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Canada’s smaller communities are being hit hardest by the overdose crisis with hospitalization rates for opioid poisoning that are more than double those of larger cities, according to a new...
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Grammy award winner Jason Mraz stopped by the St. Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri to help cheer up a young patient who is once again fighting for her life as she awaits...
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A former emergency medical technician is being praised for his quick response in helping a woman experiencing multiple seizures while on board a United Airlines flight on Sunday. Video filmed...
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The synthetic drug, fentanyl, has surpassed heroin as the deadliest drug in the United States, taking more than 18, 000 lives in 2016, federal health officials said Wednesday. In 2016, the...
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After some research of my own, I discovered the appendix actually helps the immune system detect and eliminate harmful microorganisms, while regulating gut bacteria. What’s the connection to Parkinson’s Well,...
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Children account for a third of Ebola cases in an outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with hundreds orphaned or isolated, the United Nations said on...
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With 3, 996 opioid deaths in 1 year, Canada hasn’t called a ‘public health emergency.’ Here’s why Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor commented in the House of Commons that declaring the...
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Provincial auditor Judy Ferguson found routine biopsies are taking labs in Saskatoon an average of 12.1 days and 18.7 days in Regina. A routine biopsy should take about five business...
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Climate change is real and is becoming more accepted by the day. But there continues to be debate about whether we are contributing to the problem or are just innocent...
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Sex is everywhere it’s on TV, on the internet and on people’s lips as conversations around the #MeToo movement continue. But even though society talks a lot about sex, experts...
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New guidelines from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care are empowering women to take charge of their health when it comes to breast cancer screening. The new recommendations...
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People who are encouraged to keep their weight top of mind during the holidays are more likely to avoid weight gain over that period than those who aren t, according to new...
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’Tis the time for turkey and gravy and cookies and cakes. And after waiting all year to indulge in some of your favourite holiday foods, it’s understandable that it would...
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A rare polio like illness called Acute Flaccid Myelitis is being seen in children across the U.S. There have also been reports of cases in Canada. Published Monday, December 10, 2018...
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BUCHAREST, Romania The number of babies diagnosed with a drug resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in Romania s capital has risen to 39, authorities said Monday. Raluca Alexandru, spokeswoman...
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JOHANNESBURG The World Health Organization says Ebola vaccinations soon will begin in South Sudan as the country is at very high risk in the current outbreak based in neighbouring...
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Researchers have found different patterns in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing U.S. study. The...
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In this Tuesday, July 31, 2012 file photo, a radiologist compares an image from earlier, 2 D technology mammogram to the new 3 D Digital Breast Tomosynthesis mammography in Wichita Falls, Texas....
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Colin Busby from the C.D. Howe Institute explains a study that finds hesitant and complacent parents make up the majority of those not vaccinating their kids. Listen Tara Hills vaccinated...
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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...