Sunday, August 19, 2018

Hundreds of U.S. newspapers run editorials rebuking Trump for attacks on media

Newspapers across the United States are devoting print space to a co-ordinated defence of media freedom and a rebuke of President Donald...

Having to pay for your own shingles vaccine isn’t ageism, tribunal rules

When Thomas Hasek decided to get immunized against shingles a few years back, he had to pay $200 for the shot. That struck him as...

76 drug overdoses near Yale University possibly linked to synthetic marijuana

Police in Connecticut are swarming a city park near Yale University and searching people's homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses...

Dozens of drug overdoses near Yale University possibly linked to synthetic marijuana

Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people's homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a...

Sask. landowner hopes ‘Blued Trees Symphony’ art project will stop pipeline

A Saskatchewan woman is taking a unique approach to halting pipeline construction on her land. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/sask-landowner-hopes-blued-trees-symphony-art-project-will-stop-pipeline-1.4786127?cmp=rss

If the world ate the USDA-recommended diet, there wouldn’t be enough land to grow...

If everyone in the world followed the USDA-recommended diet, there wouldn't be enough agricultural land to grow all the food, a new study has...

When it comes to medical cannabis claims, what’s legitimate?

Google the word "cannabis" coupled with just about any disease — arthritis, epilepsy, even cancer — and there are all sorts of health claims...

Quebec Court of Appeal gives Gilbert Rozon go-ahead to appeal class-action lawsuit against him

The class action was brought against the founder of the Just for Laughs festival on behalf of a group of 20 women,...

Dentist who left girl with permanent brain damage will help pay costs of investigation

A now-retired Edmonton dentist whose four-year-old patient Amber Athwal suffered permanent brain damage while in his care will pay $330,000 to cover the cost of the...

Dentist who left girl with permanent brain damage will help pay costs of investigation,...

A now-retired Edmonton dentist whose four-year-old patient suffered permanent brain damage while in his care will pay $330,000 to help cover the cost of the investigation...