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at 16:29 on September 01, 2014, EDT.

Hold the champagne: Improved US eating habits still aren't great; rich-poor diet gap has grown

CHICAGO - Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.

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at 16:09 on September 01, 2014, EDT.

Action-packed TV might also pack on pounds by triggering mindless snacking, research suggests

CHICAGO - Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

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at 12:58 on September 01, 2014, EDT.

Dead at Noon: B.C. woman's public plea for assisted suicide spurs debate

VANCOUVER - Gillian Bennett's family scattered her ashes this weekend, in a quiet ritual shared by those she loved.

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at 13:00 on September 01, 2014, EDT.

A chronology of major events in the right-to-die debate in Canada

A chronology of the major events in the right-to-die debate:

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at 15:40 on August 30, 2014, EDT.

Patient in isolation in Gatineau, Que., hospital tests negative for Ebola

GATINEAU, Que. - A girl who was put in isolation at a hospital in Gatineau, Que., as a precautionary measure has tested negative for Ebola.

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at 10:00 on August 30, 2014, EDT.

Operating room black box could provide valuable feedback for surgeons

TORONTO - A Toronto surgeon who is working to adapt black box aviation technology to track surgeries and improve patient outcomes says preliminary results are promising.

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