The new president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) said Wednesday he fears the country’s fragile health-care system will deteriorate further without an injection of cash — and a plan to increase the number of doctors and other health care professionals.
Superheroes have been at the forefront of pop culture now for more than two decades, thanks to the success of movies like “X-Men” and “Spider-Man” in the early 2000s. But it can’t just be DC and Marvel’s A-listers like Batman and Captain America carrying this torch forever. More to the point, we could use more […]
Enlarge / Oral swaps and a Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit (rape kit). (credit: Getty | MediaNews Group) Seeking emergency medical care in the US after a sexual assault can incur hefty hospital bills that may deter assault reporting and compound victims’ trauma, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of […]
US Customs stores duplicates of travelers’ phone and laptop contents — including medical records, photos, and calendar appointments — without much oversight, report says
A patch is seen on the sleeve of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer as he uses facial recognition technology in his booth at Miami International Airport to screen a traveler entering the United States on February 27, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images US Customs preserves data from phones, laptops, and tablets […]
Adam Dykaar knew he needed help after an episode of severe anxiety. But everywhere he turned meant another wait-list for another medical treatment that wasn’t guaranteed to work.
Amazon’s buyout of iRobot and One Medical may take longer than expected. According to Politico and The Wall Street Journal, the Federal Trade Commission is reviewing both acquisitions. Announced within a month of each other, the deals are valued at $ 1.7 billion and $ 3.9 billion, respectively, and have the potential to reshape two […]
Jonathan Van-Tam was asked during his Good Morning Britain appearance whether he believes the UK should introduce documents that prove vaccinations so sectors of the country can reopen. Some campaigners have shown opposition to the coronavirus vaccine passports as an assault on individual liberty and a way to force people to have the vaccine through a backdoor. […]
The Challenge Recap: Big Brother’s Shady Moves Turn the House Upside Down — Plus, Another Medical DQ!
RELATED STORIES Having been recruited from another highly strategic and mentally tough reality show, one would think that the Big Brother players who have infiltrated The Challenge would be slightly less sloppy. And disappointing. With the season’s limited amount of Gold Skulls waiting to be doled out, the players are itching to hit the elimination […]
RELATED STORIES NBC has sewn up a premiere date for newly-acquired Canadian medical drama Transplant. The series’ inaugural 13-episode season will make its stateside debut on Tuesday, Sept. 1, immediately following America’s Got Talent. Transplant centers on Dr. Bashir “Bash” Hamed (played by Quantico‘s Hamza Haq), a Syrian doctor with battle-tested skills in emergency medicine who […]
(credit: Michael Galkovsky / Flickr) Toothpicks seem so innocent. Whether staking down juicy sliders on game day or harpooning fruits bobbing in happy-hour cocktails, the mini skewers often spike our festive occasions. But, make no mistake, they have a vicious side. Given the chance, they will mess you up. Of the poor souls who somehow […]