The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency deleted — but later restored — key statistics on its web page about the percentage of Puerto Ricans living without drinking water and electricity. In this photo from October 2017, Roberto Figueroa Caballero sits in his wall-less home after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
The U.S. government continues to wage a fight against scientific information. Without it, the public can do little to address environmental and economic inequality.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau kayak in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, in British Columbia.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken swift action on protecting marine areas over the past two years, but he'll need to continue this momentum if he is to cement his legacy.
Besoin d'amis ?
Avec Facebook et autres réseaux sociaux, chacun est amené à compter ses amis et à comparer sa popularité à celle des autres. Une pratique qui suscite, à tort, un sentiment de solitude préjudiciable.
Who needs ‘friends’?
Social media is making it easier than ever to measure your perceived popularity against your peers in ways that damage are well-being.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and two-spirited people who were forced out of the military or public service and some who were even prosecuted criminally for “gross indecency.”
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to make a formal apology to LGBTQ2 communities for past state-sanctioned discrimination against them in Canada. But the apology must be more than just words.
Wooden stakes representing the 2,224 confirmed overdose deaths in British Columbia - many of them young Indigenous people - over the last three years, are placed on the ground at Oppenheimer Park, in Vancouver on September 29, 2017.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Research shows that Indigenous women are at greatest risk of injury within Canada. Income, education and housing inequities play a role. So does systemic racism and post-colonial trauma.
Baik diet rendah lemak maupun tinggi lemak dapat mengurangi risiko penyakit kardiovaskular—asalkan Anda makan makanan berbasis tanaman.
Dari donat hingga alpukat, apa yang kita makan berdampak terhadap kesehatan jantung.
President Donald Trump displays a presidential memorandum he signed, declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency in the East Room of the White House, Oct. 26, 2017, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Opioids kill an average of eight people every day in Canada. The federal government must officially declare this a 'public welfare emergency' and invest the funds critical to a humane response.
Bertentangan dengan artikel mamogram sebelum ini, dua ilmuwan dari Kanada ini mengatakan mamogram rutin berfaedah dan bisa menyelamatkan nyawa. Baca ini juga sebelum memutuskan pemeriksaan mamografi.
Every year in Canada, there is an average of 23,000 cases of lab-confirmed influenza, 12,000 people who need to be admitted to hospital and 3,500 flu deaths.
As influenza season begins in North America, many people wonder whether to get a flu shot. Our expert delves into the pros and cons of the vaccine and how it works.
Blockchain technology, in which real-world assets are symbolically represented by digital objects, harks back to medieval times when helmets, swords, and other items represented land and other valuables.
Blockchain is a hot, innovative technology
— with roots in medieval treasuries.
The evidence shows that both low and high fat diets can reduce your risks of cardiovascular disease – if they are plant-based.
From donuts to avocados, food impacts your heart health. Here we delve into the science of how to eat -- to reduce your chances of cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Karen Lindfors, a professor of radiology and chief of breast imaging at the University of California, Davis Medical Center, examines the mammogram of a patient.
(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
The majority of research suggests the benefits of mammography screening greatly outweigh the harms for women over age 40.
Research shows that holding down a job as a teenager has real benefits later in life.
Instead of trying out for band or the hockey team, adolescents might do better to choose a part-time job as an extracurricular activity. Research shows it pays big dividends later in life.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne unveiled her government’s plan to cut electricity bills in March 2017 amid a public uproar about skyrocketing fees driving ratepayers into energy poverty.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)
Energy companies routinely cut off service to vulnerable people who experience energy poverty. Here's how to fix the problem.
Many women are released from prison with untreated mental and physical health problems, and no access to a doctor. In pain, they seek solace in illicit drugs. Pictured here, women mourn those who have died of drug overdose in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
A staggering 70 per cent of female inmates are back in prison within two years of their release. Basic health and dental care could help change this, according to new research.
A total 91 per cent of men surveyed at work sites in northern British Columbia said they were interested in learning about healthy eating.
A new workplace wellness program leverages masculine interests and targets blue-collar men - with success.
Former astronaut Julie Payette urges Canada to use science, knowledge, and innovation as paths to better future for all, during her installation ceremony as Canada’s 29th Governor General in the Senate chamber of Parliament on Oct. 2.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld)
Society needs more research that is both excellent and useful. We can achieve this by shifting the academic culture toward research that is Highly Integrative Basic and Responsive (HIBAR).
Capt. Robby Modad closes the gate at an ICBM launch control facility at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota in this 2014 file photo.
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons recently opened to signatures at the United Nations. Canada broke with history and did not join negotiations, nor has it signed. Here's why it must.
Jagmeet Singh won 53.6 per cent of the first-ballot votes on Sunday to become the new leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party.
(The Canadian Press/Chris Young)
Jagmeet Singh has become the first ethnic minority to become leader of a federal political party. Will his message of "love and courage" best Justin Trudeau's "sunny ways" in the next federal election?