Opioid Deaths Continue To Climb In Alberta

Fentanyl overdoses killed 143 people in Alberta in the third quarter of this year, a dismal record that was up 9% from the previous quarter, according to the latest data released by... Read more »

Flies Could Transmit More Diseases Than We Thought

It has always been said that flies are vehicles for diseases. And this has been proven by science. However, a new review of the microbiome (number of microorganisms present in a living... Read more »

Death linked to carfentanil In New Brunswick

Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid about 100 times more potent than fentanyl or 10,000 times more potent than morphine. A toxicological analysis report revealed the presence of carfentanil in a recent deceased... Read more »

Autism and ADHD strike an increasing number of young children

The proportion of children under five with a mental disorder is on the rise in Quebec, according to a report released Tuesday by the Observatoire des Toddlers. In particular, autism spectrum disorder... Read more »

Warm temperatures favor tick proliferation

Warm temperatures favor tick proliferation The wooded areas are still very busy even though the summer season is behind us, says zoologist Andrew Hebda of the Nova Scotia Museum. “More people told... Read more »

Canada plans to classify tramadol as an opioid

The Canadian government plans to classify tramadol opioid following a sharp rise in prescription prescriptions for this powerful painkiller in recent years, said Wednesday the Ministry of Health. “Health Canada has launched... Read more »

Canadian Student Makes Breakthrough Discovery On Cancer Cells

A doctoral student in Ontario has made a breakthrough discovery that has the potential to prevent the proliferation of cancer cells. A student in Queen’s Department of Chemistry, Caitlin Miron has identified... Read more »

Being a workaholic makes you sick when you do not like your job

Workaholics who like what they do are in better shape than those who work long days without investing in their jobs, according to a study published by a researcher at Simon Fraser... Read more »

Iowa Woman Ingests Tapeworm as a Dietary Measure

Des Moines, IA – a local woman went to see her physician for his advice after ingesting a tapeworm she purchased on the internet. Apparently, the woman was led to believe that... Read more »

Harvard Study Links 25,000 U.S. Deaths to Sugary Drinks

Following quick on the heels of New York City’s refusal to ban the sale of giant-sized soft drinks is a recently released study done at Harvard University which directly links the consumption... Read more »