Thursday August 21, 2014




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Bazinga! Edmonton doctor uses laughs to help people learn about obesity

EDMONTON - Dr. Arya Sharma, one of the leading experts on obesity in Canada, doesn't make fat jokes....

posted: August 21,2014





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Alberta Health Services tried to improve image, but report was scrapped: NDP

EDMONTON - The New Democrats have released an internal Alberta Health Services report which they say shows the health superboard was using a consulting company to try to improve its image....


Coleslaw sold in Maritimes recalled over listeriosis concern

OTTAWA - A brand of coleslaw sold across the Maritimes is being recalled due to concerns about possible listeriosis....


Soak your tootsies in oatmeal

(HealthDay News) -- Psoriasis causes red, itchy skin plaques that commonly affect the bottoms of the feet....


Suggestions for seniors to stay sharp

(HealthDay News) -- A healthy lifestyle can help keep your brain sharp as you age, preventing cognitive decline....


People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the widely used antibiotic clarithromycin may boost some patients' odds of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests....


Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Leaving the car at home and getting to work by walking, cycling or public transit is good for your health, a new study indicates....






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