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How much online porn do children see unintentionally? Less of it than 5 years ago

CBC - Wed, 07/04/2018 - 03:00

You might think that with all the time spent online and swiping at smartphones, young people would be exposed to more unwanted explicit material than ever. But it's actually becoming less of a problem.

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People 'dying unnecessarily' because of racial bias in Canada's health-care system, researcher says

CBC - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 09:34

As some people raise concerns about anti-Indigenous racism in the Northwest Territories’ health-care system, an expert says it’s not just an issue in the territory.

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U.K. health-care worker arrested on suspicion of murdering 8 babies

CBC - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 06:04

A health-care worker has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and trying to kill another six at a hospital neonatal unit in northwest England.

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Eye surgery attempts to reverse years of blindness for Syrian refugee

CBC - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 08:00

A stranger's kindness brought this man to Canada. Now, his eyesight could also be restored.

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Men make up the majority of N.L. opioid deaths — and one expert isn't surprised

CBC - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 05:30

Newfoundland and Labrador is grappling with the same issue afflicting every region of the country, as men die at much higher rates from opioids than women.

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Life on streets 'a killer': New hospice offers end-of-life care to the homeless

CBC - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 03:00

Toronto's new Journey Home Hospice for the homeless offers palliative care, support to people who have nowhere else to turn.

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Life insurance companies no longer treating marijuana use as high risk as tobacco

CBC - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 03:00

Some of Canada's biggest insurance companies have updated their policies on marijuana use. The changes have a major impact on regular users' premiums.

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FluWatch report: May 20, 2018 to June 23, 2018 (Week 21-25)

Public Health Agency of Canada - Fri, 06/29/2018 - 16:05
Influenza activity is at interseasonal levels across the country. The majority of regions in Canada are reporting no influenza activity. 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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