Tuesday night's U.S. broadcast of This Is Us but the edited version of...

WHO says funds secured for Africa pilots of world’s first malaria vaccine

LONDON (Reuters) - Funding for phase one of pilot deployments of the world's first malaria vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa has been secured and immunization campaigns will begin in 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....