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Edmonton hospital continues to hunt for source of buzzing flies in clinic

EDMONTON - Administrators of an Edmonton hospital are dealing with a fly problem....

posted: September 19,2014

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Alberta premier reverses plan to close centre for developmentally disabled

RED DEER, Alta. - Alberta's new premier has decided a care home for the developmentally disabled that was slated for closure will remain open for those who want to stay....

Saskatoon Health Region says HIV rate in the area dropping, but still too high

SASKATOON - Health officials are reporting some encouraging statistics about the high rate of the virus that can lead to AIDS in the Saskatoon area....

Doctor's laptop with hundreds of private medical records stolen in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Health officials are apologizing after a computer containing the confidential health records of hundreds of Manitoba patients was stolen....

Nova Scotia appoints expert panel to make recommendations on autism care

HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's health minister says an expert panel has been appointed to make recommendations on how to improve the treatment of children diagnosed with autism....

Nova Scotia seeks input from colorectal cancer survivors on clinical standards

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government is asking people who have colorectal cancer and their families for feedback on new clinical standards....

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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