Heather Shantz

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The Death of Patient Zero

Personalized medicine—or, as President Obama calls it, precision medicine—may indeed one day deliver routine medical miracles. But for Stephanie Lee, the only miracles were the human and ancient kind.<p><b>It was the moment we were waiting for</b> and the moment we dreaded.<p>Stephanie Lee had been hospitalized …

Cancer

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Lawn Mowing

Samsung launches Milk Video streaming service for U.S. Galaxy users

Samsung today announced that it’s launching a “Milk Video” service that accompanies the Milk Music streaming service it launched earlier this year. Like the music service, Milk Video is only available to Galaxy device users in the US and provides a mix of web content and originals:<p><i>The beautiful,</i> …

12 Ebola Questions You're Wondering About

In case you’ve missed it, the deadliest Ebola outbreak is spreading in Western Africa, taking at least 900 lives so far. The U.S. Centers for Disease …

Disease

The Most Destructive Myths About Ebola Virus, Debunked

Myths and rumors about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa are hindering health workers from doing their jobs abroad and causing unnecessary panic and paranoia in the United States. <b>Here's the truth about some of the most common misconceptions about Ebola virus</b>:<p><b>Myth:</b> Ebola virus is airborne, …

Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

Every week we bring you the latest in Canadian mobile news. Below is an overview of the top stories from the past week (March 9rd to March 15th). In …

Galaxy S4 KitKat upgrade now available to download

For the legions of Canadians who have the Samsung Galaxy S4 it seems your official upgrade to KitKat is finally available. So far we’ve received tips …

Toronto doctor smacks down U.S. Senate question on Canadian waitlist deaths

[np_storybar title=”What Danielle Martin’s takedown of a GOP Senator tells us about our simplistic North American health care debate” …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

Airplanes