Some Pine-Sol products recalled in Canada, U.S. over potential bacteria exposure – National |

If you happen to have a bottle of Pine-Sol all-purpose cleaner among your cleaning supplies, it might be time to throw it out. According to a recent recall issued in Canada and the U.S., that bottle of cleaning liquid might be tainted with a bacteria that could cause serious illness in those with compromised immune … Read more

China rolling out needle-free, inhalable COVID-19 vaccine – National |

The Chinese city of Shanghai started administering an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday in what appears to be a world first. The vaccine, a mist that is sucked in through the mouth, is being offered for free as a booster dose for previously vaccinated people, according to an announcement on an official city social media … Read more

Gas stoves can leak cancer-causing chemical, even when turned off, study shows – National |

Gas stoves in California homes are leaking cancer-causing benzene, researchers found in a new study. Their findings add to a growing body of research that indicate that gas stoves may be hazardous for people’s health as well as the environment — and it’s not just affecting people in California. In the study, published in Environmental … Read more

Hair-straightening chemical products linked to increased uterine cancer risk – National |

Women who use hair-straightening chemicals are at higher risk for uterine cancer compared to those who don’t, a new study by the National Institutes of Health has found. The study, published this week, found that of the 33,497 participants, those who used chemical products designed to straighten their hair more than four times a year … Read more

COVID-19 changed young people’s personalities for the worse, study suggests – National |

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, it changed everything. Work moved from the office to the home, socializing with friends meant hopping on a Zoom call, and even going outside for groceries could put your health at risk. Now, a new study is suggesting that the pandemic also changed our personalities. Read more: The face reveal of … Read more

Global cases of COVID, monkeypox trending down, but WHO warns against complacency – National |

The world is seeing a downward trend in COVID-19 and monkeypox cases, but the World Health Organization says assuming this trend will continue is “dangerous” and urges governments and individuals to remain vigilant. Globally, the number of weekly COVID-19 cases decreased by 12 per cent during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, as … Read more

Dermatologist shares stark photo highlighting why neck sunscreen is essential – National |

Consider this a reminder that sunscreen needs to be applied everywhere — not just your face. A New York dermatologist shared the consequences of what can happen when you only apply sunscreen to your face and ignore other parts of your body. Dr. Avi Bitterman posted a photo of an unnamed 92-year-old woman to Twitter … Read more

Synthetic embryos made without sperm or egg formed brain, beating heart: study – National |

Two teams of scientists have independently created synthetic mouse embryos in a lab without using eggs or sperm cells in a major leap forward for the field of developmental and stem cell biology. Scientists were able to nurture these embryos to form a brain, a beating heart and the foundations for all other organs in … Read more

News anchor Julie Chin suffers ‘beginnings of a stroke’ on live TV – National |

Oklahoma news anchor Julie Chin suffered what she says was the “beginning of a stroke” while reporting the news on live TV over the weekend. Chin, who works for NBC affiliate KJRH, was reporting on the attempted launch of NASA’s Artemis I rocket Saturday morning when she began to stumble over her words. Read more: … Read more

Man, 23, died after being left unattended for 7 hours in hospital, lawsuit claims – National |

The mother of a 23-year-old man who died at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut last year has filed a lawsuit against the facility for allegedly leaving her son in an ambulance bay untreated for multiple hours. William (Billy) Miller died in May 2021 after he was taken to the hospital for drug toxicity monitoring. His … Read more