De la viande perdue par manque de bouchers

Des chasseurs d’orignaux ont été obligés de gaspiller de la viande la fin de semaine dernière en raison d’une pénurie de bouchers. La situation est problématique en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, où les chasseurs doivent souvent parcourir plusieurs dizaines de kilomètres avant de trouver quelqu’un pour mettre leur proie au frais et la débiter. La chaleur ....

Harding était averti de mettre juste les freins à main

SHERBROOKE | Le conducteur du train qui a explosé à Lac-Mégantic, Tom Harding, avait été averti d’appliquer seulement les freins à main sur sa locomotive transportant 72 wagons remplis de pétrole, comme le prévoit la réglementation. Lors de la tragédie du 6 juillet 2013, la Montreal, Maine & Atlantic (MMA) Railway suivait les exigence ....

Il offre son rein pour 100 000 $ sur eBay

Un travailleur de la Côte-Nord a mis son rein à vendre pour 100 000 $ sur eBay « parce qu’il n’en a pas besoin de deux, alors pourquoi ne pas sauver une vie ».Francis Moreau, 24 ans, est adjoint administratif pour une firme comptable. Il étudie également à temps partiel en communication, à l’université.La semaine dernière, il a mis l ....

Iron deficiency increases risk of heart disease, but so does the wrong type of iron

(Natural News) Our bodies are finely balanced machines, but for many of us, this only becomes evident when we suffer a lack of a vital nutrient or mineral and start feeling the effects. Extra exam or other stress, for example, has left many of us depleted of vitamin B, and as women get older, they are often advised to increase their consumption of calcium. There is another vital mineral ....

WHO warns world running out of synthetic antibiotics, but refuses to acknowledge power of natural herbal antibiotics

(Natural News) The rise in antibiotic resistance has now reached the point where the World Health Organization feels the need to announce that the planet is running out of antibiotics. Not enough new antibiotics are being developed, according to their report, particularly when it comes to treating antibiotic-resistant infections.This is indeed concerning. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebre ....

Reinventing the ancient art of calligraphy… as a non-invasive cancer treatment

(Natural News) The American Chemical Society, reporting in ACS Omega, said that a plant-based ink that was once used by Chinese calligraphers to paint beautiful art can now be used to non-invasively treat cancer cells that metastasize to lymph nodes.Let us first consider a process called photothermal ....

Russia Hides Cancer Risks to Protect Its Role as the World’s Asbestos Dealer

In the U.S., when people hear the word “asbestos,” the first thing that comes to mind is cancer. So, it may surprise you that this way of thinking is not universal, particularly in Russia where the asbestos industry is not only alive, but thriving. The term “asbestos” is used to describe six types of asbestos minerals: chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, tremolite, anthophyllite and actinoli ....

Is This Why You Crave Pumpkin Spice Every Fall?

As the leaves begin to turn and the air cools in the Western Hemisphere, many begin to crave the scent and taste of pumpkin spice. You may be one of those people — and your craving is actually by design. Fall weather also heralds Halloween season, when pumpkins are cut, scooped and carved into jack-o-lanterns, an iconic part of late October festivities.Interestingly, the pumpkin is not ....

Baby foreskin being used to make vaccines

(Natural News) Warning: Some people may find the information in this article disturbing and the images graphic.Every year, some infants are circumcised. During this surgical procedure, part of the child’s protective penile tissue is removed. This tissue removed from his penis may be sold to companies and institutions seeking the rich hum ....

Millions of Americans overburdened by Obamacare’s rate increases are about to be socked again, but the LA TIMES says it’s TRUMP’s fault

(Natural News) Republicans’ failure to repeal and replace Obamacare like they promised to do for seven years means that tens of millions of Americans who are already financially crippled by premium increases and high deductibles as a result of the law will continue to be economically brutalized.And it’s about to get even worse.As reported by the ....

Obese patients are injuring emergency workers: Super-sized mannequins purchased for practice

(Natural News) In order to train emergency crews for rescues with obese patients, emergency services are now spending thousands of British pounds on special 350-pound (or 25-stone) bariatric training mannequins known as “Bariquins”.According to the DailyMail.co.uk, this decision was prompted by the rising number of plus-sized patients being dealt w ....

Social media can jack up your hormones, especially if you’re a woman

(Natural News) A new study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Davis and that was published online in Biological Psychiatry concluded that the “love hormone” oxytocin can aggravate negative as well as positive experiences, especially in women.Oxytocin is a brain-released hormone that plays a substantial role in social ....

The big 2010 oil spill killed aquatic life and ecosystems; now it’s killing the cleanup crew

(Natural News) The dispersants used during the cleanup of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill have made the cleanup workers sick. This was the conclusion that federal scientists came to in their study that was published in Environmental Health Perspectives. The report is a part of the ongoing Gulf Long-term Follow-up (GuLF) study being spearheaded by ....

Le coroner blâme le travail des policiers

Le père de Thierry LeRoux, ce policier tué par balles à Lac-Simon par un homme suicidaire, est choqué et découragé du rapport du coroner qui pointe du doigt le travail de son fils sans émettre de recommandations.Le 13 février 2016, Thierry LeRoux et son partenaire ont reçu un appel au sujet de coups de feu qui auraient été entendus dans u ....

Une campagne pour sensibiliser les jeunes aux dangers du cannabis

OTTAWA | Dans la foulée de la légalisation du cannabis l’été prochain, Santé Canada souhaite lancer une campagne de communication pour sensibiliser les jeunes aux risques associés à la consommation de cette drogue.Dans un appel d’offres public récemment publié en ligne, Santé Canada explique être à la recherche d’un entrepreneur qu ....

Empathy: Caring for Others Is Good for You

Empathy, the ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes, so to speak, and understand their feelings and point of view, is a character trait that may benefit society and individuals in multiple ways. Empathy training has been found to reduce stress levels among medical students facing intense emotional encounters with patients, for example.1 While many parents try to instill e ....

Antimicrobial chemicals in soap products found to permanently harm developing babies in utero

(Natural News) Triclocarban (TCC), the most common antibacterial chemical compound found in various personal care products such as soaps and lotions, can inadvertently be transferred from mother to child, inducing irreversible damage to the developing fetus. TCC was also noted to interfere with the lipid metabolism in the baby, which could potentially lead to growth abnormalities. While  ....

Drinking low-fat or skim milk raises the risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to researchers

(Natural News) The more low-fat dairy a person consumes in a day, the greater their risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, claim researchers from Harvard University. To be precise: Those who consumed at least three servings of low-fat dairy a day had a 34 percent higher chance of acquiring the disease than those who consumed less than one serving daily.The researchers came to this conclusion af ....