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at 15:00 on December 18, 2014, EST.

Only third of eligible organ donors identified; 1000s await transplants: report

TORONTO - A new report says two-thirds of Canadians who are eligible organ donors at death do not make it through the complex process that would help thousands of Canadians waiting for life-saving transplants.


at 15:33 on December 18, 2014, EST.

Government creates oversight committee after alleged senior assault

REGINA - Saskatchewan's health minister has created a committee to keep a watchful eye on the quality of care at a seniors home where an alleged assault is under investigation.


at 12:02 on December 18, 2014, EST.

11th Sierra Leonean doctor dies of Ebola; fire destroys Ebola supplies in Guinea warehouse

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - One of Sierra Leone's most senior physicians died Thursday from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country to succumb to the disease, a health official said.


at 10:28 on December 18, 2014, EST.

Audit finds operational, staffing issues in Newfoundland pathology laboratory

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's largest health authority says an audit conducted as part of ongoing efforts to improve the quality of work in its pathology laboratory has identified a number of areas that require attention.


at 06:45 on December 18, 2014, EST.

European Court of Justice rules that obesity can be a disability

LONDON - The European Court of Justice says obesity can be a disability, a ruling that could have consequences for employers across the continent.


at 20:32 on December 17, 2014, EST.

B.C.'s old Riverview Hospital to offer substance-abuse, mental-health programs

COQUITLAM, B.C. - What was once the home for Metro Vancouver's mentally ill will soon be the location of a rehabilitation and recovery program for those battling mental-health and substance-abuse issues.


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