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Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana-Image1
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, a marijuana joint is rolled in San Francisco. On Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, the American Academy of Pediatrics is...
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Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana

Pediatricians warn against pot use: Not your dad's marijuana

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Universal drug coverage could save billions: study

Covering 'essential' drugs could fill health gaps, save billions: researchers

Ontario | Feb 24, 2017

Mumps, measles clusters crop up in Canada

Mumps cases in Toronto linked to bars rises to 17: Public health officials

Canada | Feb 24, 2017

Health technology hurting patient care: study

Excessive computer use has adverse effects on patient care: U of C study

Business | Feb 23, 2017
Ottawa approves sale of irradiated ground beef-Image1

Ottawa approves sale of irradiated ground beef

Health Canada approves sale of irradiated ground beef, says can reduce bacteria

Canada | Feb 20, 2017
Kids at OD risk when opioids in home: study-Image1

Kids at OD risk when opioids in home: study

Young kids at risk of opioid overdose from adult prescriptions in household: study

Canada | Feb 17, 2017

Canada lags other nations in wait times: report

Canada ranks low in international comparison of patient wait times: report

Feb 15, 2017

Melatonin in supplements can vary widely from labels

Amounts of melatonin in supplements can vary widely from what's on labels: study

Nov 25, 2016

‘Like a gift’: Stem Cell Network grants $2.2M to Ottawa Hospital clinical trials

It can shut down your organs, even kill you. And for those it doesn’t kill, it can rob you of your quality of life for years...

Ottawa South News | Add Comment | by Erin McCracken
Nov 17, 2016

Downsizing tips for seniors: How to choose what to take when moving to a retirement suite

While life in a senior living community can feel like a vacation — someone else cooks, cleans up, shovels and mows the lawn...

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Nov 03, 2016

Bringing back memories with music

Concerts and sing-alongs are music to seniors’ ears. They’re great for the memory and have the power to lift the spirits and...

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Oct 17, 2016

Ottawa researchers discover running rescues brain-damaged mice

The inadvertent discovery of the healing power of a running-triggered molecule that improved the health of brain-damaged mice...

Ottawa South News | Add Comment | by Erin McCracken
Oct 07, 2016

Herongate community developer to share know-how in east end

Community clean-ups, barbecues, resource fairs, movies in the park, a winter fun day, and a new gathering space and community...

Ottawa South News | Add Comment | by Erin McCracken
Sep 12, 2016

Researchers look to improve newborn health in low-income countries

Ottawa researchers have been awarded $1.2 million to help fight the leading cause of death in children under five – premature...

Ottawa West News | Add Comment | by Melissa Murray
Aug 18, 2016

Unhealthy behaviours cut six years from Canadians’ lifespans, Ottawa study reveals

Snuff out that cigarette, lace up your sneakers and start snacking on some veggies.

Ottawa South News | Add Comment | by Erin McCracken
Jul 04, 2016

New research unlocking mysteries behind chronic fatigue syndrome

Study showing biological markers of long-misunderstood condition “one more piece of the puzzle,” researchers say

OurWindsor.Ca | 5 Comments | by Lauren Pelley
Jul 04, 2016

Ottawa might try to prohibit homegrown pot

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government warns legalized recreational marijuana will be a strictly controlled...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Robert Benzie

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