Wednesday, February 20, 2019

$19M in federal funds for mental wellness in black communities desperately needed, experts say

Those on the front lines helping people in the black community who are dealing with mental health issues hope new federal funding goes to...

Is 13 too young for a diet? Weight Watchers doesn’t think so

Weight Watchers is facing a mounting backlash for opening its doors to teenagers. In February, the world's oldest and largest weight-loss company announced it will offer children...

Oscar-nominated Canadians feted at Los Angeles luncheon

With just days to go before the Oscars, some of the Canadians up for awards were celebrated at an event in Los...

Buyers strike ‘potential deal’ to save Weinstein Co. from bankruptcy

A group of investors says it has revived a deal to buy assets of the Weinstein Co., potentially saving the beleaguered studio...

Author Sherman Alexie apologizes amid sexual misconduct allegations

Sherman Alexie, a prominent author in the Pacific Northwest, issued an apology Wednesday amid anonymous allegations of sexual misconduct. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/sherman-alexie-apologizes-sexual-misconduct-1.4557362?cmp=rss

How hallway medicine in ER contributes to misdiagnosis

Patients are more likely to be misdiagnosed or experience treatment delays when emergency rooms are so crowded that they receive care in a hallway, a survey...

London mom warns of sales reps pushing essential oils as medicine

When Sarah Farrants' oldest son, Mason, was 13 months old, he started having all sorts of respiratory problems, and her young family was spending...

Lies, nuclear notes, catastrophe: Famous whistleblower’s 5-decade treasure trove

The famous whistleblower who helped end the Vietnam War talks about what keeps him awake at night, what he'd like someone else...

Hedley to take ‘indefinite hiatus’ amid allegations after current tour ends

Canadian pop-rock band Hedley, facing sexual misconduct allegations, said its members will be taking "an indefinite hiatus" after the conclusion of their...

Hedley to take ‘indefinite hiatus’ once current tour ends

Canadian pop-rock band Hedley, facing sexual misconduct allegations, said its members will be taking "an indefinite hiatus" after the conclusion of their...