Essential Oils Suspected of Acting As Endocrine Disruptors

The magazine 60 million, warns against the use of two essential oils: lavender and tea tree. These two widely used essential oils could cause hormonal imbalances by acting as endocrine disruptors. Essential... Read more »

An outbreak of Streptococcal infections kills Nine in Ontario

A streptococcal outbreak in the London, Ontario area has killed nine people in the last 18 months. Thirty-two cases of group A streptococcal infection were treated. Intensive care unit treatment was required... Read more »

Discovery Of a Molecule To End Antibiotic resistance?

A team of Canadian researchers says they have developed a synthetic molecule that could be the key to ending antibiotic resistance, one of the key health issues of the coming years. Antibiotic... Read more »

Facebook Can Now Recognize Suicidal Thoughts

Facebook announced Monday that it has significantly improved its suicide prevention tool with artificial intelligence. Technology is now able to recognize actions associated with suicidal thoughts by itself in order to offer... Read more »

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 »

Buying Organic Not Always Healthier Choice

Since organic foods tend to be more expensive but are thought to be a healthier option to include in your diet, many healthy people make the mistake of only buying foods that... Read more »

Man Surprises Parents With 130 pound Weight Loss

Lucas Irwin wanted to surprise his parents, so, he stayed away from home for a full year. His sister is the only one who knew his plan. Irwin once weighed 300 pounds,... Read more »

Risk of Botulism Associated With Tout Eggs

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling trout eggs as they may be contaminated with bacteria that can paralyze the face. No cases of disease have been reported so far, but some... 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 »