4 found dead after plane crash discovered near Marathon, Ontario.

A plane was discovered crashed near Marathon, Ont., after concerns were raised about its whereabouts early Saturday morning. A spokesperson for Canada’s Air Division, part of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), told Global News that two RCAF aircraft – a CC-130H Hercules from Winnipeg-based 435 Squadron and a CH-146 Griffon helicopter from 424 Squadron … Read more

We use them all the time during election campaigns, but these words and phrases have meanings that many of us are unaware of.

If you’re one of those people who likes to follow election campaigns, there are some words and expressions that you already know quite well. Campaigns tend to have themes – this year the Labor Party strongly accused Scott Morrison of “disappearing” on key issues, and the Liberal Party jumped on when Anthony Albanese forgot what … Read more

‘Free’ Coronavirus Testing | Surprise Medical Bills

There are a number of situations in which COVID-19 and antibody testing can trigger a medical bill, says Pollitz at the KFF. Here are circumstances to watch out for. You go out of network. If you go to a doctor or hospital not in your insurance company’s network for your test, insurers are supposed to … Read more

Loverboy nightclub says actions of COVID-positive Ralph MacIntosh cost it $60,000

An Adelaide nightclub attended by a teenager who claimed he did not see his positive COVID-19 result until the following morning says it lost an estimated $60,000 because it was forced to close its doors after the incident. Key points: Ralph James Mackenzie MacIntosh was today fined $600 after he pleaded guilty to failing to … Read more

There’s an Activity That Improves Mood With Lasting Effect in People With Depression

There’s no longer any doubt that exercise can be a serious mood booster for people with major depressive disorder. Even an hour of physical activity a week can be enough to reduce the risk of future episodes. Surprisingly, little is known about the more immediate effects of exercise on specific characteristics of both mood and … Read more

These Simple Home Health Tests Are Actually Worth Trying

Photo: NewAfrica (Shutterstock) We know that if we want to maintain our health, prevention and early detection of diseases or disorders is key. Still, seeing a physician regularly can be expensive and logistically challenging—and a lot of people simply don’t do it. While the home test kit universe is exploding (you can test everything from … Read more

COVID-19 close contact quarantine rules to be relaxed after national cabinet decision

National cabinet has agreed to relax the isolation rules for close contacts of a COVID-19 case as soon as possible. Key points: The national expert health panel has been asked to provide urgent advice about how states can remove the quarantine period The change had been shadowed by Health Minister Greg Hunt last month National … Read more

Ottawa announces COVID-19 rules for the return of cruise ships to Canadian ports

The Norwegian Bliss cruise ship makes its way toward Ogden Point in Victoria, on June 1, 2018.CHAD HIPOLITO/The Canadian Press Strict COVID-19 measures will be enforced when cruise ships return to Canada’s ports next month after a nearly two-year hiatus, federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced on Monday. Ottawa lifted its pandemic-induced prohibition on cruise … Read more

A Single Genetic Test Can Accurately Diagnose 25 Rare Diseases Faster Than Ever

Scientists have developed a quick genetic test that can diagnose a wide range of rare muscle and nerve diseases with near perfect accuracy. Tandem repeat disorders are a family of over 50 inherited diseases, including Huntington’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), that seem to occur when short DNA sequences are repeated too many times. … Read more