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at 08:51 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

Saskatchewan NDP says former staff trained by Lean now working for company

REGINA - Saskatchewan's Opposition says former senior health administrators who got special training on the taxpayers dime are now working for the company that did the training.

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at 16:27 on September 03, 2015, EDT.

Used items banned from Regina seniors complex over bedbug concerns

REGINA - Residents of a subsidized seniors complex in Regina have organized a petition over a ban they face on bringing used items into the building.

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at 15:01 on September 03, 2015, EDT.

Saskatchewan privacy commissioner says no to chicken farm document shredding

REGINA - Saskatchewan's privacy commissioner is nixing a contract with a chicken farm to dispose of sensitive health documents.

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at 14:15 on September 03, 2015, EDT.

Officials confirm Halifax case of legionnaires' disease, test four others

HALIFAX - Public Health officials were investigating four possible cases of legionnaires' disease Thursday after confirming a positive case at an apartment building in the Halifax area.

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at 06:38 on September 03, 2015, EDT.

New Brunswick premier, minister to discuss future of seniors' care

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick's premier says he wants to meet with seniors' groups in the province to discuss the way forward for seniors' care.

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at 23:20 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

Rabies found in bats north of Saskatoon, humans exposed in one case

SASKATOON - Pet owners north of Saskatoon are being warned to protect their animals against rabies after a string of cases involving bats.

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at 16:28 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

Nurse sets up easy access auto injectors to help with severe allergic reactions

SUSSEX, N.B. - A nurse practitioner hopes to prevent needless deaths from severe allergic reactions by installing publicly accessible auto injectors of epinephrine in prominent locations in Sussex, N.B.

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at 10:56 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

Police warn people about fake, potent LSD in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Police are warning people in Newfoundland and Labrador about fake LSD that may be far more powerful than the real drug.

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at 08:30 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

World Health Organization: 2 polio cases found in Ukraine, caused by mutated virus in vaccine

LONDON - The World Health Organization says officials have found two children stricken by polio in Ukraine, the country's first cases of the paralytic disease in nine years.

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at 02:33 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

A bold move to save a man's hand: Doctors sewed it into his tummy, removed it after 3 weeks

Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old grandfather's badly burned hand.

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at 17:52 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Quebec MDs to get euthanasia guide to prepare for legalized assisted death

TORONTO - The college that regulates Quebec doctors will soon provide practitioners with detailed guidelines — including what drugs to use — for euthanizing terminally ill patients who seek help to end their lives.

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at 23:14 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Barriers on Edmonton bridge hope to deter people wanting to commit suicide

EDMONTON - Barriers have started going up on Edmonton's High Level Bridge in an effort to prevent people from jumping off.

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