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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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