16 Weird Phobias And Real People Who Experience Them

People get scared all the time, for lots of different reasons, but there’s a difference between a little jump from something unexpected and the terror of a phobia.  You might…

Starting hormone treatment in adolescence linked to better mental health in transgender people

For transgender people, starting gender-affirming hormone treatment in adolescence is linked to better mental health than waiting until adulthood, according to new research led by the Stanford University School of…

6 People Share The Most Cruel Things Their Parents Did To Them

We know how parents do everything for us, right? Well, news flash! Not all of them. Yes, we thank our parents for giving us life and keeping us alive. They…

B.C. promises more streamlined process after some pregnant people unable to book boosters

Vancouver – They face a higher risk from COVID-19, but some pregnant British Columbians who are supposed to be prioritized for booster shots have been finding it difficult to book…

From Shanghai, with love: TCM doctors serving people of Malta

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE Doctors from Shanghai’s Longhua Hospital who have served Maltese people include (from left) Wang Xiao, Cheng Lei, Zhang Yan, Zhang Jiabao and Wang Zhichao. Doctors from…

Covid Scotland: Linda Bauld urges pregnant people or those trying for a baby to take vaccine

Prof Bauld said that while there is no reason why people can’t have the vaccine in pregnancy, it is “perfectly legitimate to have questions” – as people have had since…

Pregnant people urged to get vaccinated: Ont. hospitals

A group of Ontario hospitals is urging pregnant people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, citing recent infant hospitalizations due to the disease. Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, McMaster Children’s Hospital,…

Study finds rise in marijuana use among pregnant and postpartum people living with HIV

Marijuana use among individuals who are pregnant or postpartum and living with HIV increased from 2007 to 2019, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Network Open. The…

10+ People Share The Reason They Cheated

10+ People Share The Reason They Cheated— My Mother always said ‘Once a cheater, always a cheater’. But life isn’t as black and white as that.  People cheat because they…

Readers respond: An argument against ‘pregnant people’

I take issue with Therese Bottomly’s arguments related to “pregnant people” (“Letter from the Editor: Inclusive language illuminates changes in society,” Dec. 19). It doesn’t matter how some people “identify…