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Oilsands concerns overstated, says scientist

EDMONTON - New research from the University of Alberta suggests concerns about contaminants in the Athabasca River from the oilsands may be overstated. "Absolutely —...
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RN, RPN and PSW Positions Available at Plan A Algoma Job Fair

Employment Solutions in partnership with Plan A Algoma will be hosting a Job Fair on March 7th, from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The Job Fair...

Superior Family Health Moves into former PUC building

Superior Family Health Team (SFHT), an interdisciplinary primary health care team, is pleased to announce the consolidation and relocation of our current Queen Street...

Smoking pot as medicine raises issues for doctors

VANCOUVER - Not all medicinal marijuana is created equal. That's what some experts are saying as they warn about the health risks and curtailed...

Legalized pot takes money from gangs: Trudeau

ESQUIMALT, B.C. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says regulating the sale of marijuana will protect young people and take money away from criminal gangs,...

Splash pad fundraiser brings in almost $20,000

The hockey tournament to raise funds for the splash pad in the Sault, raised almost $20,000. The tournament total was $19,137. The top men's team fundraised...

Universal drug coverage could save billions: study

VANCOUVER - New research suggests that providing universal coverage for more than 100 prescription medications could save Canadians as much as $3 billion per...

Mumps, measles clusters crop up in Canada

TORONTO - Public health officials and infectious disease experts are urging Canadians to check that their vaccinations are up to date as clusters of...

Seniors Calling. Average life expectancy set to increase by 2030

Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030 – and will exceed 90 years in South Korea, according to new...

Doctors offer ideas for better rural health care

OTTAWA - The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada has launched a strategy aimed at improving rural health in Canada. The Rural Road Map for...

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