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Researchers ask Inuit to re-consent to their health data being studied, 10 years on

Ten years ago, nearly 2,000 Inuit from Nunavut answered questions about their diet and lifestyle, and gave samples of their hair and blood to...

New Manitoba senator says federal dental program for First Nations, Inuit communities isn’t working

Manitoba's newest senator says dental disease is a real issue on First Nations and a federal program isn't helping.Sen. Mary Jane McCallum, who was appointed last...

West African country reports death from Lassa fever

Authorities in Guinea announced the first death from Lassa fever in more than two decades Thursday, heightening anxiety about another hemorrhagic fever in the West...

You Should not eat spicy food close to bed time

Indian food and its love affair with spices need no introduction. Chillies are in fact an import of Portuguese, who brought the fiery spice...

Coffee roasters and retailers must put cancer warnings Court ruling

A court ruling that provided coffee drinkers a shock earlier this year was settled Monday when a Los Angeles judge said coffee sold in...

The World Health Organization says an outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria

The World Health Organization states a break out of Lassa fever in Nigeria might have contaminated approximately 450 individuals in less than 5 weeks.The...

Single fathers often eat worse and binge drink more

Single fathers often eat worse and binge drink more than parents with more traditional family arrangements, and it’s putting them at risk of early...

This year’s Gerber baby has Down syndrome

One-year-old Lucas Warren's contagious smile won over executives at Gerber baby food who have made him their "spokesbaby" this year.Lucas is Gerber's first spokesbaby...

World Health Organization stated 500 people have been treated for exposure to poisonous chemicals

The World Health Organization stated Wednesday some 500 people had been treated for “signs and symptoms consistent with direct exposure to poisonous chemicals” after...

Yukon’s warning labels that drew a link between drinking and cancer gone

Yukon’s caution labels that drew a link in between drinking and cancer danger are gone for good..” Naturally, I’m dissatisfied,” said Brendan Hanley, Yukon’s...

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