‘Deceitfulness and suavity:’ Research confirms cats are hard to read

GUELPH, Ont. — Science has confirmed what many pet owners already know.…

Is it sore throat or strep throat?

A sore throat is a common symptom of an upper respiratory infection…

Shorter shopping season means a more intense scramble

NEW YORK — The mad scramble between Thanksgiving and Christmas just got…

  • Nov 29, 2019

Black Friday frenzy goes global – and not everyone’s happy

PARIS — People don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in France, or Russia, or South…

Fashion Fridays: 5 ways to look festive – fast

Kim XO keeps you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media network

Stop! Washing your holiday turkey could spread germs

NEW YORK — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green…

Many millennials are OK with holiday debt. Here’s why

You’re in line at a major retailer with an armful of holiday…

More air pollution linked to higher death rate among Canadians: study

New research suggests air pollution at any concentration is harmful and that…

Health: Stomach cancer often called the ‘Orphan Malignancy’

Napoleon Bonaparte, John Wayne, and Peter O’Toole all succumbed to stomach cancer.…

  • Nov 25, 2019

All-transgender hockey team ‘like an instant family’

TORONTO — The goals are big for an all-transgender hockey team known…

Pope urges Thais young and old to practice faith with joy

BANGKOK — Pope Francis ministered to Thailand’s tiny Catholic community Friday, urging…

Gun violence scars victims long after the wounds have healed, study finds

Gunshot wounds cause most survivors lasting harm that goes beyond what bullets…

Fashion Fridays: Holiday outfits on a budget

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

  • Nov 22, 2019

Infants more vulnerable to measles than previously thought: study

TORONTO — A new study suggests infants are more vulnerable to measles…

Colds and flu are spreading, thanks to holiday gatherings and travel. Here are strategies to stay well

We are fast approaching the time of year when such respiratory viruses…

  • Nov 20, 2019

Yoga, technology and computers? A kundalini yogi explains the flow

PORTSMOUTH, Va. —Jai Gopal Khalsa’s yoga teachings include terms more apt to…

Table’s new star? The relaxed and versatile dinner bowl

Dinner menus are now crowded with mixed greens bowls, savory stews and…

Nerf gun, Power Rangers claw cited by toy safety watchdog

BOSTON — A rapid-fire Nerf gun, ice cream-scented Nickelodeon slime and a…