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TORONTO - Health Canada has signalled it is willing to loosen the rules on the use of fecal transplants to treat persistent C.

OTTAWA - Health Canada says stronger warnings about the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviours are being added to prescribing information for all drugs used to manage attention deficit hyperactivity

REGINA - A Saskatchewan care aide says he is left alone at times on his night shift to look after 32 residents on a dementia ward.

Peter Bowden, who works at the Oliver Lodge home in Saskatoon, says

REGINA - Saskatchewan is planning to ban young people under 18 from using indoor tanning beds in an effort to help protect youth from skin cancer.

Tanning beds release ultraviolet light to bronze the

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is budgeting $3.4 billion over the next five years for work on hospitals and health-care centres.

The province says the majority of funds will be spent on ongoing an

TORONTO - New expert advice on treating children and teens who are overweight or obese says family doctors should not prescribe weight loss drugs to young children, nor should they routinely suggest w

CHICAGO - An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away.

HALIFAX - Paramedics in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are being trained to help palliative patients manage their pain at home.


WASHINGTON - The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators so they can breathe.

Some hospitals do manage to help critically ill

OTTAWA - The system of awards for the pain and suffering of the country's most severely wounded soldiers is about to be overhauled as the Harper government attempts to defuse a volatile issue within t