MedicAlert bracelet program extended to young mental-health patients in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Children and youth in British Columbia who are coping with…

Systemic change needed to address suicide among physicians in Canada: doctors

VANCOUVER — Dr. Sarah Tulk remembers feeling hopeless while training as a…

Health: Evidence suggests coffee boosts protection against Alzheimer’s Disease

I receive a lot of questionable mail. One says I can invest…

  • May 6, 2019

No. 1 fan (and grandma) shows up for T-ball

The arena was crowded and noisy and I’m almost positive I was…

  • May 6, 2019

A likely first for a pregnant woman: New heart valve without surgery

Physicians performed open-heart surgery on Elenilza Souza in her native Brazil when…

Psychiatrist on what doctors to consider when advising patients during Ramadan

VANCOUVER — A Canadian psychiatrist is advising doctors to help address the…

Fashion Fridays: How to style your perfect summer dress

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

  • May 3, 2019

Why Solar: We need new innovations and innovators

Mary Kay Ash, of Mary Kay fame, is quoted as saying: “there…

  • May 1, 2019

Apple removing or restricting apps for controlling screen time

Apple’s removal of nearly a dozen apps that help users manage screen…

One in five newly certified medical specialists unemployed in 2017, study shows

MONTREAL — Despite long patient waiting lists, almost one in five Canadian…

Doreen’s Deals: Should you tip for takeout? Answers are surprising

We frequently get takeout from our favorite Chinese restaurant. For more than…

Earth Talk: It’s the dawn of the green snacks era

Dear EarthTalk: I’m looking for ideas for healthy, green snacks to have…

Vader’s annual festival to have a ‘Star Wars’ theme

Vader, Ohio — a town where some find annoyance with sharing a…

Burger King may sell plant-based burger across U.S. this year

TORONTO — Burger King could soon be selling plant-based burgers nationwide. Restaurant…

Ontario pharmacists now required to complete course in cannabis education

TORONTO — Ontario pharmacists have a little less than a year to…

Be wary of robot emotions ‘simulated love is never love’

SAN FRANCISCO — When a robot “dies,” does it make you sad?…

Fashion Fridays: How to style your white blouse

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

  • Apr 26, 2019

AI researcher, Soviet historian among winners of $100K Killam Prize

OTTAWA — Five of Canada’s leading scholars in fields ranging from artificial…

UN: No screen time for babies only 1 hour for kids under 5

LONDON — The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for…