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at 22:17 on April 24, 2015, EDT.

Memo asks Alberta paramedics to pay for medical equipment via payroll deduction

CALGARY - Alberta paramedics are angry about a memo from the government that asks them to fund the purchase of medical equipment through a voluntary payroll deduction.


at 17:45 on April 24, 2015, EDT.

Ailing aboriginal girl receiving both chemo & traditional medicine: judge hears

BRANTFORD, Ont. - An 11-year-old First Nations girl whose decision to refuse chemotherapy in favour of traditional aboriginal medicine caused an uproar last year is now receiving both treatments as she fights a rare form of leukemia.


at 21:45 on April 23, 2015, EDT.

'Sugar Coated' documentary explores health dangers of sweets

TORONTO - Is sugar the new tobacco? It's a provocative question that's explored in the documentary "Sugar Coated."


at 19:24 on April 23, 2015, EDT.

Federal government disapproves of Vancouver plan to regulate medical pot shops

VANCOUVER - The federal government is telling the City of Vancouver it does not have the authority to legitimize pot with its proposal to regulate "illegal" medical marijuana dispensaries.


at 19:03 on April 23, 2015, EDT.

World's most advanced malaria vaccine is a disappointment but could still reduce cases

LONDON - The world's leading malaria vaccine candidate appears to be a disappointment, with final study results showing it doesn't work very well and that initial protection fades over time.


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