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The chickenpox used to be a childhood rite of passage as being exposed to the highly infectious disease at an early age was nearly inevitable. But since the Canadian debut...
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A group of British Columbia researchers has developed a new robot that could help soothe and comfort premature babies at BC Women’s Hospital. The device, developed by researchers from the...
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A rare type of heart attack has been labelled “mysterious” and “devastating” — and it targets young, healthy women. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection SCAD heart attacks happen when there’s a...
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WALTON, Ky. An unvaccinated student in Kentucky will get his day in court after suing because he can t participate in extracurricular activities during a chickenpox outbreak. The Courier...
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A Wednesday, May 24, 2017 file photo showing Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization WHO , answering questions from journalists at the European headquarters of the United...
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OTTAWA The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of a frozen breaded chicken product over fears of salmonella contamination. is recalling Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Nuggets...
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically developed for severe depression after childbirth. The agency on Tuesday approved Sage Therapeutics’ Zulresso, an IV drug given...
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This undated photo provided by the Oregon Health and Science University in March 2019 shows a baby monkey named Grady, at two weeks old, born from an experimental technology that...
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An emergency room in Lower Sackville, N.S. turned away a cancer patient with a pink slip on Friday night, angering his family and sparking a wider conversation about healthcare problems...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a radio interview that he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious disease and become...
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A new report says pesticide residue is on most of your favourite fruits and vegetables — even after they’re washed — but health experts say there’s nothing to be worried...
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A study in the British medical journal The Lancet asserts that daily use of high potency cannabis is “strongly linked to the risk of developing psychosis.” The London based researchers looked at...
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WASHINGTON The nation s top medical advisers say medicines proven to treat opioid addiction remain vastly underused in the U.S. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released...
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The catch up program will run from April to June, protecting as many Kindergarten to Grade 12 students as possible before the end of the school year. Published Wednesday, March 20,...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, photo, Takakito Usui, a transgender man, cries while speaking during a press conference after Japan s Supreme Court handed down in Okayama, western Japan....
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SAN FRANCISCO Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man s cancer, a jury determined Tuesday in the first phase of a trial that attorneys said...
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GENEVA A panel convened by the World Health Organization said it would be irresponsible for scientists to use gene editing for reproductive purposes, but stopped short of calling for...
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LONDON Smoking high potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest ever study to examine the impact of pot on...
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OTTAWA The federal Liberal government is promising a new agency to negotiate prescription drug prices for Canadians and try to drive down costs a move billed as an...
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TRENTON, N.J. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically developed for severe depression after childbirth. The agency on Tuesday approved Sage Therapeutics Zulresso...