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Improvement in TB testing, treatment in Nunavut

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:35


Specialists say they've discovered a remarkable approach to locate shrouded instances of tuberculosis in Canada's North, where the bacterial disease is still an imperative public wellbeing issue.

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How to keep your food safe

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:32


There's a straightforward tenet to counteracting development of awful microorganisms at your seasonal barbecue which can result in your stomach problems for a considerable length of time.

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Eastern Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley get air quality advisory issued

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:23


Metro Vancouver is educating individuals in eastern territories regarding Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley to maintain a strategic distance from strenuous open air exercises throughout mid-evening in view of large amounts of air contamination.

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Health Canada flags heart risks from testosterone replacements

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:18


Testosterone substitutions can expand the danger of genuine heart and vein issues, Health Canada says.

The controller said 12 testosterone substitution items are accessible, for example, Androderm, Andriol, Delatestryl, Androgel, Axiroin, Depo-Testosterone, Testim, and their proportional generics.

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Boil water advisory issued for Aldergrove

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 13:46


A health authority is prompting inhabitants in Aldergrove to heat up their drinking water or boil it in the wake of discovering microorganisms in water sample.

Occupants ought to bring their water to a quick, moving bubble for no less than one moment before utilizing it for local purposes.

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Rise in opioid deaths: Study

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 13:41


The rate of opioid-related passings has soar in Ontario, bouncing 242 per cent in 20 years, new research shows.

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Ottawa rave event claims a life, sends one to coma

Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:58


A 19-year-old lady is dead and a 20-year-old lady is in coma after police say what is accepted to be ecstasy were taken at independent raves in Ottawa over Canada Day weekend.

The raves were extensive, outside sorted out occasions in focal and east Ottawa between June 29 and July 1, despite the fact that police did not expound.

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Not many in Canada get a chance to die willfully

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 09:16


To have the demise she needed, 89-year-old Kathleen (Kay) Carter needed to escape her North Vancouver care home, and out of the nation, under false falsifications. She was close incapacitated by spinal stenosis and had made it clear to her seven kids she would not like to pass on inch by inch.

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Web pharmacy’s licence suspended

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 08:21


Ottawa has incidentally pulled the permit of one of Canada's biggest Internet drug stores after a review turned up huge concerns with the company's wholesale operations, however the choice has no bearing on the company's capacity to offer several diverse pills straightforwardly to patients over the Web.

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Awareness on sun safety

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:19


The Cincinnati Reds are joining Major League Baseball and every one of the 30 Clubs in by and by bringing issues to light of skin tumor this mid year through the Play Sun Smart activity, which went on all through the alliance on Sunday, June 8.

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$7.1 million raised by CHEO Telethon

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:13


The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario has several reasons to thank many people.  The 31st yearly CHEO pledge drive raised $7,121,350.

President and CEO of the CHEO establishment, Kevin Keohane says the pledge drive is amazingly paramount.

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Tiny molecule to help tackle depression

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 13:11


A study has found that a small molecule may give a marker to despondency and help discover people who are liable to react to stimulant medication.

Analysts at McGill University and the Douglas Institute in Canada found that levels of a little molecule, called mIR-1202, discovered just in people and in different primates are lower in the brains of depressed people.

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Rare childhood disease medicines offer ray of hope

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 09:24


Some Canadian kids with uncommon hereditary issue have profited from new medicines because of a countrywide research that bridles innovative developments.

The two-year study was called Finding of Rare Disease Genes in Canada or FORGE. An expected 75 per cent of uncommon maladies influence kids, with a gigantic impact on a family's prosperity.

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Report: Stroke rates rise among younger people

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 09:53


Another report suggested by the Heart and Stroke Foundation says that the amount of young individuals enduring strokes in the whole of Canada is climbing at a disturbing rate and is relied upon to expand all the more in the nearing decade.

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Invasive Zebra Mussels can now be Killed with Liquid Potash: Canadian Experiment

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 13:08


A very unique experiment was carried out in the western province of Manitoba in Canada wherein the use of liquid fertilizer inhibited the invasion of zebra mussels.

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Sex life can get a boost by cuddling

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 11:27


A Canadian study has discovered that a great new method of maintaining a much closer relationship along with rejuvenated sex life can be cuddling.

Expression of fondness like touching, cuddling and kissing were found to prompt complete contentment with relationships, according to the examination directed by a University of Toronto fellow.

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Melanoma an increasing cancer in Canada

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:45


A recent report says that Melanoma, which is the most fatal skin cancer, is increasing consistently among Canadian citizens; however it is still one of the most avoidable forms of cancer.

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Gardening is back and so are the hazards

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 13:13


For any individual who likes to be involved deep with a garden, it is that time of year for heading outside to burrow and weed and cut and plant, to awaken tiny bit of Eden after months of winter sleep.

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Formula for predicting autism

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 13:50


Analysts have figured out how to anticipate a mental imbalance at a more youthful age, which will empower discriminating intercessions to happen much prior in a child's life.

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AHS apologizes for five-day wait by a victim’s family

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 09:51


Grande Prairie RCMP are investigating an incident of a 12-year-old kid, who met with an unfortunate incident during the weekend. The boy's family is standing up against the public health framework, as the boy's most genuine damages went untreated for a few days.

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