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EDMONTON — The Canadian Cancer Society is urging the Alberta government to finally enact legislation to ban young people from using indoor tanning beds. The Skin Cancer Prevention Artificial Tanning...
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The U.S. FDA is linking textured breast implants to a rare blood cancer. The warning comes after nine deaths and more than 350 cases of cancer were reported to American...
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Listen It’s hard to pinpoint exactly where the information to drink eight eight ounce glasses of water a day for optimal health came from, but doctors Rachel C. Vreeman and Aaron...
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Manuel de Freitas removes his shirt to expose his arm as a health worker fills a syringe with a yellow fever vaccine in Casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, Friday, March 17,...
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WATCH Scientists out of Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital say that changes in the KLK6 Kallikrein gene may predict who is at a greater risk of developing an aggressive form of...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 photo, children exercise in the courtyard of the Farah elementary school, in Khosoos, a poor town just outside of Cairo, Egypt. Published Wednesday, March...
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BOSTON The co founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of causing the deaths of 25 people but convicted of other racketeering charges in a nationwide meningitis outbreak in...
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The Canadian Community Health Survey found 17.7 per cent of Canadians aged 12 and older or roughly 5.3 million people smoked either daily or occasionally in 2015, down...
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KAMPALA, Uganda Nearly a third of people in sub Saharan Africa do not have access to safe drinking water, the World Water Council said Wednesday, urging governments to contribute adequate...
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it has received reports of 9 deaths and more than 350 cases of a rare blood cancer linked to breast implants. Published Wednesday,...
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TRENTON, N.J. U.S. regulators have approved the first new drug in a decade for Parkinson s disease, a chronic neurological disorder that causes tremors and movement difficulties. The Food...
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FILE PHOTO Aline Raverty walks with nurse Dione at ASK Friendship Society in Vancouver, B.C., March 15, 2017. Redevelopment is forcing the society to find a new home and may...
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PARK RIDGE, Ill. Doctors say a baby girl from Africa who s recovering from a risky surgery at a Chicago area hospital should be able to lead a normal life....
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Last month, Vancouver police recorded 25 suspected overdose deaths in the city, but in the first three weeks of March police have already reported 21 such deaths, according to a...
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The two women had just finished lunch in December 2012, and Hull breathed heavily as she walked across the kitchen of her friend’s home. Hull’s audible breathing – and increasing...
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WATCH Doctors in Park Ridge, Illinois say a 10 month old baby from the Ivory Coast who was born with four legs, is recovering well after corrective surgery. Listen A baby...
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WATCH Medical research is showing that lack of sleep doesn t just make us feel weary, it s linked to a long list of serious medical problems — from brain...
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WATCH The measures are meant to help doctors, families and patients “prevent” death from cardiac arrest. They include intervention to quit smoking, screening family history, CPR training, the implantation of...
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EDMONTON The Canadian Cancer Society is urging the Alberta government to finally enact legislation to ban young people from using indoor tanning beds. The Skin Cancer Prevention Artificial Tanning...
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Just over eight per cent of liver transplant recipients who get an organ from someone who has died will themselvesdie within a year after surgery in B.C., a five year study...