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at 22:15 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

Arianna Huffington touts value of self-care among keys to success in 'Thrive'

TORONTO - It took a collapse in her home office resulting from exhaustion and lack of sleep for Arianna Huffington to truly wake up.


at 20:09 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

Baby has latest case of measles to show up in the Edmonton area

EDMONTON - A baby has the latest case of measles reported in the Edmonton area.


at 16:26 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

CDC links outbreak of rare salmonella to bearded dragons, lizards from Australia

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Bearded dragons have joined the list of pets that can give you salmonella poisoning.


at 17:22 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

Liberals should involve private sector in delivering services: Duncan

TORONTO - Ontario's governing Liberals — or whichever party succeeds them — should work with the private sector to deliver public services at less cost, former Liberal finance minister Dwight Duncan said Thursday.


at 15:36 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

Language commissioner calls for bilingual crews for Ambulance New Brunswick

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's official languages commissioner issued a report Thursday urging the Health Department to order Ambulance New Brunswick to have bilingual ambulance crews everywhere in the province.


at 15:25 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

Nova Scotia considers reverse onus legislation on organ donations

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government is considering legislation that would require people to opt out if they don't want their organs and tissues donated after they die, Health Minister Leo Glavine says.


at 13:16 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

Measles illnesses off to fastest start in 18 years; experts worry about spread in hospitals

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996.


at 10:50 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

Newfoundland's largest health board appoints interim president and CEO

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's largest health board has appointed a former deputy minister as its interim president and CEO.


at 00:45 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

Feds propose e-cigarette regulations, including banning sales to minors

WASHINGTON - The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.


at 00:11 on April 24, 2014, EDT.

Feds propose oversight over more tobacco products, including cigars, hookah, nicotine gels

WASHINGTON - The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco and dissolvable tobacco products.


at 19:28 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

WHO concerned by sharp rise in MERS cases; 75 per of recent cases human spread

The World Health Organization expressed concern Wednesday about the recent sharp rise in MERS cases in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.


at 18:29 on April 23, 2014, EDT.

Gairdner winner, 5 others named to the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

TORONTO - The recently named winner of a prestigious Gairdner award and five other leaders from the field of medicine will be inducted Thursday into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.


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