Health: 152 severe bedsores reported at Nova Scotia long-term care facilities...

The province revealed Thursday there are at least 152 cases of severe bedsores at Nova Scotia long-term care facilities, data gathered as police investigate the death of a woman whose...

Health: Conflicting accounts over whether Wettlaufer was on a ‘do not...

A public inquiry looking into how Elizabeth Wettlaufer was able to kill eight elderly patients in her care heard conflicting accounts Thursday about whether the ex-nurse was on...

Woman in coma for decade gives birth, US police probe sexual

Authorities in Phoenix, Arizona are investigating after a woman in a coma for 14 years gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Dec. 29, 2018 at Hacienda...

Health: Drug patents could be Canada’s special weapon in U.S. trade...

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‘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...

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: Sask.’s pharmacy college considers ban on non-prescription codeine products (Report)

Saskatchewan's regulatory body for pharmacists is eyeing a ban on the sale of non-prescription codeine products in pharmacies. Codeine is a narcotic found in pills and cough syrup used to relieve...

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

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Health: U.S. study on health benefits of moderate alcohol intake shut...

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...

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...

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Harry, Meghan could be 'stripped' of Sussex titles

Harry, Meghan could be ‘stripped’ of Sussex titles

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be stripped of their Sussex titles as Brighton and Hove council is forced into debating a petition. They will discuss the issue in a meeting next month after a...
Bryan Harlan, trophy hunter pays $110K to kill rare mountain goat

Bryan Harlan, trophy hunter pays $110K to kill rare mountain goat

A BIG game trophy hunter from Texas paid $110,000 to kill a rare mountain goat during a trip to Pakistan, sparking a furious online backlash. Bryan Harlan paid the huge sum to hunt the Astore...
Boris Johnson set for Parliament showdown with rebel MPs, Report

Boris Johnson set for Parliament showdown with rebel MPs, Report

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a showdown in parliament after warning MPs that he would seek a snap election if they tied his hands on Brexit. Johnson has promised to take the UK out...
Indian woman, 73 gives birth to twin girls, Report

Indian woman, 73 gives birth to twin girls, Report

An Indian woman who says she is 73 years of age has given birth to twin girls, doctors say. If the claim is true, she would be the oldest mother in the world. The woman...
STD-carrying ladybirds invade UK, here's everything you need to know

STD-carrying ladybirds invade UK, here’s everything you need to know

LADYBIRDS carrying STDs are invading the UK with homes across the nation dealing with an infestation of the bugs. The Harlequin Ladybirds have flown in from Asia and North America thanks to mild Autumn winds. And...