Monday November 24, 2014

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Former hospital clerk accused of selling private info of maternity patients

TORONTO - A former clerk at the Rouge Valley hospital group in southern Ontario has been charged following an investigation into the alleged misuse of confidential information from maternity patients....

posted: November 24,2014

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Ontario to restrict e-cigarettes like regular smokes, ban sale to minors: Report

TORONTO - Hamilton TV station CHCH is reporting the Ontario government will move to restrict the use of electronic cigarettes, including banning their sale to minors....

Alberta officials ID residue on surgical instruments as polishing product

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Alberta Health Services has identified a fine, dark residue found on surgical instruments in Lethbridge....

Alberta company charged for employing child under 15, failing to protect him

EDMONTON - An Alberta contractor is facing child labour and safety charges after a 14-year-old employee fell from a roof....

Theft prompts Vancouver Police warning over drug that caused rash of overdoses

VANCOUVER - Vancouver Police are warning drug users to be careful about their purchases after the recent theft of a powerful drug that resulted in 31 overdoses last month....

Some insulin pumps may have faulty tubing connector, can detach: Health Canada

TORONTO - Health Canada is warning of a potential safety issue regarding insulin pumps for diabetics distributed by Medtronic of Canada Inc., Roche Diagnostics, LifeScan Canada Inc., and Auto Control Medical Inc....

Police investigating after newborn baby found dead in back yard of Regina home

REGINA - Police are investigating after a newborn baby was found dead in a back yard of a home in north-central Regina....

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