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at 08:16 on March 31, 2015, EDT.

3D print technology providing cheap, lightweight 'robohand' to 7-year-old US girl

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. - Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought she needed a left hand; after all, she couldn't remember losing hers when she was only 9 months old.


at 18:24 on March 30, 2015, EDT.

Seniors home understaffing leads to poor care for residents: NDP

REGINA - A Saskatchewan care aide says he is left alone at times on his night shift to look after 32 residents on a dementia ward.


at 18:11 on March 30, 2015, EDT.

Alberta government budgets cash for hospitals, including Calgary cancer centre

CALGARY - The Alberta government is moving ahead on a number of major health projects, including a new cancer centre for Calgary, despite unveiling an austerity budget last week.


at 18:00 on March 30, 2015, EDT.

Saskatchewan to restrict use of indoor tanning beds to adults in time for summer

REGINA - Saskatchewan is planning to ban young people under 18 from using indoor tanning beds in an effort to help protect youth from skin cancer.


at 17:43 on March 30, 2015, EDT.

Don't use weight loss drugs, surgery in young children, family docs told

TORONTO - Family doctors should monitor the growth of children and teens in their care, new expert advice on treating children and teens who are overweight or obese suggests.


at 17:37 on March 30, 2015, EDT.

Health Canada willing to ease fecal transplant rules for recurrent C. difficile

TORONTO - Health Canada has signalled it is willing to loosen the rules on the use of fecal transplants to treat persistent C. difficile infections.


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