Doctor accused of putting abortion pill in his girlfriend’s tea

In the United States, Dr. Sikander Imran is accused by his girlfriend of causing miscarriage. He reportedly made her drink tea containing Misoprostol, a drug used for therapeutic abortions. Brook Fiske…

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Hundreds of Royal Caribbean cruise passengers get sick

A cruise ship of the Royal Caribbean company returned to Florida on Saturday after hundreds of passengers contracted a gastrointestinal illness. During the five-night cruise, 332 cases of illness were…

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Death associated with the outbreak of E. coli bacteria in romaine lettuce

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Health Canada are currently investigating the outbreak of E. Coli bacteria in Roman lettuce detected in five Canadian provinces. Thirty cases have been reported…

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The Pill And Other Hormonal Contraceptives Greatly Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer

TORONTO – Taking hormonal contraception for several years is not be without consequences for your health. According to the results of a recent study, pill, IUD, injectable progestins, all increase…

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Death linked to the outbreak of E. coli bacteria in Roman lettuce UPDATE

One death was attributed to the outbreak of E. coli bacteria in Roman lettuce detected in five Canadian provinces. TORONTO – The Public Health Agency of Canada announced Thursday night…

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New “kissing Bug” From Latin America Arrives in Canada

After malaria and Zika, a new parasite in Latin America could endanger the health of Canadians, according to a study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Trypanosoma cruzi, also known…

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$6.8 million for a PET scan at the Val-d’Or hospital

A positron emission tomography (PET) scanner will be implanted at the Val-d’Or hospital. This device is used for the early diagnosis of certain forms of cancer. Previously, about 400 people…

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21 Cases Of E. coli Infection Associated With Romaine Lettuce in NL, NB And Quebec

The Public Health Agency of Canada reports 21 cases of E. coliinfection in three provinces: Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Quebec. The wave of infections is linked to the consumption of romaine…

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