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at 18:12 on November 23, 2014, EST.

Ontario to restrict e-cigarettes like regular smokes, ban sale to minors: Report

TORONTO - Hamilton TV station CHCH is reporting the Ontario government will move to restrict the use of electronic cigarettes, including banning their sale to minors.


at 12:25 on November 23, 2014, EST.

HEALTHBEAT: US seeks to shore up world's blind spots in preparation for next disease outbreak

WASHINGTON - The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.


at 17:51 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Alberta officials ID residue on surgical instruments as polishing product

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Alberta Health Services has identified a fine, dark residue found on surgical instruments in Lethbridge.


at 16:46 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Some insulin pumps may have faulty tubing connector, can detach: Health Canada

TORONTO - Health Canada is warning of a potential safety issue regarding insulin pumps for diabetics distributed by Medtronic of Canada Inc., Roche Diagnostics, LifeScan Canada Inc., and Auto Control Medical Inc.


at 16:25 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Alberta company charged for employing child under 15, failing to protect him

EDMONTON - An Alberta contractor is facing child labour and safety charges after a 14-year-old employee fell from a roof.


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