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City bans smoking while kids in vehicles

City bans smoking while kids in vehicles

Smoking in presence of a child in the car has been forbidden in the Alberta city of Leduc.

The city's council released a bylaw on Monday banishing smoking when kids are present.

Infectious disease seizes lives of 4,900 a year in Ontario

Infectious disease seizes lives of 4,900 a year in Ontario

A recent report states that infectious diseases kill more than 4,900 people in Ontario every year, and is responsible for more than seven million illnesses.

New images being strategized for cigarette packs

New images being strategized for cigarette packs

The Conservative government is seemingly facing pressure to consider health care to be the top criteria at the same time showing more interest on the same, thus putting federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq in dilemma.

New Technique Might attract more Lung donors

New Technique Might attract more Lung donors

The number of lungs on hand for transplant in Canada can now be doubled, with mere implications of a few simple and cost-free changes in regard to ventilator settings applied on brain dead donors.

Life Expectancy Blotched by More Sickness

Life Expectancy Blotched by More Sickness

A new study reveals that the life expectancy has decreased over the past couple of years. The Journal of Gerontology reported that earlier between the years 1970 to 2005 the life expectancy was 20% as the chances of survival for a 65 year old was 85 this probability has doubled and the proportion has now increased to 40%.

Children Not Taking Green Diet Could Face Problem of Constipation

Children Not Taking Green Diet Could Face Problem of Constipation

Children who take less green diet in the form of fruits and vegetables have 13 times more chances of having constipation, as found by a latest study.

The findings of the study appeared in the Journal of Clinical Nursing. A person having problem of constipation has trouble in his bowel movements and finds it difficult to pass stool, which could cause severe bowel problems.

Catching Flu at Younger Age Could Prevent One from Asthma in Later Life

Catching Flu at Younger Age Could Prevent One from Asthma in Later Life

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation has revealed that those who get affected with flu virus in their younger age possess fewer chances to develop allergies later in life.

Fighter Pilots have Sharper Brains: Research

Fighter Pilots have Sharper Brains: Research

A recently conducted research has reached the conclusion that fighter pilots happen to have better cognitive functioning in contrast to normal people. The tests that have been carried out reached the conclusion after stimulus tests and a MRI scan of the subjects were taken by the authors.

Cervical Cancer and Pre-marital Sex

Cervical Cancer and Pre-marital Sex

Who would have thought that leaving school early would have been beneficial for someone? However, a recent study has reported one positive aspect of dropping out of school. The recently conducted study has suggested that admitting children in schools early can them in coping better with weight later on in life.

Logan Hospital Underperforms to the National Average in all Aspects

Logan Hospital Underperforms to the National Average in all Aspects

The website, MyHospitals has reported that the Emergency waiting time at the Logan Hospital is much longer than the country-wide average. The site, which happens to be an undertaking of the Federal Government was formally function on Friday and has been implemented under the National Health and Hospitals Network Agreement.

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