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  • Head pressing in cats
    Head pressing: What is it, and what can you do about it?
    There is a certain behavior cats may engage in that all cat people should be aware of, because it can be a symptom of a serious condition. It's called head pressing, and cats generally only engage in this when they're suffering from...
  • Doctor talks about enterovirus
    SC school district reveals middle school student hospitalized with Enterovirus
    Amidst the attention that is surrounding the Ebola virus, a school district in South Carolina is warning parents to be even more diligent in monitoring their school-aged children for the enterovirus, which is a danger that is much more likely to...
  • B B King
    B.B. King tour cancelled following illness in Chicago
    Rolling Stone reported that B.B. King, who turned 89 last month, was performing at the House of Blues in Chicago on October 3, 2014, when he became ill.Medical attention was almost immediate, and the physician concluded that Mr. King was suffering...
  • Ernesto Quintero's A Sacred Journey
    A Sacred Journey, Ernesto Quintero's passion project
    The bonds of family can never truly be broken. When these bonds are tested by illness, the strength and love shared amongst the family members must withstand the pressures. Ernesto Quintero's documentary, A Sacred Journey, shares the love,...
  • Colon Cancer 3-D Image
    What are the lesser-known risk factors of colorectal cancer?
    In the past week, I’ve heard that two people—a much-beloved high school teacher and a college friend’s father—were each diagnosed with devastating late-stage colorectal cancer. It’s been a most difficult few days, and...
  • Tree of Life
    Sweeten your challenge with faith
    Faith and HopeToday we are inundated with different ways to stay healthy. The contradictions on what to do and what not to do, do’s and don’ts on eating and exercising are overwhelming.Losing weight, eating disorders and stress have...
  • Paul McCartney on stage
    Reports say Paul McCartney getting better all the time in the UK
    Paul McCartney, whose recent illness from a reported virus in Japan sent shock waves among Paul McCartney fans all over the world, was pictured by the UK Sunin an exclusive photo May 28 looking much better and giving a thumbs up to the camera. The...
  • Kraft Foods
    Kraft Foods recalls more than a million cases of cottage cheese
    Kraft Foods has issued a recall on certain food items, according to a CNN report published on May 18, 2014.The recall involves 1.2 million cases of cottage cheese that Kraft Foods says could spoil prematurely due to improper storage. The potential...
  • Pet jerky FDA: Pet jerky illnesses kill 1,000 dogs, sicken humans who ate treats
    Pet jerky FDA: Pet jerky illnesses kill 1,000 dogs, sicken humans who ate treats
    (NBC News) Pet jerky FDA: Pet jerky treats, mostly imported from China, are now linked to more than 1,000 deaths in dogs, more than 4,800 complaints about animal illness, and, for the first time, sickness in three people who ate the products,...
  • James Ford and Sinead O'Connor continue their quest to open minds
    James Ford and Sinead O'Connor continue their quest to open minds
    As readers of this space know by now, James Ford is the son of Dennis Rimmer and Diane Rimmer of Radisson, SK. He is currently in hospital in Saskatoon battling problems with his mental health. He recently posted some questions and answers about...
  • Vicks DayQuil Severe and NyQuil Severe
    Vicks Dayquil Severe & Nyquil Severe review
    There isn't anything worse than getting the flu or cold when the weather is nice and warm. Although the peak of cold, cough and flu season may have ended, flu activity is currently spiking all over the U.S., according to the Centers for...
  • The stigma curtains surrounding mental health are being ripped to shreds
    The stigma curtains surrounding mental health are being ripped to shreds
    What happens when you break your leg? People ooh and aah and sign your cast. What happens when you come down with cancer? People go on walks and shave their heads in sympathy.What happens if your brain continues to mis-fire and you have to lose...
  • You have dirty money in your wallet
    You have dirty money in your wallet
    According to a new study, dirty money takes on a whole new meaning when examined for bacteria. Paper money is one of the most frequently passed items in the planet. The unpublished study was described in the April 21 edition of The Wall Street...
  • New Beginning
    Faith, Hope and Courage
    On Tuesday, my life will take a new direction. I have been diagnosed with malignant neoplasm, floor of mouth. The best layman term I can come up with for that is cancer of the mouth.It came as a surprise - there was little warning. I had noticed a...
  • Chad Young IRIE FM
    IRIE FM and ZIP FM CEO, aged 27, dies from illness
    The Jamaican media industry has suffered a stunning blow as Chad Young, the CEO and managing director of popular radio stations, IRIE FM and ZIP FM has died at the tender age of 27.Young was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon at his St. Ann home...