FDA Cutting Nicotine: Soon less nicotine in American cigarettes

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday it would reduce the legal nicotine content in cigarettes to avoid creating addictions among smokers. This is the first time that US... Read more »

baby born alive despite medical termination of pregnancy

BOLOGNE-SUR-MER – A baby was born alive while a medical interruption of pregnancy (IMG) had just been practiced on her mother a few hours earlier. The decision to terminate the pregnancy was... Read more »

Nurses Providing Care At Campsites

A couple of nurses from Granby found an unusual way to provide health care by traveling on campgrounds in a mobile clinic. This trailer is a place where you feel like at... Read more »
End of Highway Dempster Highway, Northwest Territories Photo: Daniel Case

736 kilometers Across The Arctic Desert from Dawson City to Inuvik

Dempster Road begins 40 km east of Dawson City, Yukon, and extends 736 km to Inuvik, Northwest Territories. It is part of the Trans Canada Trail. The wild landscapes are impressive in... Read more »

Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession

Healthy eating is a virtue, but one must avoid that leads to an obsession called orthorexia. Orthorexia sufferers have the obsession of choosing their foods based on their nutritional qualities rather than... Read more »

Better Diagnosis of Schizophrenia with Artificial Intelligence

IBM scientists published a study in collaboration with the University of Alberta on the use of artificial intelligence and algorithms to better detect cases of schizophrenia, a rare disease still diagnosed from... Read more »

Your pet could be a carrier of Lyme disease

Veterinarians across the country have been finding ticks on dogs for a number of years. Some of them are carriers of Lyme disease. Even though very few people have developed the disease... Read more »

Charlie Gard Is A Prisoner Of the NHS

Charlie Gard “is ultimately a prisoner of the NHS” (the British national health service). On the eve of a decisive day for the life of this 11-month-old baby affected by a rare... Read more »

Mom Makes Breast Milk Brownies, Doesn’t Know Why Everyone Is So Mad

One mother caused a outrage on social networks after saying she made a popular chocolate brownie cake with her breast milk. She told the brownies at a school bake sale and didn’t... Read more »

baby dies of meningitis after being kissed

An 18-day-old girl died Tuesday in Iowa from meningitis she reportedly contracted after being kissed by a person who had a wild fire. The parents of the little girl, Nicole and Shane... Read more »