Archive for the ‘Global News’ Category

Cholesterol crystals are a sign heart attack is imminent, finds new study

(Media Release) Scientists have discovered a new symptom that could be a sign that a heart attack is imminent. After examining materials that were blocking the coronary arteries of a number of patients, a team of scientists and medical experts at Michigan State University confirmed that it was cholesterol – in the form of crystals. […]

Wound Care Manual and Clinical Guidelines for Nurses

      (Media Release) When faced with a complex instance of wound care, many first time or novice clinicians will ask, ‘What wound is this? What dressing should I use? How will this wound heal?’ An aspect of wound care management often overlooked is defining the wound itself. The guiding principles of wound care have always been […]

Are We Seriously Negotiating A Free Trade Deal With Donald Trump?

(Media Release) Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to start the first round of NAFTA negotiations. But Washington was a bit distracted by another matter […]

How many jobs has NAFTA really cost the U.S.?

(Media Release) President Donald Trump’s trade czar adopted a grim tone today in Washington at the start of talks aimed at revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, leaving no doubt that a difficult task lies ahead for Canadian and Mexican negotiators. “The numbers are clear,” said U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, setting up arguably his key point. […]

Web firm fights DoJ on Trump protesters

(Media Release) A US service provider is fighting government demands for it to hand over details of millions of activists. The Department of Justice (DoJ) wants all visitors’ IP addresses – some 1.3 million – to a website that helped organise a protest on the day of President Trump’s inauguration. DreamHost is currently refusing to […]

N Korea leader ‘briefed’ on Guam plan but opts to wait

(Media Release) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reviewed plans to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam but will hold off, state media said. Although prepared for “the enveloping fire at Guam”, the North said it would watch what “the foolish Yankees” do before taking a decision. Last week’s threat against Guam escalated […]

North Korea vows to retaliate against US over sanctions

(Media Release) North Korea has vowed to retaliate and make “the US pay a price” for drafting fresh UN sanctions over its banned nuclear weapons programme. The sanctions, which were unanimously passed by the UN on Saturday, were a “violent violation of our sovereignty,” the official KCNA news agency said. Separately, South Korea says the North has […]

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