Friday October 31, 2014




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Delay in executing judge's refugee health-care ruling dangerous, court told

TORONTO - Any delay in implementing a judge's ruling that struck down the Harper government's severe restrictions on health-care coverage for refugee claimants and their families would put lives at risk, a court heard Thursday....

posted: October 30,2014





Health

Two rather than 3 HPV vaccine dosages will suffice for girls under 15: study

VANCOUVER - New research by a team in British Columbia shows girls under 15 years would only need two rather than three doses of HPV vaccine to protect themselves from certain forms of cancer....


NDP criticizes travel costs of consultants for Lean health-care program

REGINA - Consultants hired through a government program to streamline health services in Saskatchewan have spent more than $2.7 million on travel costs....


Ebola fears infect a medical conference: Louisiana tells some attendees to stay away

NEW ORLEANS - Ebola fears have infected a medical conference on the subject. Louisiana state health officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have...


Doctors say Ebola false alarms could clog emergency rooms; their advice? Go get your flu shot

CHICAGO - Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug....


BDSM not abuse but way to spice up sex life in safe, consensual way: adherents

TORONTO - Fired CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi's admission that he engages in rough sex has Canadians hearing a term that many may be unfamiliar with BDSM, or bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism. So just what does BDSM involve and...


Military fretted over fumes from Iqaluit's 'dumpcano,' documents show

OTTAWA - The military fretted over fumes coming off Iqaluit's notorious dump fire during this summer's Arctic training exercise, new documents show....






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