Washington state city group offers dolls, stuffed animals to help people with dementia

It’s hard to separate MaryAnn St. Mars from her baby. St. Mars…

‘Dire straights:’ Charity helping infertile Canadians could close doors

Kaeleigh MacDonald found the best way to cope with her infertility was…

Mass shootings give rise to bullet-resistant backpacks

NEW YORK — Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker…

Toronto researcher developing selfie-based blood pressure monitor

TORONTO — You can learn a lot about someone from the videos…

Extraordinary senior: Angelina Gatt set sights on cheerleading despite low vision

When most people hear that Angelina Gatt has limited sight, they often…

Electronic Arts may expand girls in gaming program

An Electronic Arts program started in Maitland that pairs high school girls…

HIV self-tests haven’t been approved in Canada. Researchers want to change that.

TORONTO — Researchers are launching a study on HIV self-testing kits with…

Is pot safe when pregnant? Study seeks answer, draws critics

CHICAGO — Pregnancy started out rough for Leslie Siu. Morning sickness and…

These Boise chefs bring eating local to the next level by foraging wild plants

Randy King has never been a stranger to filling his table with…

Some common garden plants might help keep bugs away

If mosquitoes, gnats, black flies and no-see-ums are driving you buggy, then…

Small town from central Quebec breaks record for world’s biggest poutine

WARWICK, Que. — It took about 1,000 kilograms of cheese curds, but…

Health: North American diet a recipe for blindness

How often have we been warned, we are what we eat? Now,…

  • Aug 5, 2019

Fashion Fridays: Simply Beautiful Editor Box

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

  • Aug 2, 2019

Julian Lennon, author of ‘Love the Earth,’ meets Long Island kids

We met singer and author Julian Lennon when he was in Manhattan…

At 7, they started selling cupcakes. Now, they teach kids how to be entrepreneurs

Delphine Dauphine, 10, begged her mom since she was 4 years old…

Meghan launching clothing line for U.K. women’s charity

LONDON — The Duchess of Sussex is launching a clothing line to…

  • Jul 31, 2019

Topiary tips: When you want shrubs to double as sculpture

Topiary is the art of growing trees and shrubs as living sculptures…

Christian couples guru, now divorcing, is sorry for bigotry

A former relationship guru and megachurch pastor who advocated premarital purity in…

Artificial sweeteners — aye or nay?

Dear Mayo Clinic: Are artificial sweeteners bad for your health? I want…

Israeli startup uses artificial intelligence to predict auto crash injuries

Your car just flipped over and, hopefully, minutes later, an ambulance is…