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at 01:02 on May 02, 2016, EDT.

Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

CHICAGO - Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.


at 15:45 on May 01, 2016, EDT.

B.C. Premier Christy Clark announces funding for dementia support program

KELOWNA, B.C. - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has announced $2.7 million in funding for a program that offers information, education and support to people living with Alzheimer's disease.


at 13:37 on May 01, 2016, EDT.

OMA says it won't return to negotiations until binding arbitration is in place

TORONTO - The new president of the organization representing 34,000 Ontario doctors and medical students says she won't return to negotiations with the government until binding arbitration has been put in place.


at 12:55 on May 01, 2016, EDT.

Munchable pot goodies pose health risks, especially to kids, federal paper warns

OTTAWA - Bite-sized marijuana goodies such as candies and cookies pose "significant risks" to children who might accidentally swallow them, warns a draft federal discussion paper on pot legalization.


at 11:00 on May 01, 2016, EDT.

Eight died in Nova Scotia nursing homes, five unannounced, after resident pushes

HALIFAX - Eight residents of nursing homes in Nova Scotia have died since 2008 due to violence from other residents, according to government records - five more than were previously revealed, raising questions about why most of the deaths were never publicly disclosed.


at 11:00 on May 01, 2016, EDT.

What the records say about deaths in Nova Scotia's long-term care facilities

Eight seniors have died in long-term care homes in Nova Scotia from 2008 to 2016 as "a result of violence," as described in death reports to the government. As noted, the public was previously told about three incidents. This is a list of the descriptions of the incidents, taken from government records:


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