Lack of sleep has become a huge problem for Canadian adolescents, says a Sick Kids sleep expert, adding that, ‘in 20 years time, we’re going to see a whole generation of adults who are functioning sub-optimally.’
Bill Gates says a deadly flu epidemic is one of the biggest threats to humanity. It could kill nearly 33 million people in 6 months.
JP Yim / Getty Bill Gates released his annual “What I learned at work this year” letter, which reflects on the issues of the past year and predicts what may happen in the upcoming 12 months. In his 2018 edition, the Microsoft founder shared what he believes will be the next epidemic: the flu. “If […]
Canada’s chief public health officer says the need to increase access to a “safer supply” of opioids is being reviewed with provinces and territories — a move encouraged by a number of public health experts.
Diabetes experts say Canada could prevent another million type 2 diabetes diagnoses in the next decade if Ottawa helps to fund something it lacks now: a national diabetes strategy.
U.S. health officials call on vaping industry to address rof isk having their flavoured products pulled off the market.
HEART attacks and strokes are set to soar over the coming years as the diabetes epidemic sweeping the nation takes its toll, a charity has warned.
What may strike next, the World Health Organization fears, is something no doctor has ever heard of or knows how to treat. It’s come to be known as Disease X. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b47f7bc32ccf1343a8aa97e/master/pass/jargon_diseasex_web.jpg
Live-streaming app LiveMe has deleted 600,000 accounts of children under the age of 13 in the last 60 days since media reports emerged that pedophiles were using the service to exploit underage users. The app, which has been downloaded more than 90 million times, shares the user’s location and allows users to search for who […]
Katie Davis spends her afternoons and evenings in therapy sessions with kids. As a clinical psychologist in private practice on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Davis helps young patients through severe anxiety, mood disorders and other mental health challenges in order to improve their educational attainment. She says she’s “taking on all of their struggles,” and […]
As London’s murder rate overtakes New York’s, with 50 deaths recorded in 2018 alone, undercover police officers and ‘Al Capone’ tactics are now being deployed to tackle the crime epidemic. The officers, who will operate alongside highly visible uniformed ones, have been trained in behavioral science to spot any suspected criminal behavior. It comes after […]