Marcos Brindicci/Reuters The Trump administration gave five companies initial permission to conduct surveys of oil and gas deposits beneath a vast region off the US East Coast. The surveys will utilize sound-wave blasts that conservationists say put whales and dolphins at risk. President Donald Trump has espoused an “energy dominance” agenda to boost oil output […]
The widespread practice by healthy seniors of taking a baby Aspirin every day may do more harm than good, according to a U.S.-Australian study of more than 19,000 volunteers.
For folks with atrial fibrillation, Apple’s new wearable could actually be useful. For everyone else, evidence suggests otherwise. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b99981cf3be4b741fa986e9/master/pass/AppleWatch_Series4.jpg
The B.C. First Nations Health Authority has secured a $ 2.5 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to identify promising models for harm reduction services for opioid use in First Nations communities across the province.
Nearly 1,800 health care professionals have signed a petition calling on Ontario Premier Doug Ford to stop his plan to revert to an old sex-education curriculum.
Enlarge / Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., holds his phone after the morning session at the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Friday, July 13, 2018. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Last week, Facebook invited some media outlets to an event to […]
Aside from Halloween and Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th is the most notorious slasher franchise out. However 1981’s Part II featured so much “accumulative violence” that it faced opposition from the Motion Picture Association of America. A number of scenes were taken out of the original cut just so it could be given […]
The use of evidence from pedophile hunters has risen seven-fold in England and Wales since 2015, new figures reveal. The news comes despite the head of the National Police Chief’s Council saying that vigilantes put kids at risk. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed that evidence from online groups has been used 150 […]
I was terrified that smartphones would harm my toddler, but the latest research suggests there are benefits
Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Smartphones and tablets are irresistible to children, but many parents aren’t sure how to responsibly manage their use. Plus, scientists don’t really know how using interactive screens influences brain development. Meanwhile, screen-time guidelines have struggled to keep pace. The good news: Experts are beginning to discover some potential benefits for kids from […]
Trade wars ‘harm the initiator’: China’s foreign minister just fired a warning shot at the US over Trump’s tariffs
China’s foreign minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that history shows trade wars harm the initiator as well as the target. Speaking at China’s annual legislative meeting, Wang said that if a trade war were to happen, Beijing would have a “justified and necessary response.” Trump announced steel and aluminum tariffs last week and, amid […]