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Health: Legalization comes with risks: Doctors reminding public that health effects of cannabis use...

On the heels of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's announcement Wednesday that adults will be able to legally buy and consume recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, some doctors are reminding Canadians of potential risks from cannabis and...

Health: Massage therapy self-regulation doesn’t go far enough to protect Quebecers, federation says (Report)

If you see a chiropractor, an acupuncturist or even a hearing-aid audiologist in Quebec, they must be licensed and are regulated by the province's professional code.Massage therapists, however, are under no such obligations.Despite...
China clones five gene-edited monkeys (Study)

China clones five gene-edited monkeys (Study)

Scientists in China have cloned five monkeys after editing genes to induce several human diseases like Alzheimer's that they claim will help in medical research, an advance which is likely to raise fresh ethical...
A pill to cure obesity, Scientists Say

A pill to cure obesity, Scientists Say

An anti-obesity pill that allows you to eat as much as you want without gaining weight is a step closer to reality after a breakthrough by an international research team led by scientists at...
Goop Potentially Dangerous: Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand is under fire

Goop Potentially Dangerous: Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand is under fire

Goop is being accused of marketing and selling a potentially dangerous supplement product called The Mother Load to pregnant women. The brand’s vitamin supplement packets contain a high amount of vitamin A and are marketed...

Health: Analyzing the ick factor: U of A study looks at deterrents to being...

If you're looking to make a little extra coin — as well as providing relief for people with health issues — why not donate your poop to science?That question was central to a study led by...

Health: Former IWK chief financial officer repaid almost $17K in expenses before quitting (Report)

The former chief financial officer of the IWK Health Centre reimbursed the hospital for almost $17,000 in expenses just weeks before he stepped down from his job amidst an expense scandal that cost...
Fake NHS Psychiatrist case puts thousands of doctors under scrutiny

Fake NHS Psychiatrist case puts thousands of doctors under scrutiny

The backgrounds of 3,000 foreign doctors are being urgently checked after a conwoman with no qualifications was allowed to work as an NHS psychiatrist for 22 years. Zholia Alemi, 56, claimed to have a degree...
Women's brains appear three years younger than men's, a study has found

Women’s brains appear three years younger than men’s, a study has found

Women have younger brains than men the same age, according to new research. A study basing age on metabolism rather than birth date found an average 3.8 year difference between the two. The discovery may help...
Women's snoring cardiac risk, says a new research

Women’s snoring cardiac risk, says a new research

Women who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), as well as snoring, may be at a greater risk of impairment of cardiac function than men, says a new research. Snoring may be a sign of...

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Man spots strange gray creature in Ohio

A former Marine reportedly saw a strange looking gray creature in Ohio. According to the Dec. 20 report from Unexplained Mysteries and the Dec....