Wednesday, December 12, 2018
A chef holds a Michelin Guide 2018 during the Michelin Guide 2018 award ceremony at the Seine Musicale center in Boulogne-Billancourt near Paris

Michelin Awards First U.S. Female Chef with Three Stars

By Richard Leong (Reuters)  Dominique Crenn became the first woman in the United States to receive Michelin's highest distinction of three stars in its annual ranking...
Droplets of oil form on the surface of a marijuana plant at Tweed Marijuana Inc in Smith's Falls

Patents on Pot? U.S. Lawsuit Puts Cannabis Claims to The Test

By Jan Wolfe (Reuters) In October, the U.S. government issued Axim Biotechnologies Inc a patent for a cannabis-based suppository to treat irritable bowel syndrome Britain's GW...
A Cappuccino stands on a table at a coffee shop in Manchester northern England.

From Coffee to Funerals, Ethical Firms in UK Lauded for Diversity at Annual Awards

By Lin Taylor LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  From coffee beans helping poor farmers to affordable funeral services, British businesses that have a social impact have ballooned...
Cancer diagnosis tied to increased suicide risk

Cancer Diagnosis Tied to Increased Suicide Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Despite improved survival rates for many cancers, a diagnosis can still be very distressing and may raise a patient's risk of...
A meal is seen at a restaurant in Foxboro

‘What We’re Eating Is Killing Us’ – Global Nutrition Report

By Thin Lei Win BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Poor diets are among the top causes of ill health globally, accounting for nearly one in five deaths,...
People cool off in water fountains in Nice as hot summer temperatures continue and authorities maintain a heat wave alert in France

Global Temperatures on Track for 3-5 Degree Rise by 2100 – U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) Global temperatures are on course for a 3-5 degrees Celsius (5.4-9.0 degrees Fahrenheit) rise this century, far overshooting a global target of limiting...
Untreated hearing loss linked to higher health costs, more hospitalizations

Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Higher Health Costs, More Hospitalizations

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Older adults with untreated hearing loss may develop additional health problems that lead to more frequent hospitalizations and higher health costs...
Youngest children in kindergarten face higher risk of ADHD diagnosis

Youngest Children in Kindergarten Face Higher Risk of ADHD Diagnosis

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health)  Being one of the youngest in a kindergarten class dramatically increases the odds that a child will be diagnosed and treated...
2017 BET Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles

Bobby Brown Sues Showtime, BBC over Whitney Houston Documentary

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters)  Whitney Houston's former husband Bobby Brown and the estate of their daughter Bobbi Kristina have sued Showtime Networks and the...