‘My breast implants were poisoning my body’

A mum-of-two is recovering from surgery to remove her breast implants, which she believed were “poisoning” her body. Vet nurse Shay McDowall, 25, from Brisbane, blames the implants she had seven years ago for a string of health issues including exhaustion, migraines, blurred vision, sudden adult acne, digestion problems – and even infertility. And she …

Que. physicians vote to give nurse practitioners authority to diagnose

Giuseppe Valiante , The Canadian Press Published Saturday, February 23, 2019 6:51PM EST Last Updated Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:30PM EST MONTREAL — The professional order representing Quebec physicians has voted to allow the roughly 500 nurse practitioners in the province to begin diagnosing patients in an effort to reduce wait times in the health …

Selma Blair Makes First Public Appearance Since Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis at Vanity Fair Oscars Party

Jon Kopaloff/WireImage Selma Blair has made her first public appearance since announcing her multiple sclerosis diagnosis. The 46-year-old Cruel Intentions actress, who shared her health news with her fans in October, arrived to the Vanity Fair 2019 Oscars dinner on Sunday evening, walking the red carpet with the help of a cane. Inside the bash, Blair shared …

Hayward: CBO’s Obamacare Failure Is a Devastating Blow to Socialism

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a little-noticed report last week that confirms what Obamacare critics said from Day One: the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates for the cost and impact of the Affordable Care Act were off by enormous margins. American voters should carefully consider this object lesson when evaluating all …

An unscripted life

Updated February 25, 2019 11:09:39 Map: Katherine 0850 Photo: Tim Duncan had an epiphany on the roadside that changed the course of his life. (Australian Story: Anthony Sines) It took lying by the side of the road, his life ebbing away, for a disenchanted young doctor to realise he did want to save lives. In …

Que. physicians vote to give registered nurses authority to diagnose

Giuseppe Valiante , The Canadian Press Published Saturday, February 23, 2019 6:51PM EST Last Updated Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:30PM EST MONTREAL — The professional order representing Quebec physicians has voted to allow the roughly 500 nurse practitioners in the province to begin diagnosing patients in an effort to reduce wait times in the health …

AHS issues public alert after traveller with measles visits Leduc while contagious

Alberta Health Services issued a public alert Sunday advising Edmonton-area residents that a passenger who arrived on a flight from Vancouver on Feb. 12 had a “lab-confirmed” case of measles. READ MORE: ‘Measles is a highly contagious disease’: Health officials remind Canadians to get shot updated Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story continues below The person …

Vancouver adds 2 more measles cases, 1 of them linked to YVR airport

The Vancouver measles outbreak continues: Vancouver Coastal Health confirmed two more cases on Sunday afternoon, bringing the potential total of cases to 12. The health authority said both of the new cases contracted the infection while travelling, but could only link one of them to an Air Canada flight that left Vancouver International Airport on …

Feed Your Microbiome With Fiber-Rich And Naturally Fermented Foods : The Salt : NPR

Korean kimchi, made of salted and fermented vegetables, contains microbes that contribute to its distinctive taste. 4kodiak/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption 4kodiak/Getty Images Korean kimchi, made of salted and fermented vegetables, contains microbes that contribute to its distinctive taste. 4kodiak/Getty Images Katherine Harmon Courage wants us to think about digestion as a collaborative journey …

White House to select federal scientists to reassess government climate findings, sources say

Brady Dennis Reporter focusing on environmental policy and public health issues February 24 at 11:58 AM The White House plans to create an ad hoc group of select federal scientists to reassess the government’s analysis of climate science and counter conclusions that the continued burning of fossil fuels is harming the planet, according to three …

Ulcerative colitis: ‘I look healthy, young and fit but I spend my life in agony’

With humour, honesty and a great deal of courage, Nia Purslow has opened up about her chronic illness for Wales Online . I was a year into a busy office job when the symptoms started and everything was going well in my life until then. I started noticing blood in my stool occasionally when I …

Jussie Smollett’s Texts, Check Supports Training Fee, Not ‘Attack’ Fee

Jussie Smollett $3,500 Check and Texts Showing ‘Training’ Fee … Call Police Claim Into Question EXCLUSIVE Jussie Smollett has hard evidence to support his claim the Chicago Police Superintendent got it wrong when he told the media the actor paid $3,500 to Abel and Ola Osundairo to stage an attack. TMZ has obtained documents that on …

Can you get an STD from oral SEX? 10 risky sexual behaviours that can lead to HIV, unplanned pregnancy

High-risk and unsafe sexual behaviours that can lead to STDs, unplanned pregnancy&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock New Delhi: Many individuals, particularly young people, engage in unsafe sexual behaviours, putting themselves at an increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Also known as sexually transmitted infections (STIs), an STD can affect both men and women and …

Brave girl who was world’s youngest heart op baby at minutes old turns five

Courageous Chanel ­Murrish poses with her birthday cake and pink balloon in an image her parents thought they might never see. Chanel is five today and has defied all the odds to be here at all. She made history as the youngest child in the world to have open heart surgery – MINUTES after being …

Massage therapy isn’t just about relaxation. Here’s how to tell if it’s working

Most of us would love more massages in general, but some experts argue most adults are not getting as many massages as they need. Ronald Boado, a registered massage therapist (RMT) at Lemon Water Wellness based in Toronto, said we should be getting at least one massage per month. Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story continues …

Mother of patient with new Vancouver measles case alarmed after Delta doctors missed diagnosis

The mother of a patient with one of the two new measles cases reported in Metro Vancouver on Friday says her child may have exposed people to the contagious disease as far away as Delta — and that doctors there missed the diagnosis. Her concerns come as Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) struggles to contain a …

Bill To Lower the Voting Age Via Constitutional Amendment Introduced in Oregon

Oregon legislators are considering a proposal that would lower the state’s voting age to 16. Democratic state Sen. Shemia Fagan of Portland said the lower age is necessary because 16-year-olds are impacted by the government in major ways. She referenced the anti-gun activism of students from Parkland, Florida, as one of her reasons why 16-year-olds …

YouTube demonetizes anti-vaccination videos

YouTube will demonetize channels that promote anti-vaccination views, after a report by BuzzFeed News found ads, including from health companies, running before anti-vax videos. The platform will also place a new information panel that links to the Wikipedia entry on “vaccine hesitancy” before anti-vax videos. Information panels (part of YouTube’s efforts to combat misinformation) about …