Friday, March 22, 2019

‘I can’t continue to do this forever’: Families with children aging out of care...

Every day, the Canto family speeds closer towards a precipice. Their son Matthew has severe cerebral palsy and requires 24-hour care, and at 18, the...

Doctors not worried about aluminum foil

Doctors are not warning about the deadly consequences of using aluminum foil, contrary to a story being shared on social media. Such online claims are...

Police investigate after woman, 40, dies of complications from bedsore in long-term care facility

Police are investigating the death of a woman who was a resident at a long-term care facility in Halifax, to determine if it was the...

Death of woman hospitalized for ‘horrific’ bedsore sparks criminal investigation

Editor's note and warning: A highly disturbing photo of Chrissy Dunnington's bedsore is contained at the bottom of this story. The photo has been...

Mom’s Facebook post to man who publicly shamed her son with autism goes viral

A Belleville mother's open letter to a stranger who publicly shamed her son who has autism has been shared more than seven thousand times online. On June...

Resistance exercise linked to reduced depression symptoms

People who do resistance exercises like weight lifting and strength training may experience fewer depression symptoms, a research review suggests. The study team analyzed data from...

Mediterranean Diet study retracted and republished

Everyone makes mistakes, but when scientists do, the remedy goes far beyond saying you're sorry. Two fresh examples show how some journals and universities...

Ex-boss was told Wettlaufer was on a ‘do not hire’ list under maiden name,...

A public inquiry looking into how Elizabeth Wettlaufer was able to kill eight elderly patients in her care heard conflicting accounts Thursday about whether the...

Former colleagues at public inquiry recount work life with nurse Wettlaufer

She used unsterile equipment to treat a patient.  She used inappropriate language with co-workers and residents of the nursing home where she worked.  She took great...

Conflicting accounts over whether Wettlaufer was on a ‘do not hire’ list under maiden...

A public inquiry looking into how Elizabeth Wettlaufer was able to kill eight elderly patients in her care heard conflicting accounts Thursday about whether the...