Sunday, August 19, 2018

‘Death wish’ coffee cans recalled over possible toxin

Death Wish Coffee Co, a New York coffee maker that sells what it says is the "World's Strongest Coffee," is recalling cans of its Nitro Cold...

Abortion pill to be made available to N.S. women for free

Nova Scotia will soon no longer be the only province in Canada where women must get a referral from a doctor before booking a...

Her baby died without explanation the day before Mother’s Day

Dana Rennie awoke around 5 a.m. on May 13, the day before Mother's Day, with a bad feeling about her daughter Myla, who was just eight days...

‘Engineered activity out of our life:’ why working up a sweat improves survival rates

Each step we take reduces the overall risk of premature death, a global study reaffirms. Researchers estimate about one in 12 deaths worldwide would be...

Aaron Hernandez’s brain showed ‘severe’ case of CTE: Lawyer

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His...

FDA warns on mixing opioid addiction treatments with other meds

Suboxone is a form of opioid replacement therapy that helps block opiate withdrawal symptoms and heroin cravings. (Getty Images) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Yellowknife woman to husband with Alzheimer’s: ‘I’ll remember for you’

Norm and Edith Mair were born just 13 days apart. "He always said 'I married an older woman,'" says 86-year-old Edith, laughing. "He always chuckles...

Pilot project to halt six-months sober requirement for liver transplants

The agency that runs Ontario's organ transplant system will launch a three-year pilot program that could eventually overturn its policy requiring alcoholics to be...

Beep, beep! Kids drive luxury mini cars to operating room

A San Diego children's hospital unveiled a collection of remote-controlled luxury mini cars that allow its young patients to "drive" themselves to the operating room. The cars...

Canadians are confused about science vs. opinion, poll suggests

Are scientific findings a matter of opinion? Forty-three per cent of Canadians agree that they are, suggests a new poll. The survey found widespread concerns about fake news...