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MCHP: Supportive Housing Could Be Alternative To Personal Care For More MBs

CKNW News Talk 980 - ‎1 hour ago‎
A new study shows one in ten people who moved into a personal care home in Manitoba may have be able to live in supportive housing instead.
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80% of Albertans support physician-assisted death 'in some circumstances,' poll suggests

CBC.ca - ‎21 minutes ago‎
A poll conducted on behalf of the Alberta Medical Association, to gauge the level of support among patients for physician-assisted death, has found that four in five people approve of allowing the procedure in some circumstances.

Diners more likely to order healthy foods in well-lit rooms

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Diners order healthier items from the menu and consume fewer calories when they are in a well-lit room, according to a study in the Journal of Marketing Research.
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Lyme disease gets attention of MP Karen Ludwig

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
New Brunswick Southwest MP Karen Ludwig is fulfilling a campaign promise to bring national attention to Lyme disease as she prepares to co-chair a national all-party round table next week.
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Ontario pledges $222 million to improve First Nations health care

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
TORONTO -- Ontario has pledged to spend $222 million over three years to improve health care for First Nations, especially in the north where aboriginal leaders declared a state of emergency because of a growing number of suicides.
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Prevalence of antidepressant prescriptions worries some experts

Cantech Letter - ‎6 hours ago‎
The study looked at prescription records from 185 physicians based around two major urban centres in Quebec and found that of 101,759 antidepressant prescriptions made for 19,734 patients between January 1, 2006, and September 30, 2015, only 55.2 ...
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McMaster study highlights challenges faced by preemies in adulthood

CBC.ca - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Babies who are born with an extremely low birth weight are more likely to be disadvantaged when it comes to employment, income, self-esteem, marriage and more, according to a new study from McMaster University in Hamilton.
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Preeceville residents call on government to keep emergency room

Regina Leader-Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
Residents of Preeceville came to the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday to ask the government to keep the emergency room in that community open.
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Dominic LeBlanc argues for greater federal funding for palliative care

CBC.ca - ‎9 hours ago‎
New Brunswick's highest-ranking federal Liberal says the Trudeau government should commit more money to supporting palliative and hospice care once medically assisted death becomes law.
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Daughter thinks talc use killed her mum and £87m lawsuit suggests she's right

The Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
A DAUGHTER who lost her mother to ovarian cancer is hoping to uncover whether the illness is connected to using talcum powder, as she believes that could be the reason her mother became ill.
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GHC looks at possibility of new build

Sault Star - ‎57 minutes ago‎
While the 50-some year old Group Health building has served the community well over the past five decades, it's time to look at building a new centre that incorporates the seven existing buildings and better suits patient's needs.
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7 Common Myths About Ticks

EcoWatch - ‎2 hours ago‎
Don't miss out. Stay Informed. Get EcoWatch's Top News of the Day. Email. The official start of summer is right around the corner.
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Local man has raised about $170000 to help find a cure for Type 1 diabetes

Woodstock Sentinel Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
Local resident Scott Totten will take part in the Walk to Cure Diabetes for the 17th time on Sunday, June 12, in honour of his daughter Holly Totten.

New Saskatchewan pilot project for breast cancer patients

Globalnews.ca - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The Saskatchewan government have announced a new program that allows Saskatchewan breast cancer patients to access information over the phone.
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Thai man bloodied but unbowed after being attacked by snake on toilet

CTV News - ‎9 hours ago‎
BANGKOK -- A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.
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Eating fruit during pregnancy could make your child smarter

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎9 hours ago‎
Regular consumption of fruit is known to reduce a variety of health complications such as Alzheimer's or preventing weight gain but now new research has suggested that we may benefit from a diet high in fruit earlier than we thought.
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Cornwall Letters for May 25

Standard Freeholder - ‎May 24, 2016‎
While Cornwall debates the pros and cons of municipal water fluoridation, many pharmaceutical chemicals and industrial contaminants dumped into the waters upstream of Cornwall pass through the municipal water systems of all municipalities.
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Concussions tied to more school problems than other injuries

CBC.ca - ‎May 25, 2016‎
High school and college students who get concussions may struggle more with academics than their peers who get other types of sports injuries, a small U.S.
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Early mosquito egg-laying raises West Nile virus concern, entomologists say

CBC.ca - ‎8 hours ago‎
Early egg-laying by one of the mosquito species known to carry West Nile virus suggests the possibility of a summer outbreak of the disease in southern Manitoba, entomologists say.
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