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 […]

Apple is in serious danger of no longer being a $1 trillion company (AAPL)

AP Apple is in danger of losing its $ 1 trillion market cap. Shares in Apple slid as much as 7% or more in after-hours trading, following its quarterly earnings report. Investors may have been spooked by a big miss on iPhone sales, as well as a soft revenue forecast for the next quarter. Still, […]

Ted Cruz suggested sending the National Guard to thwart the migrant caravan at the border, calling it a ‘serious threat’

Gary Williams/Getty Images US Sen. Ted Cruz suggested mobilizing the National Guard to the southern border where thousands of Central American migrants are making their way toward the US. Cruz suggested sending the National Guard or amassing more Border Patrol agents, citing former presidents.  A United Nations spokesman said more than 7,000 migrants have joined the caravan. Trump […]

Sleep: Not enough can trigger three serious health conditions and shorten life expectancy

Sleep can boost a person’s health in a number of ways, from improving immunity to helping you lose weight. Not getting enough can have a detrimental effect. Millions of people suffer from poor sleep as a result of stress, their job and computers. But bad moods and lack of focus aren’t the only negatives that […]

Withings Steel HR Sport review: A slick watch and tracker, but not for serious fitness junkies

REVIEW: Wearables company Withings returned from the grave last month with its first new product since Nokia ditched the brand it had acquired in a $ 192 million deal back in 2016. It’s been a whirlwind year for Withings, with cofounder Éric Carreel entering the fray to buy his company back from Nokia in May. Fast-forward to September, when […]

‘I hope they didn’t do it’: State Dept in doubt over S-300 delivery, warns of ‘serious escalation’

The news of Russia completing the delivery of its S-300 air defense system to the Syrian Army has provoked a nervous reaction in Washington, as the US State Department said it still hopes that the delivery had not taken place. “I saw that report. I cannot confirm that it is accurate. I hope that they […]

Headache: Is it a sign of something serious? Tension, cluster and migraine explained

HEADACHE is pain felt in the region of the head and neck and usually aren’t the sign of anything serious. But with over a hundred different types and subtypes of headaches, what does yours mean? Although the symptoms are largely the same, the causes are very diverse.