5 check-ups every man needs

5 check-ups every man needs

New Delhi: Most people underestimate the significance of regular examinations. Our hectic and unpredictable lifestyle frequently prevents us from seeking routine preventive care. People usually only come when they are seriously ill. In fact, health surveys show that men are less likely than women to visit doctors. Men over the age of 50 should have […]

Monkeypox Has Reached BC: What You Should Know | The Tyee

Monkeypox Has Reached BC: What You Should Know | The Tyee

British Columbia’s first confirmed monkeypox infection is “an isolated case” and the risk is low, health officials said this week. Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and select partners Support Responsible Journalism. Become a Tyee Member Responsible to you, we pursue the highest standards. Help us add 500 new recurring members by June 13. Indigenous […]

Case of monkeypox identified in Alberta | Globalnews.ca

Case of monkeypox identified in Alberta  | Globalnews.ca

Alberta has identified a case of monkeypox in the province. In a post on social media Thursday afternoon, chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said one isolated case of the disease has been confirmed in an adult in Alberta. Monkeypox is a rare disease that can cause fevers, aches and rashes, according to […]

Great, Now We Have to Worry About Monkeypox?

Great, Now We Have to Worry About Monkeypox?

Photo: Cuson (Shutterstock) Smallpox is the only disease we’ve ever managed to fully eradicate in humans; it hasn’t existed anywhere in the world since 1980. But its close relative, monkeypox, is still around. Monkeypox isn’t anywhere near as dangerous as smallpox, but a few recent outbreaks have public health officials worried. In recent weeks, there […]

SIDS Is Still a Tragic Mystery, Despite Claims the ‘Cause’ Has Been Found

SIDS Is Still a Tragic Mystery, Despite Claims the 'Cause' Has Been Found

Photo: Andrew Wong (Getty Images) Last week, numerous headlines and social media posts declared that scientists had finally found the “cause” of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Unfortunately, the reality is a bit more complicated. While the research could one day lead to important discoveries in predicting or treating this devastating syndrome, the findings aren’t […]