Category Archives: healthcare

Will fear or rational thinking dominate as the COVID-19 virus outbreak plays out?

CTV news Mar 15 2020 — Comments I noticed last week in at least Winnipeg that panic buying started at Costco, Walmart and Superstore. Safeway, Coop and Sobeys were less affected initially. Not sure if demographics may have had something … Continue reading

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One cup of milk per day associated with up to 50 per cent increase in breast cancer risk: study

New evidence suggests that women who drink as little as one cup of dairy milk per day could increase their risk of developing breast cancer by up to 50 per cent. (Efired/shutterstock.com) HEALTH | News Nicole BogartCTVNews.ca Writer @nlynnbogart Contact … Continue reading

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Scientists create first ‘living robots’ in major breakthrough | The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/living-robots-xenobots-living-cells-frog-embryos-a9282251.html What could possibly go wrong.

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The strange truth about the pill – BBC Future

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20180822-the-birth-control-pill-can-have-male-side-effects — Comments Looks like more research needed on birth control pills and the substantial changes they make to women’s brains. — Interesting. This makes me curious as to the the effect, if any, it has had on the LBGTQ … Continue reading

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Ontario using new law to suppress suits over negligent government conduct, lawyers say

Ontario using new law to suppress suits over negligent government conduct, lawyers say https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-ontario-using-new-legislation-to-shut-down-class-action-suits/ Comments Very dangerous precedence. Instead of dealing with systemic issues in the justice system and elsewhere in government they have removed the ability to sue them … Continue reading

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Detroit Hospital performs double-lung transplant on vape-injured teen | National Post

One of the patient’s vape-damaged lungs. Courtesy Henry Ford Hospital – Courtesy Henry Ford Hospital Nov 12 2019 https://nationalpost.com/health/detroit-hospital-performs-double-lung-transplant-on-vape-injured-teen-facing-imminent-death … Similar info from CDC in the past other than they named the illness and this apparently the first lung transplant … Continue reading

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Cash for needle returns? Homeless Winnipegger says incentives, help from city could clean up camps

© Provided by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Raymond Dunn lives in a tent in a neatly kept area behind Balmoral Hall, a private girls’ school a short walk from a homeless encampment along the Assiniboine River. Raymond Dunn lives in a … Continue reading

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