An online training program is aiming to educate health-care professionals about biases Indigenous women may experience as highlighted by allegations of recent coerced sterilizations.
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MONTREAL—A McGill University professor says tea lovers may be swallowing billions of tiny plastic particles along with their favourite brew.
Nathalie Tufenkji published a study last week in the U.S. journal Environmental Science & Technology that examined the amount of microplastics and nanoplastics released when four unnamed brands of tea bags were steeped in hot water.
NEW YORK—Eating red meat is linked to cancer and heart disease, but are the risks big enough to give up burgers and steak?
A team of international researchers says probably not, contradicting established advice.
SOUFLI, Greece—At Kostas Mouhtaridis' silk factory in Soufli, the non-stop “clunk-click” of the weaving machinery is a loud but welcome sound.
The factory is a few hundred meters from the Evros River, which forms Greece's natural border with Turkey. It is one of Europe's most heavily militarized areas, patrolled constantly to deter illegal immigration into the European Union.
NEW YORK—What makes Impossible burgers possible? An engineered ingredient that makes the veggie patty look bloody and one of many new concoctions food regulators expect to see more of in the coming years.
Here's a sentence that might come as a surprise: Cabbage is cool.
That taken-for-granted vegetable, that sturdy, dense staple of many a poor, ancestral homeland, is finally getting respect.
“It's all about how it is prepared, how it's elevated,” says Paul Kahan, a James Beard award-winning chef in Chicago and self-professed cabbage freak.
NEW YORK—It's that time of year again, when fresh apples are piled high at farmers' markets.
If you are lucky enough to live near an orchard, you can take the day and pick your own bushel of apples.
But whether you are picking them at the market or off a tree, there are many great things to do with apples that don't include making a pie.
Toronto's medical officer of health wants the Ontario government to stop letting students skip their vaccines on philosophical or religious grounds.
It's among several recommendations Toronto Public Health lists in a broad proposal to boost vaccination rates, which also include sending reminder notifications when a vaccination is due.
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask.—Darlene Stonechild is preparing to bring a piece of her family's history home to her southeastern Saskatchewan First Nation.
Her brother, Dale Stonechild, a prolific artist known primarily for his paintings, is one of the carvers behind a totem pole that has stood for almost 45 years on a bank of the North Saskatchewan River in Prince Albert.
VICTORIA—A study suggests the average Canadian drinker receives more than one-tenth of their daily recommended calories from alcoholic beverages, but you wouldn't know it from looking at the label.
Researchers at University of Victoria looked at Statistics Canada data on alcohol sales and consumption between 2015-2016 to calculate how many calories Canadians consume from booze.