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Clean your bong, pass it along and other expert tips on cannabis etiquette | CBC
CBC | October 20, 2018
Emily Post might not have been thinking about cannabis when she wrote down the rules of etiquette, but that doesn't mean you should throw manners to the wind if you dabble in legal weed.
'I can't do this alone': Kids from Northern Quebec still taking medevac flights without parents | CBC
CBC | October 20, 2018
Parents of a six-year-old Waswanipi boy, who was taken on a medevac flight to Montreal on his own in August, described the trauma their son experienced at Quebec's inquiry into the treatment of Indigenous people.
What exactly are you inhaling when you vape? | CBC
CBC | October 20, 2018
With the popularity of Juul and other trendy vaping products, researchers are becoming more interested in how long-term exposure to flavouring chemicals affects our lungs.
Health officials investigate salmonella outbreak in 5 provinces | CBC
CBC | October 20, 2018
Public health officials in five provinces are investigating a salmonella outbreak that has affected 45 individuals, some of whom ate cucumbers, although other sources are being investigated.
Coming clean: Public embrace for celeb addicts offers hope | ABC News
ABC News | October 20, 2018
Rehab therapists and addicts in recovery say celebrities who come clean publicly offer hope
California judge mulls new trial in $289M Roundup award | ABC News
ABC News | October 20, 2018
A San Francisco judge said Wednesday she is considering tossing out the lion's share of the $289 million judgment against agribusiness giant Monsanto and ordering a new trial over whether the company's weed-killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer
Screen time overload: How media multitasking can affect our perception of others | ABC News
ABC News | October 20, 2018
Media multitasking might influence us to judge others based on our own environmental cues.
Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers | ABC News
ABC News | October 20, 2018
A newer immunotherapy drug for the first time has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease
'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola | ABC News
ABC News | October 20, 2018
'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak
Study of U.S. hospital figures links pot use with increased risk of stroke | CBC
CBC | October 19, 2018
New research is being presented at a conference in Montreal today linking recreational cannabis use with an increased risk of stroke.
Opioid crisis coupled with doctor shortage leaves chronic pain patients desperate | CBC
CBC | October 19, 2018
In northwestern Ontario where thousands of people don't have a primary care provider, patients taking painkillers often aren't at the top of family doctors' waiting lists.
Ebola outbreak could spiral out of control as health workers deal with armed insurgents, hostile locals | CBC
CBC | October 19, 2018
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: health experts struggle to contain Ebola outbreak; the intense celebrity showdown between Taylor Swift and Kanye West turns political; experts answer questions about cannabis legalization plan.
Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. This year's looks more promising | CBC
CBC | October 19, 2018
Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. Here's what you need to know about this year's - and what kind of flu season 2018-19 is shaping up to be.
Quebec Inuit leaders plea for mental health support in wake of youth suicides | CBC
CBC | October 19, 2018
In Nunavik, Quebec's expansive northern region dotted by remote fly-in Inuit villages, most residents are connected to at least one, if not several of the young people who have recently ended their own lives.
Exercise during pregnancy can reduce risk of major complications, research finds | CBC
CBC | October 19, 2018
If you exercise while pregnant, you could decrease your chances of developing a major complication by 25 per cent, according to new University of Alberta-led research.
Everything you need to know about Ebola | ABC News
ABC News | October 19, 2018
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is fighting its 10th outbreak of the Ebola virus. Here is a look at the causes, the symptoms and the history of the deadly disease.
EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine | ABC News
ABC News | October 19, 2018
Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine's wide use and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging that it was linked to three deaths
USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claims | ABC News
ABC News | October 19, 2018
The University of Southern California says it will pay $215 million to settle claims of sexual abuse and harassment by a school gynecologist
Report: Crew of Iranian cargo ship poisoned, 3 seamen die | ABC News
ABC News | October 19, 2018
Iran's state news agency: 3 seamen die of unspecified toxic substance that poisoned 11 crew of cargo ship
National health initiative takes aim at sugar-packed foods | ABC News
ABC News | October 19, 2018
A national health initiative is urging the food industry to voluntarily reduce sugar in packaged foods by 20 percent
Renowned heart transplant program selects new leadership | ABC News
ABC News | October 19, 2018
A Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive
Burnout, depression and even suicidal thoughts reported in survey of Canadian doctors | CBC
CBC | October 18, 2018
Job pressures and a drive for perfection all contribute to mental health issues among doctors and medical residents, but many are hesitant to acknowledge they are struggling.
'There's not a day that we go into work feeling safe': Video shows violent attack on Winnipeg hospital staff | CBC
CBC | October 18, 2018
A shocking video shows an attack on staff at a Winnipeg hospital, but workers tell CBC it's all too common — and they need more support for security, on-site police and even metal detectors to protect against rising violence blamed on the meth crisis.
Low-cost Calgary IVF clinic took advantage of the 'vulnerable and desperate,' woman says | CBC
CBC | October 18, 2018
Effortless IVF bills itself as a more affordable alternative to traditional in vitro fertilization, but has been without a full-time doctor since it opened, prompting complaints of delays, confusion and frustration.
Uganda at 'big risk' for Ebola spreading from neighbouring Congo, officials say | CBC
CBC | October 18, 2018
The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak is not yet a global emergency but has called for an "intensified" response.
New federal asbestos ban includes controversial exemptions | CBC
CBC | October 18, 2018
New regulations designed to ban asbestos will go into effect by the end of this year, however an analysis of the final rules introduced Wednesday reveals they have been watered down from what the federal government originally proposed.
Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles | ABC News
ABC News | October 18, 2018
The city of Salinas exemplifies a housing crisis that's plaguing California's rural and urban areas alike
Trump signs bills to help patients stop overpaying for drugs | ABC News
ABC News | October 18, 2018
President Donald Trump has signed into law two bills that would allow pharmacists to tell consumers when paying cash would be cheaper than using insurance
Health care tops guns, economy as voters' top issue | ABC News
ABC News | October 18, 2018
Seven in 10 people list health care as “very important” as they make their voting choices, eclipsing the economy and jobs.
25 'plus'-friendly fitness studios around the country | ABC News
ABC News | October 18, 2018
It’s hard enough to get to the gym. What’s even harder is the intimidation of not looking like everyone else there.
Doctor questions 'disgraceful' care provided by private, high-volume methadone clinics amid opioid crisis | CBC
CBC | October 17, 2018
As a northern Ontario city battles an opioid overdose death rate that's twice as high as the provincial average, there is rising concern about a treatment model dominated by for-profit methadone clinics.
Canada's giant public health 'experiment' with legalized cannabis begins | CBC
CBC | October 17, 2018
Experts say making marijuana legal will help yield much needed insight into the drug's health effects — both positive and negative.
Petition calls for national ban on 'conversion therapy' for LGBT youth | CBC
CBC | October 17, 2018
Thousands of Canadians are pressing the federal government to ban what is called "conversion therapy," a controversial practice where LGBT youth are counselled or treated to become straight.
Rise in cases of rare polio-like illness in U.S. children, officials say | CBC
CBC | October 17, 2018
Waves of the mysterious condition that causes muscle weakness seems to appear every other year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
When cancer strikes the young, infertility can result; now states act to help | ABC News
ABC News | October 17, 2018
Treatment for cancer and other serious conditions involves toxic chemotherapy drugs, radiation and surgery that can cause infertility in women and men.
As Canada legalizes pot, other countries likely to follow | ABC News
ABC News | October 17, 2018
Canada is the second _ and by far the largest _ country to legalize and regulate the sale and use of marijuana by adults, but it almost certainly won't be the last
The Latest: Sales figures show strong demand for Canada weed | ABC News
ABC News | October 17, 2018
Sales figures on the first morning under Canada's new legalized pot regime suggest there's considerable demand for cannabis products across the country
Smoke forces Melania Trump's plane back to military base | ABC News
ABC News | October 17, 2018
First lady Melania Trump's plane has been forced to return to a Washington area military base because of smoke in the cabin
The Latest: More charges against California surgeon, friend | ABC News
ABC News | October 17, 2018
Prosecutors say there are five additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women
Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace | ABC News
ABC News | October 17, 2018
And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace