#Health

  • Article: This Canadian Province May Subsidize an HIV Prevention Drug
    Health

    This Canadian Province May Subsidize an HIV Prevention Drug

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 16, 2018

    In 2016, there were 282 new HIV infections in Alberta. Read more

  • Article: Serena Williams’ Scary Childbirth Story Is Part of a Larger Pattern of Discrimination Against Black Moms
    Health

    Serena Williams’ Scary Childbirth Story Is Part of a Larger Pattern of Discrimination Against Black Moms

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 11, 2018

    An estimated 700 to 900 mothers die from childbirth in the US each year. Read more

  • Article: Bill and Melinda Gates Are Paying Off Nigeria’s $76 Million Debt to Japan
    Health

    Bill and Melinda Gates Are Paying Off Nigeria’s $76 Million Debt to Japan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 11, 2018

    Nigeria owes Japan $76 million for a polio eradication loan. Read more

  • Article: Mother Tells Justin Trudeau Families Need Help Dealing With Autism
    Health

    Mother Tells Justin Trudeau Families Need Help Dealing With Autism

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 10, 2018

    The PM attended a town hall meeting in Nova Scotia where he was asked about Canada's strategy. Read more

  • Article: This Syrian Doctor Is Building an Underground Hospital for Women and Girls
    Girls & Women

    This Syrian Doctor Is Building an Underground Hospital for Women and Girls

    Jan. 9, 2018|News Deeply

    With Syria’s healthcare system crippled by conflict, women and children are dying. Read more

  • Article: Canada Has Officially Banned Toiletries That Contain Plastic Microbeads
    Environment

    Canada Has Officially Banned Toiletries That Contain Plastic Microbeads

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 9, 2018

    Less microbeads = happier water. Read more

  • Article: A British Hospital Just Banned All Sugary Food and Drinks for the First Time
    Health

    A British Hospital Just Banned All Sugary Food and Drinks for the First Time

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 9, 2018

    An NHS ban on sugary drinks kicks off in July — but this Manchester hospital has gone even further. Read more

  • Article: This Charity Gives People New Lives by Donating Used Prosthetic Limbs in Africa
    Health

    This Charity Gives People New Lives by Donating Used Prosthetic Limbs in Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 5, 2018

    Prosthetic limbs can change lives. Read more