Family who moved to Canada with $48, makes the largest single donation to Scarborough Health Network
A family who emigrated to Canada 50 years ago with only $48 to their surname has made the largest single donation in the history of the Scarborough Health Network’s history.
Quebec fat activist starts petition to have fat rights in Charter of Rights and Freedoms
A fat Quebec activist is fighting for the rights of fat people everywhere, as she moves to have fat rights in the Quebec Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Company offers non-smokers six additional sick days a year
A Tokyo-based company is offering its non-smoking workers an extra six days off per year to make up for the amount of time smokers took off during work.
Australians may need facial ID to access porn sites in near future
The Australian National Security Ministry has proposed the use of facial recognition technology to access pornography as a measure to prevent minors from accessing the adult content.
Health Canada says U.S. baby food contamination report not a safety concern for Canada
Health Canada says toxic heavy metals found in baby products from U.S. manufacturers “do not pose a safety concern,” even though there are traces of lead.
Baby with seven percent chance of survival wakes up from coma, smiles at father
Despite suffering a cardiac arrest, an affliction in which only 7 percent of people survive, the baby made it through.
Survival rate doubles for premature babies in U.K.
Doctors had previously been recommended to only attempt to save premature babies after 23 weeks; however, new data shows that babies born earlier can be saved, and the overall rate for premature survival has doubled as medical technology improves.
Ontario and Quebec meat recall — at least a dozen sick after salmonella outbreak
At least eight more beef products from Ontario have been recalled due to E Coli contamination, as well as several products in Quebec.