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Court declares self-abusing female prisoner is not a dangerous offender

SASKATOON - A self-abusing woman who racked up 17 assault charges for attacks on guards and medical staff at Saskatoon's Regional Psychiatric Centre won't be declared a dangerous offender....

posted: July 24,2014

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1st US count of Lou Gehrig's disease cases confirms illness is rare; most common in white men

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The government has issued its first national estimate for Lou Gehrig's disease, confirming the devastating disease is rare....

GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria vaccine despite low efficacy rates in children

LONDON - Pharma giant GSK said Thursday it is submitting its malaria vaccine for regulatory approval to the European Medicines Agency....

Alberta health council board member resigns after CBC report about donations

CALGARY - The Health Quality Council of Alberta says a board member has resigned after a media report about his illegal donations to the provincial Conservative party....

Controversial air ambulance service in Manitoba given new guidelines

WINNIPEG - A controversial helicopter ambulance service in Manitoba is facing new rules after a government-ordered review....

Got back pain? Acetaminophen may not work but you'll probably get better anyways, doctors say

LONDON - Acetaminophen isn't any better at relieving back pain than a fake pill, despite almost universal recommendations to take the drug, according to the first big trial to test it....

Childhood traumas more common in military members, vets - especially since draft ended: study

CHICAGO - Childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians, according to a new study. Researchers say the results support the notion that for some, enlistment serves as an escape from troubled...

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