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at 23:46 on July 03, 2015, EDT.

Soldier in wheelchair says home not renovated after 2 years, bills piling up

EDMONTON - A soldier who was injured in an explosion in Afghanistan is fighting for his home.


at 20:22 on July 03, 2015, EDT.

B.C. health minister wants ombudsperson to investigate firings of eight workers

VICTORIA - British Columbia's government has launched its second public review, but has stopped short of calling a full independent inquiry, into a long-running scandal that saw eight health researchers fired, one of whom took his own life.


at 16:04 on July 03, 2015, EDT.

Big diabetes study tests whether insulin in pills could prevent the disease

CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?


at 04:00 on July 03, 2015, EDT.

Ombudsman investigating Toronto Paramedic Services for stress injury incidents

TORONTO - Unlike the spray of bullets in downtown Toronto on Boxing Day in 2005, the post-traumatic stress Rob Ichelson experienced as a first responder to the scene was slow and muted, unfolding insidiously over time.


at 18:01 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Man arrested at Vancouver pot protest won award for heroism at Stanley Cup riot

VANCOUVER - A man arrested at a Vancouver pot protest on Canada Day is vowing to burn an award he received for his heroism during the Stanley Cup riot.


at 18:43 on July 02, 2015, EDT.

Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis promising for some patients but not yet ready for wide use

LONDON - Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some patients' lungs, but called the results "modest" and say there must be major improvements before offering the treatment more widely.


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