Wait times for surgery in B.C. have tripled since 2002, say the province’s anesthesiologists, who are urging more collaboration between the government, political parties and health authorities to solve the issue.
The famine threatening war-torn Yemen is even worse than previous estimates which already called it the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. The UN now estimates 14 million people are at risk. UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock called for a humanitarian ceasefire in areas essential to aid supply and infrastructure. Because […]
A study published in The Lancet Thursday found that police killings of unarmed black Americans harm the mental health of the wider black American population, largely because the killings are perceived as a symptom of systemic racism.
This week: Should countries enforce population control? Let us know by email or in the comments below. Bai Shaofeng hasn’t met a single woman who will date him after nine years of living in Beijing. As a hairdresser in the world’s second-largest city, he doesn’t make a lot of money and can’t afford his own […]
A new study suggests that the incidence of epilepsy among First Nations people is twice that of the non-Indigenous population.
Parts of China are using facial recognition technology that can scan the country’s entire population in one second
GOH CHAI HIN/AFP/GettyImages Sixteen areas in China are using facial-recognition technology that can reportedly scan the country’s population in one second, and the world’s population in two seconds. Over the last two years the system has been used to arrest 2,000 people. Facial-recognition technology is soaring in China where it is being used to help […]
The UK cities with the oldest population have been revealed in a new study by The Centre for Cities. It has found that people who live in cities are becoming younger, with the average age being 38 years old. In 1996, people living in cities who were over the age of 65 was at 51 […]
DOCTORS are struggling to cope with rising demand, an ageing population and rock bottom morale as the NHS is pushed to its limit, a damning new survey reveals. Research by the Royal College of Physicians has laid bare a system in chaos with 64 per cent of doctors believing patient safety has deteriorated over the […]
Experts from across the NHS agree with the findings, saying that without urgent investment patient safety is at risk. More than 1,500 doctors across England, Wales and Northern Ireland responded to a survey suggesting the crisis in care has reached its nadir. Responses to the RCP NHS Reality Check Update 2018 show 84 per cent […]
GUEST: One of the fastest-growing regions in the U.S., Charleston, South Carolina is now the No. 1 mid-sized metro for millennials, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. As of 2016, the metro area was growing at three times the rate of the U.S. population. Often among the 34 new residents Charleston welcomes each […]