Carol Stromek

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Parry Sound doctor accused by nurses of sexual harassment and using amputated toe to make crude gestures

Some nurses have provided the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario with their complaints.<p>Smyth joined the medical team in Parry Sound as an …

Prosecutors insist eye doc stole $136 million from Medicaid

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Either Dr. Salomon Melgen is one of the biggest Medicare swindlers ever, stealing more than $100 million from the …

Health Care

This is where SoftBank’s $98 billion Vision Fund has invested so far

Real estate tech firm Compass is the latest beneficiary.<p>Real estate tech company Compass is the latest beneficiary of SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund,receiving $450 million Thursday from a funding round led by the tech fund.<p>Backed by tech giants including Apple, Qualcomm and Sharp, as well as …

An evolution expert shut down the harmful "boys will be boys" explanation for sexual misconduct

As an anthropologist who studies the evolutionary biology of men, I have followed with distress the recent spate of reports on the sexual harassment …

Ballet master asks for leave of absence amid sex harassment claims

Embattled ballet master Peter Martins is asking for a temporary leave of absence as officials continue to investigate allegations made against him of …

Emaciated Dog Has the Sweetest Reaction to Getting Food After Rescue (VIDEO) - One Green Planet

The Beauties and Beasts, Inc. team has recently crossed paths with a sweet Pit Bull mix who clearly needed a helping hand. The dog was found by two …

A Running List of Conservative Hypocrites Who Are Backing Roy Moore While Condemning Al Franken

Minnesota Democrat Al Franken announced his resignation from the Senate on Thursday after eight women came forward in recent weeks to accuse him of …

Republicans

How to Deal with People Having Hoarding Disorder

Hoarding disorder is complicated and emotional for everyone involved. A recognized mental disorder, someone who hoards is not just collecting items; …

Trump Is Trapped Like A Rat As Robert Mueller Seals His Pardon Escape Hatch

Ari Melber revealed that Mike Flynn’s plea agreement requires him to cooperate with state and local authorities, which means that even if Trump tries …

People are not happy about this New Jersey ice cream shop's "sexy cow" logo

There is, as I am sure you can imagine, an argument to be made for ice cream being sexy, although it’s probably not the first thing you think of when …

Roy Moore: 'Actually, America Was Great When We Had Slavery'

In recent weeks, Roy Moore’s nauseating, explicitly misogynistic, and ostensibly illegal, pursuit of teenage girls as an adult has dominated …

Roy Moore

'Clear failures of care': scathing report into student's anorexia death

A talented young student died of anorexia because of numerous “clear failures of care” by GPs, hospitals and specialists in eating disorders, a scathing report by the NHS ombudsman has concluded.<p>Averil Hart’s death in December 2012 at the age of 19 “was an avoidable tragedy” caused by an array of …

Mental Health

Al Franken’s crushing betrayal of the progressive cause

So many people were counting on him, and he let them all down.<p>The horrible irony of soon-to-be former Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), who announced his …

Sexual Harassment

Sanders Says Trump Should Follow Franken's Lead and Resign Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Amid resignations and dismissals of men in government, news media, and entertainment who have been accused of sexual misconduct, Sen. Bernie Sanders …

How 5 College Kids Brought Thousands Together to Shut Down Richard Spencer

In late November, the University of Michigan announced that it would begin talks with Richard Spencer about granting the white-supremacist leader a …

Roland Martin’s popular news show has been cancelled

The talk show, specifically aimed at Black viewers, will air its final episode on December 21.<p>Roland Martin’s <i>News One Now</i>, which stands alone as the …

Media Industry

As thousands flee southern California wildfires, some farm workers keep working because they have to

“That should not happen,” said Garrett Brown, a retired 20-year veteran inspector with the state’s worker safety agency, Cal/OSHA.<p>Brown says under …

Obama Invokes Hitler in Chilling New Warning to All Americans

During a Q&A at the Economic Club of Chicago, former President Obama sounded the alarm, describing America’s democracy and fragility, saying we need …

Political Science

CHIP funding is latest victim of DC dysfunction

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ari Richter grabs the finger-stick glucose monitor from his mother's hand, insisting that he can do it himself. The 4-year-old presses the point against his chubby index finger until it pricks the skin to release a droplet of blood.<p>Testing his glucose is one of the few moments of control …

Health Care

If you have to evacuate because of the L.A. fires, do not forget about your pets

It’s not the end of the world, but 2017 is certainly making us feel like it is. For those being affected by the Los Angeles fires, this is especially …

Sen. Jeff Merkley Just Called On Trump To Resign Over Sexual Assault Allegations

During an interview on MSNBC’s MTP Daily, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) called on Roy Moore to drop out of the Alabama Senate race, and President Donald …

This woman's husband accidentally used her menstrual cup to measure rice

Well, uh — that’s <i>one</i> way to use it. While menstrual cups might not be as recognizable as pads or tampons, a husband accidentally used a menstrual cup …

The TSA may unwrap your holiday presents if you don't follow these rules

There may be no place like home for the holidays, but if you’re traveling by plane this month and planning to bring presents for your loved ones, …

Ryan Shazier Spinal Stabilization Surgery Is “Not Good,” Say Doctors

"He may not play football again."<p>Following Ryan Shazier’s spinal injury during Monday’s game, fans have been waiting with bated breath for news about …

Police Ordered Man to Behead His Dog, Who Had Just Been Shot, or Go to Jail — Demand Justice Now! - One Green Planet

When power is in the wrong hands, it can be a very dangerous thing. Unfortunately, there have been a number of incidents where police officers have …

Gas station installs blue lights to combat drug use

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unlikely front line has emerged in America's opioid epidemic: public restrooms.<p>Coded door locks and biohazard boxes are just a few of the ways store owners are making their bathrooms safer.<p>The new lights being tested at a Sheetz gas station in a New Kensington, Pennsylvania, bathroom are …

Customers

Mike Huckabee Rants About Chelsea Handler's Abortions in Bizarre Fox News Appearance

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee appeared on Fox News to discuss comedian Chelsea Handler's criticism of his daughter Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the current …

Breast cancer: Study finds tumor risk increased by use of oral contraceptives

CHICAGO – Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise the risk of breast cancer, especially with long-term use.<p>Researchers found a similar breast …

Cancer