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Ontario health transformation bill to be introduced Tuesday

Ontario health transformation bill to be introduced Tuesday

The government intends to introduce legislation at Queen's Park later in the day. "Too much time and attention is spent on maintaining a siloed and fragmented system, and far too many people believe...

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Self-harm clips hidden in kids' cartoons

Self-harm clips hidden in kids' cartoons

YouTube boasts that YouTube Kids contains a number of safety-minded features, including the ability for parents to handpick which videos their children are able to watch, as well as human and automati...

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Officials say person with measles flew from Vancouver to Edmonton to NWT

Officials say person with measles flew from Vancouver to Edmonton to NWT

Vancouver International Airport and Edmonton International Airport, on Air Canada Flight AC236, with a departure time of 10:15 a.m. and arrival of 12:54 p.m. 17 and Feb. 18. On Tuesday Washington St...

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China gene-edited twins may have altered cognition, memory

China gene-edited twins may have altered cognition, memory

He's experiment was widely criticised globally. Could the babies who were genetically modified to be immune to HIV receive an enhanced brain function because of the procedure? "My reaction [to the...

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Flu Vaccine Compositions For 2019-2020 Announced

Flu Vaccine Compositions For 2019-2020 Announced

The vaccination against flu is the must for everyone, and they should have it every year as the virus of influenza have different strains, and that vaccine is not effective against every virus. The de...

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Flu victim identified as 4-year-old girl from Lowell

Flu victim identified as 4-year-old girl from Lowell

February is normally the time when the flu season peaks and the Branch-Hillsdale-St. On Thursday, the health department announced that since the flu season began, 31 people have died in Oklahoma fro...

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Google Maps will show drug disposal locations

Google Maps will show drug disposal locations

To navigate to one of 3,500 drop-off sites on Google Maps , users can type "drug drop off near me" or "medication disposal near me". Sign up today to get healthcare news and updates delivered to your...

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Cervical Cancer in India Could Be Eliminated by 2079 Says Lancet Study

Cervical Cancer in India Could Be Eliminated by 2079 Says Lancet Study

Researchers estimate if that if nothing is done, 44.4 million cervical cancer cases would be diagnosed over the next 50 years - rising from 600,000 cases a year in 2020 to 1.3 million in 2069. The a...

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Stock under Discussion: Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL)

Stock under Discussion: Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE:HRL)

Bremer Trust National Association acquired a new position in shares of Hormel Foods during the 4th quarter worth about $43,000. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 45.6 stands at 0.80%, thi...

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Explaining the Vancouver Measles Outbreak

Explaining the Vancouver Measles Outbreak

The DOH said it recorded 11,459 confirmed cases of measles, with 189 fatalities from January 1 to February 20 this year. The other case is unrelated. Its complications include severe diarrhea, pneumon...

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CVS Health shares fall after lower-than-expected revenue

CVS Health shares fall after lower-than-expected revenue

CVS Health's $70 billion acquisition of Aetna , which closed last November but is still subject to review by a federal judge, drove revenue growth a year ago but also resulted in a significant net l...

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Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals

Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals

Such counseling is simply no longer required. The rule is expected to be challenged in federal court. In an interview earlier this year, Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said the group cou...

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'Killer' cells raise hope of universal flu vaccine

'Killer' cells raise hope of universal flu vaccine

He said: "From the relatively lower rates of GP consultation and so far hospital admission compared to the higher levels of ICU/HDU need and almost 200 flu-related deaths, it could point to this yea...

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OH 4th grader dies after diagnosis of strep throat and flu

OH 4th grader dies after diagnosis of strep throat and flu

A fourth-grader in OH died one day after she was diagnosed with strep throat and influenza, according to district officials and her heartbroken mother. School officials asked members of the communit...

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'Zombie deer disease': Can it spread to Staten Island?

'Zombie deer disease': Can it spread to Staten Island?

The Center for Disease Control has issued a warning about a deadly disease spreading into states in the midwest. Symptoms include drooling, stumbling, lack of coordination, lack of fear of people, agg...

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B.C.’s education minister says mandatory vaccines not an option

B.C.’s education minister says mandatory vaccines not an option

Parents must provide proof of immunization, and children who are not immunized may be removed from school during an outbreak. "Like many countries in the region of the Americas, however, due to incr...

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After Vancouver outbreak, no measles cases in Interior Health yet

After Vancouver outbreak, no measles cases in Interior Health yet

Jia Hu, Alberta Health Services' medical officer of health for the Calgary zone. Some people - infants, people with certain underlying health conditions and those undergoing chemotherapy - can not b...

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Measles outbreak: 33 students, staff asked to stay home from schools

Measles outbreak: 33 students, staff asked to stay home from schools

But the 33 students who've been ordered to stay home have either been unable to provide documentation, or are still refusing to vaccinate. But according to data from Vancouver Coastal Health, there ar...

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Cooking, Cleaning Could Raise Air Pollution Levels In Homes, Study Says

Cooking, Cleaning Could Raise Air Pollution Levels In Homes, Study Says

Crucially, while burning or charring food releases the most harmful particulates, even cooking fatty foods gently produces high levels of pollution - meaning it is impossible to cut out entirely for a...

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Experts Warn Deadly Zombie Deer Disease Could Spread To Humans Next

Experts Warn Deadly Zombie Deer Disease Could Spread To Humans Next

The virus itself attacks the brain, spinal cord and tissues of the animal infected, causing aggressiveness, loss of concentration, drooling, lack of fear of people and listlessness. Roughly 7,000 - 15...

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Fatal Brain Disease Found In A Wild Deer In Crow Wing County

Fatal Brain Disease Found In A Wild Deer In Crow Wing County

There have been no reported cases of CWD infection in people. If you have your deer or elk commercially processed, consider asking that your animal be processed individually to avoid mixing meat fro...

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Measles 'outbreak' in Vancouver with nine cases; most linked to French schools

Measles 'outbreak' in Vancouver with nine cases; most linked to French schools

January 24, 2019 - 8:13 a.m.to 11:40 a.m. February 1 between 2:05 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory illness spread by contact with an infected person through coughing ...

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Push-ups could indicate good heart health, study suggests

Push-ups could indicate good heart health, study suggests

Prof Kales said: 'This study found that push-up capacity was inversely associated with 10-year risk of CVD events among men aged 21 to 66 years. According to the study by Harvard University research...

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Facebook is ready to fight back against anti-vaxxers

Facebook is ready to fight back against anti-vaxxers

That might include "reducing or removing this type of content from recommendations, including Groups You Should Join, and demoting it in search results, while also ensuring that higher quality and mor...

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Diet drinks ‘raise fizzical threat of an early death’

Diet drinks ‘raise fizzical threat of an early death’

After an average followup of almost 12 years, the scientists found that women who drank two or more artificially sweetened drinks a day had a 23% higher risk of having any type of stroke , and a 31...

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Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

In a new study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases , investigators examine the impact of flu vaccination during the 2017-2018 season, in which 42% of the U.S. A milder flu can pre...

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Misconceptions surrounding HPV are causing women to miss smear tests

Misconceptions surrounding HPV are causing women to miss smear tests

HPV is a very common infection, and around eight out of 10 people become infected with the virus at some point in their lives. Although the NHS explain that "most people will get an HPV infection at...

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Diet drinks increase risk of stroke

A study by the American Heart Association found that post-menopausal women who drink multiple diet drinks a day had an increased risk for stroke caused by a blocked artery. The study was publishe...

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Donald Trump will declare 'state of emergency to get funding for wall'

Donald Trump will declare 'state of emergency to get funding for wall'

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) doesn't understand why Republicans would try to stand in the way of President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency to build the wall. Now comes the mini-bo...

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Donald Trump has put on weight and is now officially obese

Donald Trump has put on weight and is now officially obese

US President Donald Trump has put on a few pounds over the past year and is now technically in the obese range, although he remains in "very good health overall", according to the results of a physi...

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