U.S. college bribery scandal unlikely in Canada, but inequality persists

The college bribery scandal is spurring discussion about the ways in which…

Family: Time to shed winter clothes and inhibitions

It has been a long, crazy cold winter. But, if the thermometer…

  • Mar 18, 2019

Permanent daylight time clears another hurdle, passing Washington state Senate

March 14— Mar. 14—Just a few days after we turned our clocks…

Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those…

Canola oil gets undeserved bad rap

In response to a recent column in which I suggested canola oil…

New federal food guide may be ‘out of reach’ for most Canadians: report

The fruit-and-vegetable-heavy fare touted in the new federal food guide may be…

B.C. man believed to be first Canadian to get intravenous gene therapy

CALGARY — A big sushi meal would have once made Josh McQuillin…

The way you speak now was shaped by what your ancestors ate

WASHINGTON — The way most of us speak today is shaped in…

Gluten, lactose in drugs? Study raises questions about risk

WASHINGTON — A man with celiac disease felt sicker after starting a…

AirPods, other wireless headphones could pose cancer risk, scientists warn

Dozens of scientists have signed a United Nations and World Health Organization…

Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual

NEW YORK — Add self-flagellation to the list of ways to get…

Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

NEW YORK — Somewhere in the Midwest, a restaurant is frying foods…

Fashion Fridays: 2019 spring trends

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

  • Mar 8, 2019

Monthly shots control HIV as well as pills in 2 big studies

SEATTLE — Monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily…

Alberta researchers combine X-rays, virtual reality for new medical treatments

EDMONTON — No, they’re not X-ray specs. But a University of Alberta…

Why solar: Alternative solar power energy process ‘do-able’

Whether you believe the proponents of climate change, are a non-believer in…

  • Mar 6, 2019

Gardening: Start thinking Community Supported Agriculture gardens

Calling all vegetable gardeners and people who like eating fresh vegetables. Now…

  • Mar 6, 2019

Broken bones from falls on the rise among older dog walkers

Broken bones from falls while dog walking are on the rise among…

Family: Earthquake disrupts Monday morning routine

Monday morning. Ho Hum! Another day in the life of me. It…

  • Mar 4, 2019

School study finds kids gain weight depending on where breakfast is served

There is no question that kids perform better in school after having…