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If you suffer from migraines, you know firsthand how debilitating they can be. From painful headaches to feelings of nausea and light sensitivity, migraines impact day-to-day functioning. While they’re more common in women, an estimated 2.7 million Canadians say they’ve been diagnosed with having a migraine at one point or another — a...
A new study says the practice of feeding dogs a raw meat-based diet is on the rise, and with it, the chances of harmful bacteria being transferred from dog to owner. “A great opportunity for dogs to transfer potential pathogenic and antimicrobial-resistant bacteria to humans is by ‘kissing’ people in the...
The rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a human health crisis — but few people appreciate the impact of this phenomenon on their lives. On this week’s Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to take a very personal look at what happens when someone gets a resistant infection and how a treatment from a...
OTTAWA – The House of Commons justice committee has approved a bill that would ease secrecy by allowing former jurors to discuss all aspects of a stressful criminal trial with a mental-health professional. Private member’s bill C-417, introduced by Conservative MP Michael Cooper, is now slated to return to the...
Canada’s long-anticipated revised food guide was released Tuesday morning, and it has some big changes from previous guidance on healthy eating. As hinted at in public consultations and draft documents, the new guide does away with the four food groups and advice on the number of servings to eat each day – something even...
WASHINGTON, N.C. — Floodwaters rose about 15 inches into Danielle Rees’ home in September when Hurricane Florence drenched this tidewater city on the Pamlico River and overwhelmed a local creek and marshland. The first floor was a sopping mess of gritty, swampy water in three bedrooms, a bathroom and...
Suncor Energy Inc. says Steve Williams will retire as chief executive after the company’s annual meeting next May. Williams, 62, joined Suncor in 2002 and took the helm of Canada’s largest energy producer by market capitalization from longtime CEO Rick George when he retired in 2012. Williams has been one of...
If you could learn when you’re likely to die, would you find out? Or would you rather it come as a complete surprise? You might someday be faced with this question. A group of Ottawa-based researchers is developing a simple, online tool, aimed at the frail elderly and people needing home...
It was broad daylight when a gunman rode up to a car on a motorbike and shot a woman last Friday in Baghdad. Social media star Tara Fares, a former Miss Baghdad, and runner-up for Miss Iraq, was killed during the event — and the brazen assassination is just one of...
Researchers at an Ontario university have used 3D-printing technology to replace the majority of a dog’s cancer-ridden skull, a novel procedure they say marks a major advancement in veterinary medicine. Michelle Oblak, a veterinary surgical oncologist with the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, said she believes the procedure is...

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Fact check: You probably won’t get sick from kissing your dog

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