The first recorded case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) — more commonly known as mad cow disease — since 2010 was reported in Canada last month. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reassured the public at the time that no part of that animal had reached the human or animal feed systems. Since the initial report, an investigation into the infected animal has been launched. What have we learned so far?Read Full Story
Since the Ebola virus landed — literally — in the U.S. on Monday when a man who had traveled to Liberia showed up at a Dallas hospital with the deadly infection, health officials are trying to calm the panicked public.Read Full Story
The hospital is supposed to be a safe haven for your newborn baby, considering that the vast majority of mothers birth in hospitals. The last thing a new parent wants to hear is that their infant has been exposed to a serious illness when they are most vulnerable.Read Full Story
It's inevitable. You can't hide; they will find you. If it hasn't happened already, in the near future someone will ask you to dump a bucket of ice water over your head. But is this really the best way to save lives?Read Full Story
A chance meeting with friends, a long talk into the night, then a first date where he cooked up a gourmet dinner complete with candles and Frank Sinatra playing in the background — Hope Cross and Steve Dezember's courtship seemed straight out of a rom-com. But the new couple was in for a major plot twist when, not long after they met, Steve started having a lot of pain.Read Full Story
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