Health: Sask.’s pharmacy college considers ban on non-prescription codeine products (Report)

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Saskatchewan's regulatory body for pharmacists is eyeing a ban on the sale of non-prescription codeine products in pharmacies. Codeine is a narcotic found in pills and cough syrup used to relieve...

Health: Opioid death toll nearly 4,000 last year, new data shows...

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New government figures show that nearly 4,000 Canadians died from apparent opioid overdoses last year, with men the most likely victims and fentanyl the clear culprit.The numbers...

Health: Marriage tied to lower risk of fatal heart attacks and...

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People who are married may be less likely to develop cardiovascular disease or die from a heart attack or stroke than individuals who aren't, a research review...

Health: Costs of hearing-related health claims on the rise in Canadian...

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The cost of health claims related to hearing loss among members of Canada's military is rising, due in part to the reluctance of members to wear protective...

Health: Wettlaufer dressed up as Grim Reaper for Halloween at nursing...

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When she dressed up as the Grim Reaper for the nursing home Halloween party, nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer raised some eyebrows. But her colleagues at Caressant Care in Woodstock,...

Health: Pay more attention to depression as a side-effect of many...

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This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you...

Health: Mental health impacts for homeowners with flooded basements long after...

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Victims of basement flooding continue to be stressed out about it long after they've finished cleaning up, and many miss work to deal with the issue.That's according...

Health: From EpiPens to antibiotics, report finds Canada’s drug shortages could...

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A new report probing Canada's struggle to keep pharmacy shelves stocked has turned up a number of possible causes, and the authors say that without swift action,...

Health: Former IWK chief financial officer repaid almost $17K in expenses...

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The former chief financial officer of the IWK Health Centre reimbursed the hospital for almost $17,000 in expenses just weeks before he stepped down from his job...

Health: Conflicting accounts over whether Wettlaufer was on a ‘do not...

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A public inquiry looking into how Elizabeth Wettlaufer was able to kill eight elderly patients in her care heard conflicting accounts Thursday about whether the ex-nurse was on...

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Bryan Harlan, trophy hunter pays $110K to kill rare mountain goat

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A BIG game trophy hunter from Texas paid $110,000 to kill a rare mountain goat during a trip to Pakistan, sparking a furious online backlash. Bryan Harlan paid the huge sum to hunt the Astore...
Boris Johnson set for Parliament showdown with rebel MPs, Report

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a showdown in parliament after warning MPs that he would seek a snap election if they tied his hands on Brexit. Johnson has promised to take the UK out...
Indian woman, 73 gives birth to twin girls, Report

Indian woman, 73 gives birth to twin girls, Report

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STD-carrying ladybirds invade UK, here's everything you need to know

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LADYBIRDS carrying STDs are invading the UK with homes across the nation dealing with an infestation of the bugs. The Harlequin Ladybirds have flown in from Asia and North America thanks to mild Autumn winds. And...