Oliver Zhang wants one thing for Christmas: a home he can actually live in. The Toronto-area IT professional, in his late 40s, suffers from a disorder known to the medical community as multiple chemical sensitivities/environmental sensitivities.
Two of Canada’s biggest labs promote and offer something known as IgG food tests at their labs, marketed as a way to test for food sensitivities. But medical experts call these blood tests “irrelevant,” “unvalidated” and “inappropriate” when it comes to tracking food intolerance.
The world’s biggest coffee company Starbucks has announced that it will close all of its company-owned cafes in the United States for one afternoon on May 29 to educate employees about racial bias. The announcement comes as the company tries to cool tensions following an incident in its Philadelphia store, in which two black men […]
FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME is a condition that causes pain all over the body. The exact cause is unknown, and there’s no specific test to diagnose the condition, but there is treatment available to improve quality of life.
A doctor alleges misogyny from a fellow physician while a patient accuses her cardiologist of insensitivity.
Enlarge (credit: Kristin Andrus) If it were easy to pin down the exact value for our planet’s sensitivity to greenhouse gas emission, it would have been done a long time ago—and you wouldn’t be reading yet another news story about it. It’s not like we have no idea how sensitive the climate is. The range […]
German authorities came to a school and took a teenage pupil away right from her classes to deport her to Nepal later the same day, provoking an angry reaction from her classmates and teachers, who said they were “traumatized” by the incident. The ninth-grade pupil, identified as Bivsi Rana, 14, was deported from Germany to […]
If you’re relatively new to digital photography, making sense of all the jargon can be a daunting task. That said, it’s also key to knowing your way around your camera and taking excellent photos. One of the most confusing settings is ISO, which is one of the three factors of exposure along with shutter speed […]