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Health: ‘I can’t continue to do this forever’: Families with children aging out of...

Every day, the Canto family speeds closer towards a precipice.Their son Matthew has severe cerebral palsy and requires 24-hour care, and at 18, the pediatric services that have kept him and his family...

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: U.S. study on health benefits of moderate alcohol intake shut down over ethical...

The U.S. government is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, saying ethical problems with how the research was planned and...

Health: California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk (Report)

California health officials proposed a regulation change on Friday that would declare coffee does not present a significant cancer risk.The proposal would counter a recent state court ruling that found coffee should carry...

Health: Expert says pressure injuries such as bedsores are preventable (Report)

While police investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Chrissy Dunnington at a long-term care facility in Halifax, expert Corrine McIssac says the type of sores she had on her body are preventable.On Jan. 22, Dunnington's family...

Health: State appeals court reinstates California’s right-to-die law (Report)

A state appeals court has reinstated — at least for now — California's law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives.The Fourth District Court of Appeals in Riverside issued an immediate stay...

Health: Drug patents could be Canada’s special weapon in U.S. trade dispute (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 can do that by clicking here.Remember how...

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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....