A newly published report from the World Bank Group finds climate change will dramatically increase the number of the world's impoverished people. Published as an eBook, the news it heralds is bad but it is also, the report says, preventable.
A combined research effort from the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam and Harvard School of Public Health in Boston has made helpful findings in the field of diabetes. It discovered half of adults at age 45 have developed prediabetes.
The views of a rather simple video posted online Friday are, like the white stuff does in a heavy snowfall, piling up. It's not much on the surface, just a woman playing in snow. What is making it interesting is her age.
The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is beginning a program that offers a take-home antidote kit for opioid drug users in the event of overdose. It is free and intended to battle the increasing number of deaths from drugs such as fentanyl.
A research team at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary have created a new medical device that may make a great difference in the lives of premature babies. The device allows babies to stay connected to the umbilical cord longer.
Some 200 countries gathered in Japan, in 2010 and came up with a plan to make certain 10 percent of the earth's ocean waters would be fully protected. It is called the United Nations’ Aichi Target and a new study says it is not near being met.
The embattled Canadian singer Justin Bieber continued his journey back to the penthouse of pop music over the weekend in Milan, Italy. The Biebs won five MTV European Music Awards and in doing so set a new record for the most EMAs.
If you are a kid in the Canadian province of Ontario this flu season you won't have to get stuck with a needle to get inoculated. The province is offering children the option of a nasal spray flu vaccine.
Filipino fighter Manny Pacquiao is in New York where he accepted an award Tuesday night and while there he told media he will be ready to fight again early in 2016. He did not confirm an opponent but talked about fighting a boxer who is also a friend..
A product that could save lives daily all over the world is being developed by researchers at UBC in Vancouver. The remarkable powder is being designed to travel through the flow of blood and stop bleeding at its source.
It is a shipwreck that has been dubbed the 'Titanic of the Ancient World' and though found at the start of the last century it remains a source of "fabulous finds." Famous for revealing the wondrous Antikythera Mechanism, it is now revealing even more.
This story is similar to the story of Ahmed Mohamed, the American boy arrested for making a homemade clock who wound up getting invited to the White House. In this story a Syrian refugee was tripped-up by a journalist and wound up getting a job.
Two kayakers from the U.K. are lucky not to be crushed after their kayak was landed on by a whale — yes, a whale — in Monterey Bay, California. One was brushed by the whale and both came close to being landed right on.