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Late night entertainer Jimmy Kimmel derided Republican U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy failing to live up to the promises he made on Kimmel s show on healthcare reform. Listen Four...
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Scientist Max Krummel poses at his lab at the University of California, San Francisco, in San Francisco in 2017. Max Krummel, Immunoprofiler / University of California, San Francisco Published Wednesday,...
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The latest government data show that in April, May and June there were 1, 898 such ER visits a 76 per cent increase from the same time period last year,...
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TORONTO The Peter and Melanie Munk Charitable Foundation has donated an additional $100 million to the Toronto cardiac centre bearing the Barrick Gold founder s name the largest...
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The efficacy of many acne home remedies aren t scientifically proven, but one thing is for certain, you should never, ever try to squeeze a spot. PeopleImages Listen Acne is...
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The weather is cooling down, the leaves are changing colours and you’re battling itchy eyes and a stuffy nose – autumn allergy season is here. And it’ll linger until the...
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SAN FRANCISCO A federal appeals court on Tuesday blocked a San Francisco law requiring a health warning on soda ads, saying the measure was misleading and would suppress free...
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TRENTON, N.J. The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first inhaler combining three medicines to ease breathing in patients with emphysema or chronic bronchitis. The FDA late Monday...
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first inhaler that combines three medicines to ease breathing in patients with emphysema or chronic bronchitis. The FDA approved sales of GlaxoSmithKline...
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Teenagers in America today are about three years behind their counterparts from the 1970s when it comes to taking up sex, drinking alcohol, and working for pay, researchers said Tuesday....
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SEATTLE A Washington city that says the pain medication OxyContin has devastated the community asked a federal judge Monday to let it move forward with its lawsuit seeking to...
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In 2016, Elsevier Health Sciences reported that sitting for more than three hours a day is tied to 3.8 per cent of all cause mortality deaths and that reducing sitting time...
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HALIFAX Liana Brittain says each additional day with her husband would have been a precious gift, but a gap in Canada s assisted suicide law cut those short. Bill C 14...
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OTTAWA One of two British Columbia women challenging the federal government s restrictive law on medically assisted dying has finally been able to end her suffering with the help...
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The proportion of teen girls and women who reported heavy drinking has gone from 8.3 per cent in 2001 to 13.2 per cent in 2014, according to the latest data...
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The idea The Running Room and the Canadian Cancer Society had developed a running program to help people quit. In 2016, 168 participants from across Canada had weekly sessions where...
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The 36 year old server and bookkeeper of Toronto has been using flip phones for years, and for the most part, is pretty happy about it. The smartphone business is bigger than ever,...
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Making lunch everyday can feel like a chore, but grabbing cafeteria meals or something from the drive thru isn’t always the answer. Homemade meals are cheaper, healthier and better for the...
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I believe as surely as I m talking to you right now that if something isn t done, we will repeat this again, the North Carolina man said. Glenn Chin,...
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She was addicted to drugs and sleeping in decrepit hotels in Vancouver s Downtown Eastside when she was diagnosed with HIV about 13 years ago. She assumed it was a...