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Gairdner winner, 5 others named to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

TORONTO - The recently named winner of a prestigious Gairdner award and five other leaders from the field of medicine will be inducted Thursday into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame....

posted: April 23,2014





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B.C. family with epileptic child wants law allowing her to use medical marijuana

PENTICTON, B.C. - When a retired police officer from Summerland, B.C., left his job after 25 years, he hardly imagined fighting for his little granddaughter to be given marijuana....


B.C. health-care worker fired for not getting flu shot or wearing mask

VANCOUVER - A B.C. health-care employee who refused to get a flu shot or wear a mask was fired for failing to follow a government policy....


More beds mean higher price tag for Saskatchewan children's hospital

SASKATOON - The Saskatchewan government says it will put up another $20 million to add beds to the yet-to-be-built children's hospital....


P.E.I. government adding three positions to addictions treatment services

CHARLOTTETOWN - The P.E.I. government says three new frontline workers should improve services for people dealing with addiction....


B.C. latest province to fund special breast cancer treatment test

VANCOUVER - B.C. has become the latest province to fund a test that can help determine whether patients with a certain type of early stage breast cancer could benefit from chemotherapy....


Hospital in Perth-Andover, N.B., reopens following threat of flooding

PERTH-ANDOVER, N.B. - The hospital in Perth-Andover, N.B., has reopened, almost a week after it closed due to rising water levels in the St. John River....






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