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at 12:37 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Study: Brain scans reveal hidden consciousness in patients

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A standard brain scanning technique is showing promise for helping doctors distinguish between patients in a vegetative state and those with hidden signs of consciousness.

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at 09:00 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Award-winning advocate for people with disabilities cherishes 'empowered' life

Paul Young says his parents brought him home from hospital expecting he might die as an infant due to the powerful seizures that pulsed through the left side of his body.

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at 08:51 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Emergency resolution at Grit convention urges amendments to assisted dying bill

WINNIPEG - Some grassroots Liberals are using the ruling party's first national convention since taking power last fall to challenge the Trudeau government's restrictive approach to medically assisted dying.

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at 00:23 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Federal minister announces $5.4 million in funding for ParticipAction

SASKATOON - The federal government has announced $5.4 million in funding for ParticipAction, an organization aimed at getting more Canadians active.

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at 18:55 on May 25, 2016, EDT.

Ontario pledges $222 million to improve First Nations health care

TORONTO - Ontario has pledged to spend $222 million over three years to improve health care for First Nations, especially in the north where aboriginal leaders declared a state of emergency because of a growing number of suicides.

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at 18:33 on May 25, 2016, EDT.

Liberal MPP apologizes to mom of autistic child, day after issuing statement

TORONTO - A Liberal backbencher who landed in trouble after his constituency office called police on the mother of an autistic child tried to defuse the situation with an apology, but the underlying controversy over changes to autism funding remains.

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