Blocking inflammation may be why some pain becomes chronic, study finds

A new Canadian study has found that using anti-inflammatory drugs and steroids after injury may actually increase the chances of developing chronic pain. The study, conducted by researchers at McGill University and... Read more »

Canadian study finds blocking inflammation may lead to chronic pain

A new Canadian study has found that using anti-inflammatory drugs and steroids after injury may actually increase the chances of developing chronic pain. The study, conducted by researchers at McGill University and... Read more »

Do COVID-19 rapid tests work on Omicron?

With Canadians across the country still faced with limited access to polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, rapid antigen tests remain a quick and easy way to tell whether or not someone has... Read more »

CDC urges Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11

Kids ages 5 to 11 should get a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, advisers to the U.S. government said Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quickly adopted the panel’s... Read more »

Oklahoma approves the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s Legislature gave final approval Thursday to another Texas-style anti-abortion bill that providers say will be the most restrictive in the nation once the governor signs it. The bill... Read more »

How New Variants May Impact Your Chances Of COVID Reinfection

Last year, it seemed as though coronavirus reinfections were rare. Yes, they happened, but the vast majority of people who had already had COVID likely wouldn’t contract the virus again anytime soon.... Read more »

2 monkeypox cases confirmed in Quebec — the first in Canada

Two cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Quebec, the first such cases in the country, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The agency says it has alerted public health... Read more »

Senate OKs overhaul of baby formula rules in aid program

WASHINGTON – The Senate approved a bill Thursday aimed at easing the baby formula shortage for families participating in a government assistance program that accounts for about half of all formula purchased... Read more »

For Those With Borderline Personality Disorder, The Depp-Heard Trial Hurts

Like many people, Bethany Purves, a 23-year-old writer living in England, had been idly watching Johnny Depp’s defamation case against his ex-wife Amber Heard. At least, she was up to a point.... Read more »

Parents with allergic babies struggling amid formula shortage, Sask. mother says

Saskatchewan’s Nakaylia Tudway-Cains is one of many mothers in Canada feeling the strain of the ongoing baby formula shortage, and says is now paying $400 a month for special over-the-counter formula she... Read more »