Archive For The “Health” Category

Trudeau hosting Italian PM in Ottawa following Trump visit

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Trudeau hosting Italian PM in Ottawa following Trump visit

Gentiloni said his military, which has previously aided USA forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, is not involved much in Syria and he has no plans to change that.”Now is the moment for the USA and Italy to work together to stabilise the situation and broaden the support for the Tripoli government to other actors”, Gentiloni…

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Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

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Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

The symbolic 100-day mark for the administration is Saturday. On Friday Trump dismissed the 100 days as a “ridiculous standard” by which to judge a president’s achievements, and predicted that the media wouldn’t give him the credit he considers himself owed.Trump would like to revive a failed effort by House Republicans to replace the Affordable…

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Paul Ryan: Avoiding shutdown is GOP priority, not health care vote

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Paul Ryan: Avoiding shutdown is GOP priority, not health care vote

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat, said in a statement that the “Republicans’ latest plan is to expose Americans with pre-existing conditions to staggering new health costs”. But it’s unclear how they will navigate the competing interests of their parties and the White House to find a solution that the three sides can…

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South Korea on heightened alert for North’s celebration

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South Korea on heightened alert for North’s celebration

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday China can solve the problem of North Korea if it wants to because the country provides the “economic lifeline” to the impoverished communist neighbor.It is not clear what China’s role in the crisis will be, although President Trump appears confident it will indeed be constructive.China temporarily put cruise missile-capable…

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Trump calls 100-day assessment “ridiculous”

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Trump calls 100-day assessment “ridiculous”

Trump’s hits the 100-day mark at the end of the next week. It doesn’t matter now and it’s a media creation now because the report cards on Trump’s first 100 days aren’t so rosy. He even broke a few of them, including a repeated vow to call out China for being a so-called currency manipulator.Advertisement…

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Reproductive Justice NB opposes Right to Life return

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Reproductive Justice NB opposes Right to Life return

Clinic 554, formerly the Morgentaler Clinic, has operated out of its Brunswick Street location since 1994.The Right to Life Association moved in next door six years later. The two remained neighbours until last summer, when the Right to Life Association’s building burnt down last July.The city’s Planning Advisory Committee recently granted Right to Life a…

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Reality check: Is your daily diet soda increasing your risk of dementia, stroke?

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Reality check: Is your daily diet soda increasing your risk of dementia, stroke?

Research is shedding light on how diet soda may be sabotaging your weight and waistline, but what about your risk of stroke and dementia?A new American study is warning that a daily artificially sweetened drink may be tied to an almost three times increased risk of encountering a stroke or dementia compared to people who…

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Halifax, Dartmouth hospitals to get new dialysis chairs

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Halifax, Dartmouth hospitals to get new dialysis chairs

The Dartmouth General Hospital and the Halifax Infirmary will each be receiving six new dialysis chairs as part of the QEII redevelopment project. Story continues below READ MORE: New dialysis unit at Halifax Infirmary can meet demand — for nowCommunity Services Minister Joanne Bernard made the announcement on Friday.A dialysis chair helps remove unwanted waste from…

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New RUH ‘code blue’ carts to enhance response times

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New RUH ‘code blue’ carts to enhance response times

When a “code blue” is called in hospital, it means a patient’s heart or breathing has stopped.Every second counts to save their life.READ MORE: Why doctors are warning young women about heart attacks related to stress, pregnancy Story continues below Related New cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, raises cost concerns Women with failed fertility treatments increase…

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Trump Vows to Fix Wisconsin Dairy Situation

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Trump Vows to Fix Wisconsin Dairy Situation

David MacNaughton says despite some USA rhetoric – and his own rebuttal released Tuesday – he still expects there will be “constructive discussions” between the two countries because so many jobs on both sides of the border depend on trade.”I’m not saying we’ll have another great depression, but this is surely not going to be…

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