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As Canadians prepare to set their clocks ahead an hour this weekend for the start of daylight time, chronically sleep-deprived people could be hit hard by the change.

"If you're getting five to six h

REGINA - Government consultants used a stopwatch to track the movements of a nurse for precisely four minutes and 59 seconds as part of a program to streamline Saskatchewan health care.

The Oppositio

VANCOUVER - Health Canada says it has seized a health product from a nail bar in downtown Vancouver because it did not contain any labels.

The agency says the owner of Art Nails Ltd., claimed the pro

TORONTO - Bariatric surgery has been a boon to obese patients hoping to shed significant pounds or to treat weight-related diabetes, but the downside is an increased risk of developing colon cancer.

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S.

SASKATOON - A diamond-studded gold ring given to a Saskatoon man by his wife on their 50th wedding anniversary has been stolen from the hospital room where he's being treated for terminal cancer.


HALIFAX - The four unions representing Nova Scotia health care workers have agreed to work with the provincial government on a process to decide bargaining units.

Premier Stephen McNeil says the gove

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Police say a nurse is injured and a patient is facing imminent arrest after an attack at an Abbotsford, B.C., hospital.


BURNABY, B.C. - The union representing health-care workers in British Columbia says nearly 1,200 workers in the Vancouver area will be getting pink slips in the coming months.

TORONTO - On the face of it, the decision seems troubling.

Late Friday the news broke that the Manitoba Criminal Code Review Board will allow more freedoms to a man who shocked the country in the sum