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FDA will require e-cigarettes and contents to be reviewed

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎15 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The federal government announced sweeping new rules Thursday for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices and their ingredients to be reviewed, a mandate that could offer protection for consumers and upend a ...
The Wild West of e-cigarettes just ended with a new, sweeping federal rule
US cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors
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That 'The Biggest Loser' weight loss and diet study everyone has been sharing is misleading

The Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
You lose weight, and then you gain it all back. That grim reality is a mainstay of our obese society. But a new study of contestants from the reality TV show "The Biggest Loser" suggests that, for them, that re-gain was all but pre-ordained ...
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Parents of autistic children rally at Queen's Park

Toronto Sun - ‎9 hours ago‎
When Genevieve Webster noticed issues with her son Dean at 13 months, she turned to Toronto's Hincks Dellcrest Centre for an assessment.
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Mom left grieving and outraged after hospital releases suicidal son

CTV News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Kim Young's 38-year-old son Eddie will never get the help he desperately needed. On Wednesday, he was discharged from Burnaby General Hospital, where his mom had dropped him off days earlier fearing he would take his own life - something he had ...
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Victoria votes to allow sale of edibles, despite health officer's concerns

The Globe and Mail - ‎9 hours ago‎
Senior citizens in Victoria support council's push to adopt a bylaw that allows edible pot products in medical marijuana dispensaries, despite health and safety concerns raised by the province's medical health officer, Mayor Lisa Helps says.
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Why Your Labrador Retriever Loses Its Mind Around Food

Gizmodo - ‎May 3, 2016‎
As a breed, labrador retrievers often have serious food-related issues—a behavioral quirk that often leads to over-eating and canine obesity.
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Sex hormone in The Pill contraceptives 'protects women from herpes'

Daily Mail - ‎15 hours ago‎
Taking the Pill could protect against one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, a new study has revealed. For the first time, scientists have shown how estradiol - a female sex hormone - may work to protect women against herpes.

Courage Award recipients honoured at Vancouver gala

Vancouver Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
Courage To Come back recipients, from left, Meredith Graham ( Social Adversity category ), Jemal Damtawe ( Addiction category ), Dr.

Primary health care support in Edmonton and area for evacuees from Fort McMurray and surrounding areas

Ottawa Citizen - ‎11 hours ago‎
EDMONTON, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - The Edmonton area Primary Care Networks (PCNs) and their affiliated clinics are able to help those displaced by the fires in Northern Alberta with their primary health care needs.
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Services for PEI seniors expands to Prince, Kings Counties

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎8 hours ago‎
Joining Health and Wellness Minister Robert Henderson for the proclamation of Mental Health Week are Lori Morris of the Canadian Mental Health Association (left) and Charlene Duffy, board chair.

Complete Remission Rate of 90%: China-based CAR-T Cell Therapy Achieves Breakthrough Clinical Trial Results

Ottawa Citizen - ‎37 minutes ago‎
HANGZHOU, China, May 6, 2016 /CNW/ -- At the 2016 Haematogenic Immunity Summit held in Hangzhou from April 22 to 24, 2016, Professor Huang He from the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University presented on the results for ten clinical cases that ...

Environment Canada raises Saskatoon air quality to 'high risk' from 'moderate'

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎7 hours ago‎
Smoke from Alberta wildfires has settled over Saskatoon and large parts of the province tonight, prompting Environment Canada to raise its risk rating for the area to 7 from a 3 or 4. “High levels of particulate matter may persist locally until the ...
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Insurer stops covering HIV prevention drug

Vancouver Sun - ‎10 hours ago‎
Truvada was approved as a method of preventing HIV transmission earlier this year in Canada. Jeff Chiu / AP. Share Adjust Comment Print.
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Great Strides Walk is Friday

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - ‎12 hours ago‎
CEDAR FALLS -- On Friday, the Iowa Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is hosting its annual Great Strides walk at Gateway Park.
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Exhibition celebrates a century of Alberta nursing

Calgary Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
Alberta's regulatory body for registered nurses celebrated 100 years of service at the Calgary Central Library on Thursday, with Deputy Mayor Diane Colley-Urquhart in attendance.

Extreme dry conditions expected to continue across Saskatchewan

Southwest Booster - ‎13 hours ago‎
The hot, dry weather that's breaking 100-year old weather records in Saskatchewan means the province is at similar risk to Alberta for fires.
Lung Association urges fire bans

Capitol Theatre Gets A Defibrillator - ‎18 hours ago‎
Caesars Windsor is donating an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Capitol Theatre, which currently doesn't have the life-saving device.
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Researchers hail 'milestone' cancer breakthrough

The New Daily - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scientists are celebrating a “milestone” find they claim will help develop drugs to specifically target the genes that cause breast cancer.