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Monday, June 10, 2013 - 13:33
EDMONTON - Alberta Health Services has agreed to keep funding midwifery services in the province.
The deal with the Alberta Association of Midwives runs until March 31, 2015.
It means expectant moth
Monday, June 10, 2013 - 13:09
OTTAWA - The federal government wants to revamp its sick leave and disability policies for the public service in an effort to reduce high levels of absenteeism.
A new short-term disability program wo
Monday, June 10, 2013 - 12:09
TORONTO - A medical journal is raising concerns about alcohol advertising, saying young girls are being influenced by the ads.
The editorial in this week's issue of the Canadian Medical Association J
Monday, June 10, 2013 - 11:06
TORONTO - A new poll suggest Canadians don't have a great understanding of the realities of strokes, with nearly one in five thinking most strokes are fatal.
One in six Canadians seem to believe ther
Monday, June 10, 2013 - 10:01
A team of international experts says there is no evidence that the MERS coronavirus is spreading widely person-to-person in Saudi Arabia.
The team, pulled together by the World Health Organization, c
Monday, June 10, 2013 - 09:30
OTTAWA - After two years of back and forth, the federal government has finalized its new rules for medical marijuana and has granted a last-minute reprieve to pharmacists who opposed the rules in thei
Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 19:44
VANCOUVER - Researchers in British Columbia say they're reached a milestone in the development of a new medical isotope, which could help address a national shortage.
A team from TRIUMF, a national l
Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 11:00
Results of an anonymous survey to be released in the fall by National Defence will shed more light on the extent of military sexual assault, including what has been called the silent crime of male-on-
Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 10:58
HALIFAX - Unionized paramedics across Nova Scotia have reached a tentative deal with their employer days before a strike deadline.
The 800 ground and air paramedics are represented by Local 727 of th
Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 10:00
EDMONTON - Canada's food regulator has stopped riding herd on anthrax, a disease that can kill cattle, bison, other grazing animals and, in rare cases, people.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency say