(Reuters) - The governor of Kansas on Thursday vetoed a bill expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), saying tax dollars would still fund Planned Parenthood and
CALGARY - Opposition members of an Alberta government panel studying how to keep children in government care safe say they are frustrated.
The 13-member panel ó which includes MLAs from all parties,
LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian sovereign fund IFIC is targeting investments in the healthcare and high-tech sectors in the hope of improving the lives of Iranians, Vahid Sharif, an investment manager at t
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Liberal government has unveiled a new $13.6 million action plan to help deal with the province's aging population.
Premier Stephen McNeil says the three-year plan will help ad
A recent study suggests requiring emergency medical services personnel to ask about a patient's use of blood thinners could be vital to life-saving treatment.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG said on Thursday it has agreed to pay $157.45 million to settle environmental claims from 10 U.S. states over its excess diesel emissions, as the world's largest a
NAIROBI (Reuters) - One of Kenya's most prominent conservationists said on Thursday she was repeatedly shot at when she ran to her baby as armed men set fire to a lodge near her home in the drought-st
ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to "dissenting voices" and reconsider his position on climate change on Thursday, saying the United States risked losing its en
LONDON (Reuters) - Eleven biotech companies and research teams in Britain and the United States were awarded up to $48 million in funding on Thursday to speed development of new antibiotics powerful e
(Reuters Health) - Just the initial hospitalizations for firearm-related injuries in the United States cost an average $735 million per year, with the government picking up a large portion of the tab,
Elderly residents, including two who are over 100 years old, recently evicted from the Terraces on 7th in Vancouver should be allowed to continue living there for life and all contracts with reti
Scientists have discovered a new relative of T. rex that is the geologically youngest species of the lineage called Daspletosaurus, the 'frightful lizards'. The new species of dinosaur, Daspletosaurus
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG said Thursday it has agreed to settle environmental claims from 10 U.S. states over its excess diesel emissions for $157.45 million as the world's largest automake
ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican urged U.S. President Donald Trump to listen to "dissenting voices" and reconsider his position on climate change on Thursday, saying the United States risked being supplan
Researchers at the University of Michigan found dopamine levels drop and fluctuate during a migraine headache, a discovery that could lead to better treatment.
At a forum in Birmingham, anxious parents get some peace of mind from experts about their athletic kids
Blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes grafted onto their tails after being treated with a small molecule neurotransmitter drug that augmented innervation, integration, and f
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Ministry of Agriculture reported on Thursday 37 pigs on a farm in the southern Guangdong province had been killed after contracting the O-type strain of foot-and-mouth dise
ZURICH (Reuters) - A new leukemia treatment from Novartis for children and young adults will get priority review from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), putting the Swiss drugmaker ahead of
LONDON (Reuters) - Depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, with more than 300 million people suffering.
Britain's High Court has denied a bid by a terminally ill man to challenge the law on assisted suicide, ruling that the issue was already considered in recent years and does not merit further analysis
(Reuters) - An anti-inflammatory drug being developed by Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings as an add-on treatment for cystic fibrosis demonstrated promising safety and was well tolerated in a small mids
NAIROBI (Reuters) - The price of ivory on Chinese markets has slumped by two-thirds since 2014 as Beijing rolls out a ban on trade in elephant tusks, but illegal markets in neighboring countries are e
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Drought conditions associated with an El Nino weather pattern are likely to reoccur in a few months time, the South African government said on Thursday.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's government has proposed issuing a decree to govern the domestic tobacco industry, a move that could sharply raise cigarette output in the world's fourth-most populous n
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline's new CEO Emma Walmsley, who takes over on April 1, has won a short-term reprieve from the threat of generic Advair with a delay in U.S. approval for Mylan's copy of
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Authorities ordered the evacuation of large parts of a major town of more than 25,000 people in eastern Australia on Thursday as a storm system generated by a powerful cyclone that
TOKYO (Reuters) - A local district court in western Japan on Thursday denied granting an injunction against Shikoku Electric Power Co's Ikata No. 3 nuclear reactor, the operator said on Thursday, a mo
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis AG on Wednesday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to accelerate its review of the Swiss drugmaker's CTL019 therapy for young patients with B-cell
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia began evacuating thousands of people stranded on resort islands in the tropical northeast on Thursday, as water supplies began to run low two days after Cyclone Debbie tor
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Texas on Wednesday kicked an Exxon Mobil Corp lawsuit seeking to thwart two states from pursuing a fraud case over climate change to a Manhattan court, saying hi
There will be layoffs in the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, although CEO Keith Dewar can’t yet say how many. While RQHR has previously relied on attrition to reduce staffing numbers, he
E.P.A. scientists had concluded that exposure to the chemical, chlorpyrifos, which has been in use since 1965, was potentially causing significant health consequences.
Three months ago, Bruce threw his back out while bending over to help his grandson tie his skates. Although he has had occasional back trouble in the past, this flare-up was different and simply did n