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Jimmy Kimmel baby's heart defect is common and fixable, cardiologist says

CBC - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 14:29

The hole-in-the-heart problem that plagues comedian Jimmy Kimmel's newborn son is one of the most common heart-related birth defects, and it usually can be fixed with surgery.

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Measles: Global Update

Public Health Agency of Canada - Tue, 05/02/2017 - 13:18
Measles is a highly contagious disease.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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FluWatch report: April 16 – April 22, 2017 (week 16)

Public Health Agency of Canada - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:00
FluWatch report: April 16 – April 22, 2017 (week 16) 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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Assessment of Public Health Risk to Canada Associated with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus in China

Public Health Agency of Canada - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:18
In China, human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) follows a seasonal pattern with increases in reported cases occurring between October and May each year. The public health risk posed by avian influenza A(H7N9) virus to Canada is considered low based on available information. The risk assessment will be updated as new information arises. 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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How eating less can slow the aging process

Natural Healthcare Canada - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 08:50
New research shows why calorie restriction made mice live longer and healthier lives POSTED BY: gisela
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