Obesity surgery benefits may be bigger for teens than adults

Teens who have obesity surgery lose as much weight as those who…

Canada needs stronger policies to protect against imported-dog diseases: vets

VANCOUVER — When a British Columbia woman experiencing fever, headaches and weight…

Push for fresh, local hospital food across Canada over ‘pitiful’ alternatives

VANCOUVER — Wild salmon with lemon dill sauce, blueberry soup and bone…

Trouble asking for what you really want in life? This simple trick can help

Raise your hand if you’re the kind of person who tries not…

Lessen your enviro footprint while still enjoying the outdoors

Dear EarthTalk: I am in the market for a small motorboat to…

Recipe collection offers insight into 18th century life in the Maritimes

FREDERICTON — You’re not going to find the latest recipe for avocado…

Some etiquette tips for the dog park

Whether you’re a dog owner in the city or the suburbs, chances…

Perfect burgers depend on the right meat. Here’s a pro tip

Sometimes simple is best, and for quick weeknight burgers or a backyard…

Hero students highlight shift in school shooting guidance

BALTIMORE — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two…

Olivia Newton-John looks to lasso buyer for Santa Ynez Valley ranch

LOS ANGELES —Olivia Newton-John is hoping to hightail it out of the…

Fashion Fridays: White jeans for spring

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

  • May 10, 2019

Seniors: It’s a balancing act when it comes to salt

Everyone knows too much salt is bad for us. But what if…

  • May 9, 2019

Pediatric society calls for access to free contraceptives for everyone under 25

OTTAWA — The Canadian Paediatric Society is recommending that everyone under 25…

Wool wrap for royal baby suggests tradition will win out

LONDON — Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor slept through his first press conference, but…

Denver holds ‘magic mushroom’ decriminalization vote

DENVER — Voters on Tuesday were deciding whether to make Denver the…

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…