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Coroner refuses Montreal family's request for new investigation into woman's ER death

Coroner refuses Montreal family's request for new investigation into woman's ER death

MONTREAL — The Quebec coroner’s office has rejected a request by a Montreal family for a new investigation into the death of an 86-year-old Filipino woman found lifeless on the floor of an emergency room last year.
Ontario pediatric infectious disease experts urge parents to get kids vaccinated

Ontario pediatric infectious disease experts urge parents to get kids vaccinated

TORONTO — Children five and under in Ontario should be vaccinated against COVID-19 and influenza before the holiday season amid surging hospital admissions, infectious disease experts are warning.
Avian flu halts wild bird rehab for the year at the Atlantic Veterinary College

Avian flu halts wild bird rehab for the year at the Atlantic Veterinary College

CHARLOTTETOWN — The Atlantic Veterinary College hospital in Prince Edward Island needs to be expanded so it can manage the effects of avian influenza, which are expected to be around for a long time, says a wildlife technician who works at the clinic
Yale University sued over student mental health policies

Yale University sued over student mental health policies

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Canopy breaks out Canadian operations in new unit, lays off 55

Canopy breaks out Canadian operations in new unit, lays off 55

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. says it will be breaking out its Canadian cannabis operations into a stand-alone business unit and laying off 55 staff. Brenna Eller, the Smiths Falls, Ont.
US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio

US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia and Oakland County, Michigan, are joining the small list of U.S. localities that are looking for signs of polio infections in sewage, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
The AP Interview: IMF head urges China to end mass lockdowns

The AP Interview: IMF head urges China to end mass lockdowns

BERLIN (AP) — It is time for China to move away from massive lockdowns and toward a more targeted approach to COVID-19, the head of the International Monetary Fund said days after widespread protests broke out , a change that would ease the impact to
Drug slows Alzheimer's but can it make a real difference?

Drug slows Alzheimer's but can it make a real difference?

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slowed the brain disease’s inevitable worsening — but the anxiously awaited new data leaves unclear how much difference that might make in people’s lives. Japanese drugmaker Eisai and its U.S.
Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

Feds name doctors, academics and lawyer to Cannabis Act review panel

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced a panel of experts that will lead a statutory review of the country's Cannabis Act. Panel members include Dr.
China vows crackdown on 'hostile forces' as public tests Xi

China vows crackdown on 'hostile forces' as public tests Xi

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has vowed to “resolutely crack down on infiltration and sabotage activities by hostile forces,” following the largest street demonstrations in decades by citizens fed up with strict anti-virus restriction
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