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at 18:36 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Chemotherapy: Better than it used to be, still a challenge for some patients

TORONTO - "He's going to have some rough days."

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at 18:26 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Molecule that boosts cord blood stem cells could up transplants to treat leukemia

TORONTO - Canadian researchers have found a way to boost the number of stem cells in umbilical cord blood so more patients with leukemia and other blood-related cancers could receive potentially life-saving transplants.

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at 17:05 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Rob Ford campaigns for his brother from hospital in recorded message

TORONTO - A frail-sounding Rob Ford implored Toronto voters from his hospital bed Thursday to elect his brother to succeed him, just hours before starting chemotherapy for a rare and aggressive cancer that forced him to drop out of the mayoral race.

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at 15:26 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Flu is in season, and CDC wants healthy adults to do a better job getting inoculated

WASHINGTON - It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.

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at 15:05 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Transcript of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's message from hospital

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford released a recorded message from hospital Thursday to thank the public for the support he has received since doctors announced the 45-year-old politician is suffering from a rare and aggressive type of cancer.

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at 15:00 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

As Ebola outbreak accelerates, Sierra Leone hopes to slow infections down with 3-day shutdown

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding and hand out soap in a desperate bid to slow the accelerating outbreak.

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at 14:54 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Nova Scotia government names CEO to lead newly merged health board

HALIFAX - The CEO of two health boards in southern Nova Scotia will lead a new amalgamated health authority that will run most hospitals in the province next year.

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at 13:38 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

9,600 Ontario hospital workers win two-year deal through arbitrator

There is a new two-year collective agreement for 9,600 hospital workers in the province.

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at 13:16 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Ron Ellis, Dennis Hull to be honoured at gala fundraiser for concussion research

TORONTO - Ron Ellis wasn't sure about being the co-star of a fundraising dinner but was quickly won over by the cause.

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at 09:05 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Ford diagnosed with rare cancer;expert suggests signs point to aggressive tumour

TORONTO - The type of cancer Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been diagnosed with can run the gamut from benign fatty deposits to aggressive and spreading tumours, an expert on liposarcoma says.

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at 07:00 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Seeking support, sticking to a budget among keys to curbing compulsive shopping

TORONTO - With the deluge of deals and flash sales populating email inboxes and online boutiques, avoiding the urge to spend may require greater restraint than just steering clear of the mall.

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at 03:53 on September 18, 2014, EDT.

Rob Ford 'determined' to fight rare, aggressive type of cancer, says his family

TORONTO - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was devastated to learn he has a rare and aggressive type of cancer, but is determined to fight it, his brother said Wednesday as doctors remained optimistic about the ailing politician's treatment.

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