45 rockets fired from Gaza into Israel, which quickly retaliates

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This Mediterranean diet study was hugely impactful. The science just fell apart.

The million-dollar question in nutrition science is this: What should we eat to live a long and healthy life? Researchers’ answers to this question have often been contradictory and confusing. But in recent decades, one diet has attracted the lion’s share of research dollars and public attention: the Mediterranean way of eating. And in 2013, its scientific cred was secured ...

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Amazon-Berkshire-JP Morgan health initiative will be led by surgeon-writer Dr. Atul Gawande

Dr. Atul Gawande, an accomplished surgeon, writer and Harvard professor, has been named the chief executive officer of a new health-care initiative started by Amazon.com Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. The new independent venture has as its goal improving health care for the three companies’ more than a million combined U.S. employees, as well as making ...

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Canada just became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana

Canada is now the second country in the world to legalize marijuana, paving the way for recreational marijuana sales throughout the country. Canada’s Upper House of Parliament on Tuesday evening approved the revised bill 52-29, making Canada the first Group of Seven country to legalize marijuana. Uruguay previously legalized marijuana in 2013. “It’s been too easy for our kids to ...

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Canada to legalize marijuana after landmark senate vote

Canada has decided to legalize marijuana for recreational use after a bill was passed by its senate. America’s northern neighbor will become the first G-7 industrialized nation and only the second in the world to have a legal nationwide cannabis market after the 52 to 29 vote on Tuesday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hopes that legalizing the drug will have ...

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Worldwide, 1 in 110 people is displaced from home: Here's what life is like for some of them

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Worldwide, 1 in 110 people is displaced from home: Here’s what life is like for some of them  Omaha World-Herald One person was displaced every two seconds in 2017  Quartz The Latest: Angelina Jolie denounces tough anti-refugee talk  LancasterOnline World Refugee Day: Please don’t make it just another day  USA TODAY The Latest: US says others must help in ...

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Bolton on leaving Human Rights Council: US doesn't need 'higher judge' of our performance

National security adviser John Bolton on Wednesday defended the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council, saying the U.S. doesn’t need a “higher authority” like the U.N. body to judge its actions. “Getting off the U.N. Human Rights Council is an assertion of American determination to stick by its Constitution and not to recognize that there is some ...

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Buffett, Bezos, Dimon appoint Dr. Atul Gawande as CEO of their newly formed health-care company

Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the joint health-care venture between Amazon, J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway, the three companies announced Wednesday. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced a partnership in January to tackle rising health-care costs. They will form a new company for the venture, which will be headquartered in ...

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