Gripe Water products recalled over microbial contamination

TORONTO -- Products sold at major Canadian retailers to treat symptoms of upset stomachs and other gastrointestinal issues in babies have been recalled. Health Canada announced the recall Saturday, saying that tests by the products' manufacturer showed microbial contamination. The...

3 people who died in Pittsburgh were wearing orange wrist bands

(CNN) -- Pittsburgh police are investigating a "medical situation" that left three people dead and four others hospitalized Sunday morning. All seven people were wearing orange paper wrist bands, which may offer clues, Pittsburgh Director of Public Safety Wendell Hissrich...

3 dead, 4 hospitalized in suspected drug overdose

The Associated PressPublished Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:00AM EDTLast Updated Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:43PM EDT PITTSBURGH -- Three people were killed and four others were hospitalized early Sunday in what police said appeared to be a mass drug overdose....

Tens of thousands march for ban on abortions in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands marched in Slovakia’s capital on Sunday calling for a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Catholic central European country. Demonstrators march during an anti-abortion protest rally demanding a ban on abortions in Bratislava,...

WHO says Tanzania not sharing details on Ebola-like cases

UNICEF carers look on at a daycare centre for children whose parents are being treated for Ebola in Mangina, in Congo's North Kivu province on Sept. 1. (Kinsella Cunningham/EPA-EFE) The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions...

Face transplant recipient’s donor face now failing

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- A woman who was severely burned in a domestic violence attack in Vermont is hoping for a second face transplant after doctors recently discovered tissue damage that likely will lead to the loss of her donor face....

Sleep congress shines light on women’s struggle with insomnia

Many Canadians suffer from sleep disturbances, and experts say they affect men and women differently. (Shutterstock/OKcamera) Frustration: that's the word Vancouverite Jacqueline Sinclair uses most often to describe her insomnia.  There's the frustration of lying in bed, awake in the...

UN agency: Tanzania not sharing details on Ebola-like cases

JOHANNESBURG -- The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus, a significant cause for concern during a regional outbreak that has been declared a...

World Health Organisation: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in a rare public rebuke as the region struggles with an outbreak already declared a global health emergency....

Next frontier in medical fundraising? Toronto man turns to boot camp to help raise $3M for son’s rare disorder

Michael Pirovolakis has a rare disorder called SPG50, which will eventually rob him of all functions in his arms, legs and brain. Michael’s parents, Georgia and Terry, have given up their life savings in the hopes a trial gene therapy...
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