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...

‘Trojan horse’ antibiotic could help combat superbugs, finds new research

Scientists say they have engineered a new antibiotic that appears promising in early clinical trials. The drug, made by Shionogi Inc, acts like the Trojan horse in Greek legend...

Lavender helps relaxing? Benefits Of The Smell Can Be More Impactful

Lavender works its relaxing magic all around us: from garden borders to bath bombs to fabric softener. But why not in our hospitals and clinics? And what is...

Body parts scandal: Private firm stripped of contracts, Report

A disposal company working for the U.K.’s National Health Service that stockpiled hundreds of tons of human body parts and dangerous waste has lost its contracts with the...

Two children die from E.coli infection complications (Public Health)

Two children from the same family have died after contracting E coli, officials at Public Health England (PHE) have revealed. The health body has not confirmed the ages of...

Brain-eating Amoeba Kills Man Who Visited Texas (Reports)

A 29-year-old New Jersey surfer's diagnosis with a rare amoeba disease was a shock to his family. And with just 34 other known cases in the U.S. in...

Health: ‘Helicopter parents’ may hinder kids’ emotional well-being (Report)

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you...

Health: Ontario doctors to return to bargaining table after incoming government...

Ontario's doctors, who have been without a physician services agreement for four years, are expected to return to the bargaining table next month.The Ontario Medical Association says...

Health: There’s an adage in recovery that we can learn from...

I've spent the week contemplating the number 4,000. I have gone to sleep trying to to picture what 4,000 of something might look like: 4,000 grains of...

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

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...

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