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at 08:33 on January 26, 2015, EST.

Sick kids should only get medical marijuana when other treatments fail, pediatrics group says

CHICAGO - With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.


at 08:33 on January 26, 2015, EST.

Study suggests kids shouldn't have morphine for pain after tonsillectomies

TORONTO - Children who have had their tonsils removed because they have obstructive sleep apnea should be given ibuprofen not morphine for pain after the surgery, a new study suggests.


at 05:52 on January 25, 2015, EST.

World Health Organization mulls reforms after bungling Ebola; experts say reputation at stake

GENEVA - The World Health Organization is debating how to reform itself after botching the response to the Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives.


at 12:29 on January 24, 2015, EST.

Food-cost crisis shames Far North: 'We can't pretend it doesn't exist anymore'

IQALUIT, Nunavut - Israel Mablick opens the door of his refrigerator and takes stock of its meagre offerings.


at 17:11 on January 23, 2015, EST.

Beware of medical costs and resort doctors in Dominican Republic, Ottawa warns

Seeing a doctor in the Dominican Republic could be hazardous to your pocketbook.


at 16:10 on January 23, 2015, EST.

New rating system would be easier to digest than current nutrition labels: study

TORONTO - If labelling on food was easier for consumers to digest it might improve nutrition and curb the obesity epidemic, suggest two McGill University researchers.


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