Monday, September 16, 2019

RCMP officer anxiously awaiting life-altering kidney transplant

Shane Burridge's heart jumps a little bit every time his phone rings. The RCMP corporal has been on a waiting list for a new kidney...

How slaying dragons and rolling dice can help people with autism

Dungeons and Dragons has its own special kind of magic, but you can't find it between the covers of any of its numerous rule...

Extreme cold weather grips much of Canada

Environment Canada issued a slew of extreme cold warnings across the country on Tuesday. Environment Canada says it issues extreme cold warnings when extremely cold temperatures...

Falls on ice seriously injure Albertans at triple the rate of people in Ontario

Albertans are seriously injured by slipping and falling on ice at three times the rate of people in Ontario, according to years' worth of data from across...

‘Pressure to be happy’: Holidays can be a struggle for those who suffer from...

The holidays can be a time of joy and celebration, but they can also be the opposite for those living with depression and anxiety. One...

Is there a DNA test kit under the tree?

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Scientists debunk harmful poinsettias and other holiday season myths and misconceptions

Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and...

Scientists debunk harmful poinsettias, cookie dough and other holiday season myths and misconceptions

Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and...

Are high heels on shaky ground?

Loredana Moniz has 120 pairs of heels. The 48-year-old hairdresser is on her feet up to 14 hours a day. "People say, 'Are you kidding...

More living organ donors needed, doctors say

After donating one of her kidneys to a stranger five years ago, Marianne Janz says she felt better than she had with a full...