NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two fossil fuel industry groups dropped their attempts to intervene in a court case over climate change this week after failing to reach an agreement on a unified legal position o
A group of nurses marched to the B.C. Nurses’ Union office in Burnaby on Thursday to protest the removal of three candidates from union election ballots. “This is the sort of action y
A new study examined why private-land conservation data is sometimes inaccessible and found that limited capacity within some federal agencies as well as laws prohibiting others from disclosing certai
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it proposed a rule on Thursday to postpone compliance dates for effluent guidelines for steam electric power plants published in No
Molly MacDonald was diagnosed with an early stage of breast cancer in 2005. The Beverly Hills mother-of-five launched The Pink Fund to help other women with the burden of financial stress,
It's obvious that youngsters who harm themselves need psychiatric care, but drugs, alcohol, and violent injuries should set off similar mental-health alarm bells, researchers say.
Testing mice, scientists from the University of California at San Francisco showed how certain cells in the skin send out signals that stimulate hair follicles to regenerate.
A study found that when couples had sex more frequently, there would be much more affection shown in their daily lives, physically and verbally. Sex therapists across the US agree.
Eating more red meat is associated with an increased risk of dying from eight common diseases including cancer, diabetes and heart disease, as well as “all other causes” of death, according to a recen
EDMONTON - Alberta's auditor general is calling for immediate action to improve a health-care system he says is still falling short despite years of recommendations on how to make it ......
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found 100 percent of monkey fetuses had traces of the virus - causing inflammation of the optic nerves. They say it could apply to humans.
Republican senators are conceding that a scathing report on the GOP's House-passed health care bill has complicated their effort to write their own legislation
Researchers analysed data of hundreds of UK children who had been born through IVF or ICSI (when the man has a low sperm count), testing the same groups of children every few years up to the age of 11
Biologists have shown what could be a startling drop in the amount of carbon stored in the Sierra Nevada mountains due to projected climate change and wildfire events.
Patients who are told their medication can have certain side effects may report these symptoms more often than patients who aren't aware their treatment carries these risks, a study of popular cholest
A recent study found that accepting a kidney from a deceased diabetic donor may be best option for older patients or those facing long waits on a transplant list.
Mom, it's not all in your head: Dad does respond to toddler daughters and sons differently. Brain scans and random recordings of their times together prove it.
(Reuters) - General Motors Co was accused in a lawsuit on Thursday of rigging hundreds of thousands of diesel trucks with devices similar to those used by Volkswagen AG , to ensure they pass emission
A new longitudinal study by U.S. and Russian researchers found a direct link between teenagers lying and a higher risk of alcohol consumption in teens.
HALIFAX - Health authorities will act on recommendations stemming from the case of a Nova Scotia man who languished for six hours in a Halifax ER hallway while dying from ......
The virus that causes chickenpox -- varicella zoster virus (VZV) -- possesses a protein that could enhance its ability to hijack white blood cells and spread throughout the body, according to new rese
Researchers have identified a new way to potentially slow the fast-growing cells that characterize all types of cancer. By removing a specific protein from cells, they were able to slow the cell cycle
A boy died after drinking three Red Bulls. While that’s excessive, it made us wonder about the pitfalls of drinking coffee. British nutritionist May Simpkin explains its effects.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron urged Donald Trump on Thursday not to take any hasty decisions on a global climate change deal that the U.S. president threatened during his elect
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nearly three dozen consumer, environmental and public health groups on Thursday pressed privately held In-N-Out Burger to make good on its vow to set time lines for phasing out
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. deaths from Alzheimer's disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, and rates are expected to continue to rise, reflecting the nation's aging population and increa
EXCLUSIVE: Women have the best sex of their lives at 36 and over, a study by contraception app Natural Cycles. That's good news for celebrities Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian and Kelly Rowland.
The ancient martial art of tai chi may go beyond mindfulness, as a new study shows it could also significantly reduce depression symptoms in Chinese Americans.
A University of Columbia study claims that keeping secrets may be damaging to mental health because they drive up stress, causing sleeping problems, wrinkles and sickness.
Dr Meg Arroll, a leading psychologist and consultant for Healthspan, has authored five books on health, specifically on chronic illness. Here she explains why we overthink everything.
Human social groups have a strange tendency to share responsibility for taking care of infants; parents, older siblings, and other adult relatives all help to nurture babies. The only other primates t
In human history, the transition from hunting and gathering to farming is a significant one. As such, hunter-gatherers and farmers are usually thought about as two entirely different sets of people. B
(Reuters) - General Motors Co was accused in a lawsuit on Thursday of rigging hundreds of thousands of diesel trucks with so-called "defeat devices," similar to those used by Volkswagen AG , to ensure
(Reuters Health) - In response to a strict gluten-free diet, celiac disease symptoms are more likely to go away in children than in adults, researchers say.