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Limiting weight gain during pregnancy can not only benefit the health of the mother and child, but it can also reduce the chance of a caesarean section, according to new...
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U.S. Senator John McCain, R Ariz., listens during a town hall meeting at the Burton Barr Central Library on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in Phoenix. AP / Ralph Freso Published...
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One third of the world’s dementia cases could be prevented, a new report is warning. And there are nine factors, starting as early as childhood, that could be increasing your risk...
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WASHINGTON There are no proven ways to stave off Alzheimer s, but a new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine key risks starting in childhood just might delay...
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What if you only want to experience trailer life for a weekend or a week each year Maybe owning an RV doesn’t make economic sense, but renting it might. That’s...
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Sam Chen’s son, John Zhuang Chen, 11, has been in hospitalfor four months, fighting off an invasive group A streptococcus infection he contracted at Spul’u’kwuks Elementary School . Another boy...
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Warnings about the dangers of smoking and restrictions on tobacco use have quadrupled worldwide since 2007, according to the UN health agency. Studio Annika/istock AFP Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017 4 10PM...
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Scores of Ontario doctors are billing the province hundreds of thousands of dollars each to treat people addicted to opioids, according to a new study into what one critic calls...
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EDMONTON Doctors at the University of Alberta are raising the alarm about a rare tapeworm that, until recently, hadn t been seen in humans in Canada since the 1920s....
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New research has shown that smoking hookah exposes users to potentially dangerous levels of a chemical believed to cause cancer and heart disease. InkkStudios / Istock Relaxnews Published Wednesday, July...
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The leaders of Canada’s provinces and territories are set to compare notes on how to handle the rules when the federal government legalizes recreational use of cannabis next July. While...
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HALIFAX Health officials in Nova Scotia say free naloxone kits will be available to the public at 300 community pharmacies across the province beginning Sept. 1. The move to...
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FREDERICTON If you re like a lot of other Canadians who suffer from pain in your back, hip or knees, you could be on your way to developing cardiovascular...
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New research on acupuncture has found that the traditional Chinese treatment could significantly decrease period pain, even a year after treatment. Carried out by researchers from Western Sydney University, Australia...
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An Alberta mother is warning parents to do their research before using over the counter pain medication on their children. Last October, Becky Atkinson’s 10 month old daughter Alba was rushed to the emergency...
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A new update from the U.S. FDA advises against taking certain medications with grapefruit juice. HandmadePictures / Istock AFP Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017 9 32AM EDT A new update from...
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WASHINGTON Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer s Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose...
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MIAMI A 10 year old boy from a drug ridden Miami neighbourhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida s littlest victims of the opioid crisis, authorities...
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TORONTO Giving children high daily doses of vitamin D instead of the standard recommended amount doesn t appear to reduce the number of times they come down with wintertime...
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After being discovered at a fairgrounds in Vancouver as a teen, she was plucked from her normal urban life filled with school and basketball and catapulted into a wild world...