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New study associates highly effective blood pressure medication with small risk of cancer

CBC - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 03:00

A Canadian research team suggests widely used ACE inhibitors may carry a very small risk of lung cancer, highlighting the importance of doctors clearly explaining risks versus benefits for their patients when medication study results are released.

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Paralyzed Broncos player, parents want seatbelts on buses

CBC - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 09:08

Michelle Straschnitzki and her husband have added their voices to those of other Broncos parents who want buses equipped with seat and shoulder belts.

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Mental health issues linger from Fort McMurray fire, says study

CBC - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 07:44

Newly published research suggests the fire cast a lasting shadow over the lives of many residents who are still experiencing elevated rates of depression and related mental-health problems.

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Grassy Narrows hopes to break ground on mercury treatment centre in spring, 2019

CBC - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 06:44

Officials in Grassy Narrows First Nation say they hope to break ground on a specialized treatment centre for people suffering from the effects of mercury poisoning next spring.

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Criticism from scientists and doctors doesn't stop Gwyneth Paltrow 'Goopies' from flocking to Vancouver summit

CBC - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 20:29

Hundreds of wellness enthusiasts flocked to Stanley Park over the weekend, where Gwyneth Paltrow's wellness empire — known as Goop — held its sold-out wellness summit.

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