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That’s the central message of historian Timothy Winegard’s new book, The Mosquito A Human History of our Deadliest Predator. “She has driven the course of human history across her existence...
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Anywhere from 48 per cent to nearly 60 per cent of the population experiences a form dental anxiety or extreme dental fear, according to studies. While incredibly common, there are...
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The Illinois Department of Public Health has not revealed the patient’s gender, age or even how the patient died. The death comes as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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This Jan. 22, 2015 file photo shows Sleeping Beauty s Castle at the Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, Calif. AP / Jae C. Hong, File Published Friday, August 23, 2019...
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TORONTO The warning signalling a mass casualty situation blares out from the overhead speakers in the emergency department at St. Michael s Hospital minutes before the first patient shuffles...
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CHICAGO Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United...
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The World Health Organization said last month that global efforts to fight malaria have hit a plateau, with two million more cases of the killer disease in 2017 219...
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There are more than 1, 800 current drug shortages in Canada, according to Health Canada s third party reporting website Drug Shortages Canada. Published Friday, August 23, 2019 10 47AM EDT The...
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That’s because they can “prevent spoilage, improve appearance and texture, and maintain the food’s nutritional quality, ” said registered dietitian Novella Lui. It’s not just fast food restaurants using artificial preservatives,...
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OTTAWA Canadian patients and groups that advocate on their behalf are sounding the alarm about the federal government s recent changes to the way it regulates the cost of...
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+ Women undergoing fertility treatment who smoke marijuana may have more success if they quit, recent research suggests. Among more than 400 women undergoing treatment with cannabis health ART , the...
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+ Autism has become so overdiagnosed that within five to 10 years there could be almost no difference between groups of people who have been diagnosed with the condition and...
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Spain has issued international health alerts in light of a widening outbreak of listeria from pork meat that has affected 150 people and killed one person. Health Minister María Luisa...
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More than half of Canadians between the ages of 40 and 79 have at least mild hearing loss, but 77 per cent of them don’t realize it, according to a...
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Microplastics are “ubiquitous” in our tap water, bottled water, and environment, but there’s not much evidence that ingesting these particles is harmful to human health, according to the World Health...
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NEW YORK The number of breathing illnesses reported among people who vape is growing. Health officials are now looking into more than 150 possible cases in 16 states. Officials...
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SALT LAKE CITY Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after announcing it would quit the federal...
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CARACAS, Venezuela Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic in the impoverished Caucaguita neighbourhood armed with one of Venezuela s most sought after commodities Hormonal implants to prevent...
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But what happens when a kid skips out on formal sex education For years, parents in most of Ontario have been able to pull their kids out of certain sex ed...
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A new report found that individuals diagnosed with autism have become progressively less different from the general population. Published Wednesday, August 21, 2019 7 06PM EDT MONTREAL Autism has become...