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Ontario NDP platform to include pharmacare, dental benefits for all workers

CTV News / Sports 6 sources

Ontario's New Democrat leader says her platform will include improved public services, deprivatizing Hydro One and universal benefits for workers.

Motherhood is like 2.5 full time jobs, study says

Apparently, the average mom gets just one hour and seven minutes of time to herself every day.

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Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate Drinking

Scientists and National Institute of Health officials waged a concerted campaign to obtain funding from the alcohol industry for research that may enshrine alcohol as a part of a healthy diet.


Indianapolis, Fort Wayne hospitals end visitor restrictions

The Eagle / News 3 sources

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hospitals in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne are ending restrictions on visitors that they put in place earlier this flu season.


Irrfan Khan’s Health Update: NeuroEndocrine Tumour Can Be Removed Surgically But Conditions Apply, Reveal Doctors

India.com 35 sources

After much speculations, Irrfan Khan took to Twitter last evening to update his fans and media about his health condition. The 51-year-old actor rubbished all rumours about his rare disease having anything to do with the brain and revealed…


US teen dies after sinus infection spreads to his brain

NZ Herald / World 8 sources

The video showed 13-year-old Marquel Brumley bundled up in a hooded coat, sluggish and slumped in his seat.He was holding somebody's hand, then loosened his grip and let go."Get well brother," read a caption on the video, which...


Residencies revealed for A&M medical students at annual Match Day ceremony

The Eagle / News 11 sources

Texas A&M College of Medicine student Danielle Dang officially became the first woman in university history to be selected for a residency in neurosurgery on Friday -- an honor in which she said she takes great pride.


Abortion safety report sees risks in some state laws

The risk of maternal death is higher from tonsillectomies, colonoscopies and childbirth, according to the independent panel


Sonic to release new pickle juice flavored slush across US this summer

MLive.com / News 6 sources

Pickle lovers rejoice because a Sonic spokesperson confirmed that the drive-in restaurant would release a Pickle Juice Slush this summer at all U.S. locations.


H&M backs down in fight over graffiti in its ads

Graffiti artists have long been seen as outlaws. But it appears that, artistically speaking, the law is often on their side. In a recent campaign for its New Routine sportswear, H&M featured a photograph and video of a model backflipping…

Friday, Mar 16

Irrfan Khan diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour

Rediff.com 35 sources

'I hope to be back with more stories to tell'

Yellow fever shots urged for Brazil travelers amid outbreak

The Eagle / News 6 sources

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are warning travelers to stay away from certain areas of Brazil if they haven't been vaccinated against yellow fever.

St Patrick’s Day quiz: 100 questions to test your Irishness

The Irish Times 15 sources

Do you know your Eurovision winners and your 1916 Rising leaders?

N.J. State Police celebrating St. Patrick's Day -- with DWI checkpoint

NJ.com / News 11 sources

St. Patrick's Day weekend is among the most dangerous holidays for traffic fatalities,

Thursday, Mar 15

STUDY: 4 Midstate counties ranked healthiest in PA

ABC27.com 5 sources

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Four Midstate counties have been ranked among the top ten healthiest counties in Pennsylvania. That means re…

FDA Takes ‘Pivotal Step’ in Plan to Cut Nicotine in Cigarettes

Bloomberg / News 81 sources

Agency expects the proposal to slash U.S. smoking rates The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is pushing ahead with a plan to make cigarettes less ...

Plastic particles found in bottled water

BBC.com 66 sources

Tests on major brands of bottled water have found that nearly all of them contained tiny particles of plastic. In the largest investigation of its kind, 250 bottles bought in nine different countries were examined. Research led by…

Wednesday, Mar 14

Stephen Hawking's final warning to humanity

NZ Herald 39 sources

Humans must leave Earth in the next 200 years if we want to survive.That was the stark warning issued by Professor Stephen Hawking in the months before his death at the age of 76.The legendary physicist believed that life on Earth...

Startup wants to upload your brain to the cloud, but has to kill you to do it

Nectome offers to preserve grey matter through ‘vitrifixation’ process tested on rabbits – but doesn’t have a method for uploading brains yet

Chef Justin Carlisle of Ardent in Milwaukee advances toward Beard Award

The former Madison chef Justin Carlisle makes it into the final round of the James Beard Awards again this year.

House fails to pass 'right to try' bill amid Dem objections

The Hill 32 sources

The House failed to pass "right to try" legislation on experimental drugs Tuesday evening after Democrats expressed safety concern...

Tuesday, Mar 13

Fertility center failures – would oversight help?

San Jose Mercury News 118 sources

This undated photo shows Amber and Elliott Ash holding son, Ethan. The Ash's have filed a class action lawsuit against University Hospitals in Cleveland after its fertility clinic in suburban Cleveland discovered a storage tank malfunction…

House vote nears on GOP bill easing use of unproven drugs

The Eagle / News 25 sources

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is nearing a vote on a Republican bill easing how experimental drugs are provided to people with terminal illnesses. Its fate is uncertain because it's opposed by top Democrats and scores of patients' groups.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting their own royal wedding beer

While you might not be attending the wedding, you'll soon be able to crack open a cold one in their honor.

This Chinese takeaway dish contains five times more salt than a Big Mac… but where does your favourite rank?

The Sun 24 sources

A POPULAR Chinese takeaway dish contains five times more salt than a Big Mac, experts have warned. Almost all dishes tested at six London restaurants by researchers at Queen Mary Hospital had 2g of salt, and three in five 3g or more.…

Monday, Mar 12

How a barbershop visit can help lower blood pressure

CBS News / Health 61 sources

Black men reduced one of their biggest medical risks through a novel project that shows the power of familiar faces and trusted places to improve health

University Hospitals may face second lawsuit over eggs, embryo freezer malfunction

A second proposed class action lawsuit regarding the egg and embryo freezer malfunction at University Hospitals may be in the works.

San Francisco fertility clinic experiences similar malfunction as Ohio hospital on same day

ABC13.com 36 sources

A San Francisco clinic had a rare issue the same day that a similar problem affected patients' eggs and embryos at an Ohio hospital.

Fashion pioneer Hubert de Givenchy dies at 91

Toronto Star / News 125 sources

Givenchy was part of an elite cadre of Paris-based designers who redefined fashion after the Second World War.