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REGINA - Health Minister Dustin Duncan says the design of the new Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan is on "pause" because it might be too small.

The design is nearly complete, but Duncan says offic

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain — evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.

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TORONTO - A new study suggests Canadians are interested in using electronic communications to help manage their health care, though few are currently using these tools.

The study used data drawn from

HALIFAX - Although Nova Scotia can quickly respond to disease outbreaks, the province can't quickly track vaccination records because it doesn't have a centralized electronic system, the deputy chief

TORONTO - Ontario is toughening up vaccine requirements for students.

All students going back to school this fall must have proof they've been vaccinated against two additional conditions — meningoco

HALIFAX - Three provinces in Atlantic Canada are joining forces to measure the distress of cancer patients.

Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador have been awarded $1 milli

TORONTO - A new report says out-of-pocket health expenses rose sharply from 1997 to 2009 with low income households taking the hardest hit.

The Statistics Canada report says low income households saw

WINNIPEG - Manitoba is set to join the list of provinces that restrict the sale of flavoured tobacco products.

Healthy Living Minister Sharon Blady (BLAY'-dee) says the aim is to stop tobacco compani

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