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at 22:53 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

Texas House OKs cutting $3M in HIV-prevention programs, putting money to abstinence education

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night.


at 17:17 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

Medical community skeptical about Ontario's move to regulate homeopaths

TORONTO - Ontario's move to regulate the field of homeopathy in a way similar to how it governs doctors and nurses, making it the first province to do so, is being greeted with skepticism from some in the medical and scientific community.


at 08:16 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

3D print technology providing cheap, lightweight 'robohand' to 7-year-old US girl

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. - Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought she needed a left hand; after all, she couldn't remember losing hers when she was only 9 months old.


at 15:44 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

Nova Scotia passes bill merging health authorities effective Wednesday

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia legislature has passed amendments to a bill that will reduce the number of health authorities in the province from 10 to two.


at 18:24 on March 30, 2015, EDT.

Seniors home understaffing leads to poor care for residents: NDP

REGINA - A Saskatchewan care aide says he is left alone at times on his night shift to look after 32 residents on a dementia ward.


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