Saturday, February 16, 2019

Reporting on #MeToo, California wildfires and the U.S. election wins Pulitzer Prizes

The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with...

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for DAMN

The revered rapper is the most commercially successful musician to receive the award, usually reserved for critically acclaimed classical acts who don't...

Vaginal hygiene products like sprays, wipes, creams linked to infections: study

Doctors have long advised women to avoid vaginal douching because of the risk of infection and other adverse effects, but a new study suggests...

Lung cancer patients live longer with immune therapy, study suggests

For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of...

R. Lee Ermey, Full Metal Jacket star, dead at 74

The actor's long time manager announced that the star had died from pneumonia-related complications on Sunday morning. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/r-lee-ermey-full-metal-jacket-dead-at-74-1.4621386?cmp=rss

Liberals loosen rules that exclude immigrants on medical grounds

The Liberal government is loosening the medical inadmissibility rules for immigrants, but is not yet eliminating the policy that many have called discriminatory. Immigration Minister Ahmed...

Fish oil capsules don’t help dry eye symptoms, study finds

Many doctors recommend them, but fish oil supplements failed to help people with dry eye when put to a scientific test. About 14 per cent...

Moo Goo Gai Pan (Chinese Chicken and Mushroom Stir Fry)

1 Prep the chicken: Using a sharp knife, slice each chicken breast in half lengthwise from the tip to the wider end, creating into two...

Bill Cosby retrial: Defence tries to seize on accuser’s contacts with Cosby after alleged...

Bill Cosby's chief accuser spent late nights at the comedian's home, drove four hours to see him at a casino and called...

Bill Cosby retrial: Accuser’s mom testifies, describing lurid phone call with comedian

Andrea Constand's mother Gianna Constand was on the witness stand Monday, testifying about a phone conversation she said she had with Bill...