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National News

Recent National Headlines

21.10.2014

More than 800 foreign scientists urge Canada to loosen funding and freedoms

OTTAWA - More than 800 scientists from around the world have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper decrying what they call a rapid decline in funding and freedoms faced by Canadian government scientists.

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21.10.2014

MPs, senators unanimously make Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai honorary citizen

OTTAWA - Parliamentarians and senators have unanimously supported bestowing honorary Canadian citizenship upon Pakistani teenager and co-winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai.

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21.10.2014

Mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has infected more than 200 Canadians

OTTAWA - Health Canada says more than 200 Canadians have been infected by a virus that has sickened hundreds of thousands of people in the Caribbean and spurred a state of emergency in Jamaica.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

21.10.2014

Off-label prescribing of antipsychotic drug highlights lack of oversight

TORONTO - An increase in the number of prescriptions of a powerful antipsychotic drug for conditions not approved by Health Canada is raising concern about what medical experts call lack of professional and government oversight of doctors' prescribing practices.

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21.10.2014

Dietary supplements may contain risky prescription drugs even after safety recalls, study says

CHICAGO - Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drug ingredients may still be for sale even years after safety recalls, a study found.

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