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Iron deficiency is often missed in young women, girls, research finds

An underdiagnosed deficiency of an essential mineral may contribute to fatigue, brain fog and concentration problems in almost 1 in 4 adolescent girls and young women in the United States. Almost 40% of American teenage girls and young women have low levels of iron, an important mineral needed to make blood cells red, a study […]

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Responding to critics, Sask. minister jokes hospital information is ‘hidden’ online and then gives out wrong link

Saskatchewan Health Minister Paul Merriman defended against accusations that the province isn’t transparent about hospital capacity, by reading out the website address where users can see emergency room wait times — but the link didn’t work. Merriman read out the website link at the Saskatchewan legislature Thursday monring, after the NDP health critic, Vicki Mowat,

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Bariatric surgery for teens: The risks and benefits for kids with obesity : Shots

Maria Caprigno and her son, Harry, at Disney World. Maria Caprigno hide caption toggle captions Maria Caprigno Maria Caprigno and her son, Harry, at Disney World. Maria Caprigno Maria Caprigno says her youth was especially brutal, having to navigate her middle school years weighing over 440 pounds. She says she felt ruthlessly hemmed in —

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Alberta health-care workers protest staffing issues

Health-care workers rallied in downtown Edmonton on Tuesday to protest ongoing staffing shortages. Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) leaders gathered at the Queen Elizabeth II building on the legislature grounds to call on the province to hire more health-care workers. “Without meaningful actions to hire, recruit and retain staff in Alberta’s public health care

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Strictly’s Tess Daly smoulders in a shoulder-baring dress – and wow!

March 26, 2023 – 13:05 BST Phoebe Tatham Strictly Come Dancing presenter Tess Daly boasts an enviable wardrobe – and on Saturday, the TV star stepped out in style wearing the most fabulous shoulder-baring dress. We can always count on Strictly star Tess Daly to deliver some serious sartorial flair – and on

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