‘She had nothing left to give’: Ontario parents take daughter to U.S. to treat Lyme disease

Thea Wucher travelled to the United States to be treated for Lyme disease after Canadian doctors…

City of Victoria solving public urination problem with ‘peeosks’

The containers collected 4,000 litres of urine in just three months during 2018. Photo courtesy City…

Calgary woman hopes to register chickens as emotional support animals

Nikki Pike says her three chickens help her deal with depression and anxiety.

Eating placenta provides no mental health benefits for new mothers: Study

Despite a growing trend, esearchers at UBC found eating the placenta after birth has impact on…

National infertility rates climb as couples choose to start families later

Infertility rates have doubled in Canada since the 1980’s.

New Brunswick declares Gonorrhea outbreak

There were a total of 116 reported gonorrhea cases in New Brunswick between the beginning of…

Yarmouth anesthesiologist shortage may impact women in child birth

A shortage of anesthesiologists at a hospital in Yarmouth, N.S., have caused its personnel to scramble…

More than 280,000 Canadian children lacked measles vaccine between 2010-2017: UNICEF

Canada has a better record than a few other developed countries when it comes to vaccinating…

Drinking beer before wine has no impact on hangovers: Study

If you follow the well-known saying “beer before wine and you’ll feel fine” to steer clear…

Newfoundland woman charged for having ‘improperly packaged’ pot in her car

Police said they charged a Newfoundland woman for “transporting improperly packaged cannabis” in her car. The…

‘There is no space for these women to go’: B.C. centre’s closure leaves gap for HIV-positive women

As a woman with HIV, Valerie Nicholson says she fears for others suffering with the affliction…

Dry mango products recalled due to unlabelled allergens

Uncle T. Food has recalled its “I’m Real” brand dehydrated mango because the product contains sulphites…