Brain-eating Amoeba Kills Man Who Visited Texas (Reports)

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A 29-year-old New Jersey surfer's diagnosis with a rare amoeba disease was a shock to his family. And with just 34 other known cases in the U.S. in...

Health: ‘Helicopter parents’ may hinder kids’ emotional well-being (Report)

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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: Ontario doctors to return to bargaining table after incoming government...

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Ontario's doctors, who have been without a physician services agreement for four years, are expected to return to the bargaining table next month.The Ontario Medical Association says...

Health: There’s an adage in recovery that we can learn from...

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I've spent the week contemplating the number 4,000. I have gone to sleep trying to to picture what 4,000 of something might look like: 4,000 grains of...

Health: Legalization comes with risks: Doctors reminding public that health effects...

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On the heels of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's announcement Wednesday that adults will be able to legally buy and consume recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, some doctors are reminding...

Health: 152 severe bedsores reported at Nova Scotia long-term care facilities...

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The province revealed Thursday there are at least 152 cases of severe bedsores at Nova Scotia long-term care facilities, data gathered as police investigate the death of a woman whose...

Health: Ebola outbreak in Congo ‘largely contained,’ says WHO (Report)

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The World Health Organization says there is "cautious optimism" that the Ebola outbreak in Congo may be winding down.In a report issued this week, the UN health agency and...

Health: Chemicals found in some U.S. water supplies more toxic than...

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A family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the U.S. is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to...

Health: Ontario’s Darlington nuclear reactor to produce isotope used for medical...

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A subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation is partnering with U.S.-based BWX Technologies to help produce radioactive isotopes used to diagnose such conditions as cancer and heart disease.Ontario...

Health: Road safety advocates want next city council to ‘step up,’...

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 has lost track of the number of times she's nearly been hit by cars turning right on red lights.As someone with complete vision loss, Levy-Pinto...

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Star Dan Walker quits BBC's Football Focus after 12 years

Star Dan Walker quits BBC’s Football Focus after 12 years

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Dan Walker has announced he is quitting Football Focus after 12 years presenting show. The BBC Breakfast star, who has been a staple of the sports show, shared the news on Twitter. Walker has expressed...
Music icon Cher apologises for George Floyd tweets that sparked backlash

Music icon Cher apologises for George Floyd tweets that sparked backlash

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Cher has apologised for a tweet she made about George Floyd on Friday (April 2), in which she suggested she could have prevented his death. Expressing her feeling that the events leading to Floyd’s death...
Star Britney Spears Says She’s ‘Embarrassed’ by New Documentary

Star Britney Spears Says She’s ‘Embarrassed’ by New Documentary

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Britney Spears lamented how she is portrayed in the recently released New York Times documentary “Framing Britney Spears,” admitting that she found it embarrassing. The documentary which explored her life in detail premiered in February...
Yaphet Kotto, Jewish actor who was first Black Bond villain, dies aged 81

Yaphet Kotto, Jewish actor who was first Black Bond villain, dies aged 81

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Actor Yaphet Kotto, who is best known for his role in Alien and James Bond villain Mr. Big, has passed away at age 81. “I’m saddened and still in shocked of the passing of my...
Corinne Masiero: French actress strips for culture during Cesar Awards ceremony

Corinne Masiero: French actress strips for culture during Cesar Awards ceremony

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French actress Corinne Masiero protested naked at the César Awards (March 12th) to demand the government do more to support culture during the coronavirus pandemic. Corinne Masiero, best known for her lead role in the...