Feeling ‘sliced up inside’: Birth control implant Essure led to pain, serious problems for some women

A lack of detailed information about Essure, a permanent birth control implant, and the adverse reactions women were having to it, put some women’s health in jeopardy, a CBC News/Fifth Estate investigation found. The investigation also found that Health Canada, which is responsible for regulating medical devices, hasn’t been transparent about Essure’s licencing or reporting […]

Pesticides? Genetics? France launches probe after more birth defects cases revealed

A nationwide investigation has been launched in France amid growing concern at the increased number of instances of babies being born with birth defects, like missing or malformed arms, sparking a public health scare. Assuring citizens that nothing “is being hidden from you,” head of Public Health France Francois Bourdillon told RTL radio listeners that […]

Kate Middleton: Where is Duchess of Cambridge? Pippa Middleton rumoured to be giving birth

Kate Middleton, 36, is set to be surrounded by babies as not only did she give birth to Prince Louis in April, but her sister Pippa Middleton, 35, is due any day. On top of this, Meghan Markle, 37, and Prince Harry, 34, announced yesterday they were expecting their first child. Pippa was seen arriving […]

Kate Middleton: Where is Duchess of Cambridge? Pippa Middleton rumoured to be giving birth

Kate Middleton, 36, is set to be surrounded by babies as not only did she give birth to Prince Louis in April, but her sister Pippa Middleton, 35, is due any day. On top of this, Meghan Markle, 37, and Prince Harry, 34, announced yesterday they were expecting their first child. Pippa was seen arriving […]

Europe's Home Birth Capital Sees Moms Opt for Hospital

Not so long ago, healthy pregnant women in the Netherlands who wanted to give birth in a hospital, rather than at home, were rare. They were usually foreigners who didn’t trust or understand the medical system. Now, says Amsterdam-based doula Maartje Bruning, a “vast majority” of her clients don’t plan to give birth at home […]

Kate Middleton and Prince William’s 'body language has CHANGED since the birth of Louis'

Kate Middleton, 36, gave birth to her third child Prince Louis six months ago. After a summer taking maternity leave and caring for the young Prince, Kate is back in the spotlight. The Duchess of Cambridge returned to the spotlight last week, making three appearances in quick succession. Earlier this week she joined her husband […]

Birth of a Brand: The Avid Hotel by IHG in Oklahoma City

Review: Avid Hotel by IHG in Oklahoma City Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

The Birth of America’s Obsession With the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Wanted: someone to set the record straight on coffee’s health effects and work out the recipe for a perfect cup. This was the National Coffee Roasters Association’s proposition to Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Samuel Prescott in 1920, in exchange for $ 40,000 worth of funding (half a million today). The public was fed up […]