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Calorie-burning workout combines rowing with flowing

Globe and Mail - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:46
Intense pulling on the row machine is followed by yoga or other body weight exercises at this new Toronto studio
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Why pain has no place in a yoga practice

Globe and Mail - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:41
As more men hit the mat, a Vancouver instructor reminds them to go at their own pace to be healthy and safe
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CCDR: Volume 43-11, November 2, 2017: Antimicrobial resistance and One Health

Public Health Agency of Canada - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:10
Pan-Canadian framework for action on antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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FluWatch report: October 22 to October 28, 2017 (week 43)

Public Health Agency of Canada - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:39
Influenza activity continues to increase, but remained below the seasonal threshold in week 43. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases national surveillance report — October 15 to October 21, 2017 (Week 42)

Public Health Agency of Canada - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 08:53
During week 42, October 15 to October 21, 2017, one new case of West Nile Virus (WNV) was reported from Ontario to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Retrospectively, six additional cases were reported by two provinces: four in Ontario and two in Alberta. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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'We're designing minds': App maker reveals secrets that keep us addicted to smartphones

CBC - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 04:00

The average Canadian teenager is on track to spend nearly a decade of their life staring at a smartphone, and that’s no accident, according to an industry insider who shared time-sucking secrets of the app design trade.

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Hepatitis C could be eliminated in Canada, but drug prices, screening barriers stand in the way

CBC - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 00:42

About 70 million people, including an estimated 250,000 Canadians, are infected with hepatitis C worldwide. The majority could be cured of the liver-damaging virus in 12 weeks at a cost of just $50 US each, researchers say.

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Two confirmed mumps cases at Dalhousie University

CBC - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 18:41

Dal officials say they have notified the university community.

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2.7 million Canadian fire extinguishers recalled for being defective

CBC - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 09:34

An American company is recalling more than 37 million fire extinguishers in the U.S. and 2.7 million in Canada because they can get clogged or require excessive force to discharge and won't work in an emergency.

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Plague in Madagascar

Public Health Agency of Canada - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 09:08
Plague is a disease caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis. Consult the travel health notice for more information and the Public Health Agency of Canada's recommendations for travellers. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Crisis hotline calls 'referencing suicide' skyrocket after Fort McMurray wildfire

CBC - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 08:52

A Fort McMurray crisis hotline has been inundated with calls, including from residents contemplating suicide, as the Alberta city nears the 18-month mark after the massive wildfire.

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Maple Leaf chicken breast strips recalled after reported illnesses

CBC - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 04:38

Maple Leaf Foods is recalling some of its chicken breast strips across Canada after some people reported getting sick.

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'A very real danger': U.S. attorney general's views on marijuana create uncertainty over medical cannabis

CBC - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 04:00

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is staunchly against marijuana use in any form, recreational or medical, a position that leaves uncertainty for dispensary owners, patients, marijuana advocates and state officials across the U.S.

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Public Health Notice - Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products

Public Health Agency of Canada - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 13:41
This notice has been updated to include two additional cases of Salmonella illness that have been reported in the investigation. There are now 20 cases of human illness under investigation in the ongoing outbreak. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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Measles & Rubella Weekly Monitoring Report - Week 42, 2017: October 15 to October 21, 2017

Public Health Agency of Canada - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 10:12
In Canada, no new cases of measles were reported in week 42, 2017. Globally, there are large outbreaks reported in Europe which have affected several countries. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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FluWatch report: October 15 to October 21, 2017 (week 42)

Public Health Agency of Canada - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:12
Influenza activity remains at interseasonal levels across the country. Material on this Web site was produced and/or compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada for the purpose of providing Canadians with direct access to information about the Government of Canada.
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