Woman hiking 24 miles to and from work gets surprise from South Carolina neighbors

A South Carolina woman’s 24-mile daily walk to and from work came…

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1B, stepping back into wearables

Google is buying Fitbit for about $2.1 billion, enabling the internet company…

‘She had the biggest heart.’ Fresno’s first Little Free Pantry dedicated to homicide victim

FRESNO, Calif. —Guadalupe Rivera’s name is inscribed on a small golden plaque…

Retailers seek to stretch shortened holiday shopping season

NEW YORK — All they want for Christmas is more time. Faced…

Fashion Fridays: Things a stylist would remove from your closet

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

  • Nov 1, 2019

Measles saps kids’ ability to fight other germs

WASHINGTON — Measles has a stealth side effect: New research shows it…

The nutritionists’ case for not setting limits on Halloween candy

TORONTO — For a lot candy-crazed kids, Halloween is synonymous with sugar,…

Online thrift stores give deal-hunters new ways to score

NEW YORK — It’s not just eBay anymore. A slew of websites…

Gardening: Take stock following a bad storm

Strong wind, steady or in gusts can damage trees by breaking limbs,…

  • Oct 30, 2019

Fashion Fridays: Aritzia fall haul

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

  • Oct 25, 2019

Charter fight over denial of liver transplants to alcohol abusers can proceed

TORONTO — Relatives of two men who were denied liver transplants because…

Caption glasses aid the deaf and hard of hearing

MALVERN, Pa. —Deaf in one ear and significantly hard of hearing in…

Should you get vaccinations with a suppressed immune system?

Dear Mayo Clinic: I am 72 and take a drug for rheumatoid…

Spooky Halloween makeup, accessories for the costume-less reveller

Boo! As usual, ghosts, zombies and a coven of good and bad…

The Ontario Native Women’s Association launches magazine for women

TORONTO — A new magazine promises to offer an empowering voice for…

Phone, TV, social media use tied to more sugar and caffeine in teens

HAMILTON — A new study finds teens who spend more time watching…

Biogen reanalyzes studies, presses ahead on Alzheimer’s drug

Biogen Inc. said Tuesday it will seek federal approval for a medicine…

Mike Downie says Secret Path Live was ‘powerful’ and he’d ‘love to do it again’

TORONTO — A brother of the late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie…

Health: What should I mix with my rum?

Have I been leading readers astray? For years this column has stressed…

  • Oct 21, 2019

Family: Reflections on Thanksgiving and other holidays

With Thanksgiving over and done with its time to get on with…

  • Oct 21, 2019