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COVID-19: Agreement on how to fight pandemics by 2025 CTV …

WEBGlobal pandemic treaty to be concluded by 2025, WHO says. Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam puts her mask back on during a news …

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Mediterranean diet: Women live longer, study finds CTV News

WEBPublished May 31, 2024 8:23 a.m. PDT. Share. Women who closely followed a Mediterranean diet lived much longer than those who did not, according to a new study …

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Middlesex County human Lyme disease case CTV News

WEBContact. Published June 11, 2024 6:12 a.m. PDT. Share. The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has recorded its first case of human Lyme disease this …

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McMaster Children’s Hospital pauses tonsil, adenoid surgeries …

WEBMcMaster Children’s Hospital is pausing scheduled tonsil and adenoid surgeries for patients under the age of 18 after officials say two pediatric patients who …

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Wegovy weight-loss drug not a 'magic bullet,' doctor warns CTV …

WEBAs Wegovy becomes available to Canadians starting Monday, a doctor is cautioning patients wanting to use the drug to lose weight that no medication is a "magic …

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Alberta to replace AHS with 4 health agencies this year CTV News

WEBThe province has released more information on its plan to break up Alberta Health Services and replace it with four sector-based health agencies. AHS will be …

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CUPE health care workers rally in Yorkton, highlight cost of living

WEBUnion representatives from CUPE 5430 gathered at Yorkton Regional Health Centre on Tuesday to raise awareness about the impact the cost of living has had on …

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Ottawa councillor wants Health Canada to approve 'rat birth …

WEBLaine Johnson is proposing another idea. She tells Newstalk 580 CFRA's Ottawa Now with Kristy Cameron that she intends to bring forward a motion to council, …

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Health news: Doctors urged to screen for eating disorders CTV …

WEBPublished June 6, 2024 5:05 a.m. PDT. Share. The Canadian Paediatric Society is urging primary-care providers to screen all adolescent patients for eating …

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Quebec police conduct drug raids on Montreal's South Shore

WEBPolice were in Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Mont-St-Hilaire, Beloeil and Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil, as well as in Montreal for the fourth phase of the investigation …

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Meningitis in Canada not expected to 'spiral out of control': doctor

WEBPublished June 12, 2024 11:27 a.m. PDT. Share. While a rare bacterial infection that can lead to meningitis is on the rise in some provinces across Canada, an …

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Canada's health system ranked second last among 11 countries: …

WEBA new report has ranked Canada's health system second last, ahead of the United States, among high-income countries. The report, released on Wednesday by the …

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Tonsil surgery: Mother wants kid's ICU visit investigated CTV News

WEBMother wants child's ICU visit investigated alongside tonsil surgery deaths at Hamilton hospital. An Ontario mother is sharing her story after she says her daughter …

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How one person slowed down the signs of Alzheimer's CTV News

WEBBlood biomarkers of telltale signs of early Alzheimer's disease in the brain of his patient, 55-year-old entrepreneur Simon Nicholls, had all but disappeared in a mere …

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Tattoos may be linked to type of cancer; more research needed

WEBPublished May 31, 2024 8:46 a.m. PDT. Share. A Swedish study has found a potential link between tattoos and a type of cancer called malignant lymphoma, but it ultimately calls …

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Syphilis: Why health experts are raising concerns over surging …

WEBA sexually transmitted infection (STI) that was once thought to be a thing of the past is now a public health priority for North American doctors. Syphilis cases …

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As Canada warms, infectious disease risks spread north

WEBCorrection. A story about disease and climate change published by The Canadian Press on Sunday, May 26, incorrectly said that Victoria Ng, senior scientific …

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Health Canada product recalls for May 2024 CTV News

WEBUpdated May 13, 2024 3:44 a.m. PDT. Published May 12, 2024 1:07 p.m. PDT. Share. Health Canada announced various product recalls this week, including electric adapters, …

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Food recalls in Canada: Sunchips, Munchies CTV News

WEBPublished May 14, 2024 3:49 a.m. PDT. Share. Frito Lay Canada is recalling two of its most popular snacks due to a possible risk of salmonella contamination. The recall applies to …

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Robert Pickton in a medically induced coma: police CTV News

WEBSerial killer Robert Pickton will remain in a medically induced coma for at least the next few days following an attack in a Quebec prison Sunday, according to …

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Woman's death staged to look like suicide: cops

WEBPolice in Texas now believe that a woman's bizarre death in a marina was staged to look like a suicide. June 12, 2024 12:26 p.m. PDT. Why you can trust CTV News.

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'Torso Killer' pleads guilty in 1974 cold-case murders CTV News

WEBA New Jersey serial killer known as the 'Torso Killer' admitted he kidnapped and raped two teenage girls and murdered them in a hotel room a few days later, closing …

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