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Highlights/Health

Health, Internet, Science and Technology

Delving into the mystery of eggs and human fertility

It’s known that as a woman ages, it becomes more difficult to conceive or to produce healthy babies. Researchers in Montreal, have come a step closer to understanding egg development and possibly someday treatments to improve the chances for successful» 

Health

No cannabis while pregnant or breastfeeding, urge doctors

The Canadian government is preparing to legalize the recreational use of marijuana as early as July 1, 2018 and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada is sending a warning to women of childbearing age. The SOGC will launch» 

Health, International, Politics

the LINK Online Apr. 20-21-22, 2018

Your hosts today, Lynn, Marie-Claude, Levon, and Marc (Video of show at bottom) Facebook and criminal court jurys A recent revelation sent shock waves through the Quebec justice system.  The anonymity of jurists in criminal court cases is one of» 

Health

C-section rates up and vary dramatically across Canada

Data from hospitals show that the most common inpatient surgical procedure in Canada is the delivery of babies by Caesarean section. This procedure was used in 28.2 per cent of births in 2017 compared to 26.7 per cent in 2007.» 

Health

Use of vaginal hygiene products and infection risk

A Canadian study shows women using certain hygiene products run three times the risk of vaginal infections. The study by researchers at the University of Guelph in Ontario was published in the journal BioMed Central Women’s Health under the title» 

Health, International, Politics

Syrian air strikes raise the stakes for the west

Syrian air strikes early Saturday morning were not a surprise to Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau. “We were apprised in advance of the operation,” Trudeau told reporters at the end of his three-day visit to Peru, that included the 8th Summit of» 

Economy, Health, International

Cuba’s Canadian embassy post “unaccompanied” now

Cuba’s Canadian embassy in Havana, is now officially an ‘unaccompanied post’, Global Affairs Canada announced today. This follows the mysterious illnesses and ailments that Canadian and American delegations complained of, in the fall of  2017. “A new type of a» 

Environment, Health, Immigration & Refugees, International

The LINK On-line, April 13-14-15, 2018

Your hosts this week are Lynn Desjardins, Levon Sevunts, Marie-Claude Simard and Carmel Kilkenny.  (Video of show at bottom of page) Humboltd, Saskatchewan has been in the national spotlight for the last week, following the tragic accident there. A transport» 

Health, Society

ADHD support in schools is lacking: survey

In a Canadian survey, 45 per cent of parents of children with ADHD said their children were not getting support for their disability in their schools. The main characteristics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. These» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Alcohol limits too high: new study

A new international study suggests that the recommended limits for drinking alcohol are too high in Canada and many other countries. The study in the Lancet medical journal found that people who consumed more than five glasses of wine or»