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Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, falls on Nov. 13

Published: 9Nov2012

For about a billion revelers around the world, that means it's time to start thinking about sweets -- specifically the South Asian confections called mithai. […] "Sweets are a sign of positive...

It's time to rebalance our sectors and society

Published: 9Nov2012

(Henry Mintzberg) Governments and corporations can't be relied upon to provide solutions to our biggest problems – instead we must look to ourselves. That we face serious problems – poverty amid...

Higher rates of C. Difficile detection for better tests

Published: 9Nov2012

A sensitive diagnostic test implemented last year at the Royal Victoria Hospital is showing consistently higher rates of detection for a potentially fatal superbug than a test currently used at...

Hospitals go beyond "Do not resuscitate"

Published: 9Nov2012

New Brunswick's largest health authority announced this week it will move from a do or do not resuscitate policy to one that gives patients more choices about end-of-life care, as hospital...

Another nail-biting evening - but not much will change

Published: 9Nov2012

(History professor Gil Troy): With many pollsters declaring today’s presidential election “too close to call,” Americans face the third of four nail-biting Election Days since 2000. Barack Obama’s...

Weather girl dreams

Published: 9Nov2012

HuffPost College asked winners of the Undergraduate Awards - an international academic awards program that identifies top students across the globe through their innovative undergraduate research -...

Cancer trials can lack clear information on biopsies

Published: 9Nov2012

People participating in cancer drug trials aren't always given the most straightforward explanation of possible risks and benefits from invasive procedures that may be involved, according to a new...

The man or the platform?

Published: 9Nov2012

(History professor Gil Troy): Mitt Romney and Barack Obama appear to agree about at least one thing on this tense Election Day: They are standing on mutually exclusive party platforms, offering...

How to reduce workplace gender segregation

Published: 9Nov2012

Researchers have previously demonstrated that approximately half of the pay gap between men and women (women earn about 20% less) is due to women having a tendency to work in different occupations...

Corruption probe shakes Montreal, topples Mayor

Published: 9Nov2012

Montrealers have long assumed a fair amount of dirty money sloshes through their city’s politics, but only lately are they learning just how bad things are. This week the mayor had to resign, a...

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