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National News

Recent National Headlines

15.09.2014

B.C. teachers and employers hold marathon bargaining session over weekend

VANCOUVER - Representatives for B.C.'s public school teachers and their employers bargained through the weekend in another effort to resolve the strike that has postponed the start of the school year for more than half a million students.

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15.09.2014

Pan-Am Games tickets go on sale today; Games take place next July

TORONTO - Tickets for next year's Pan Am Games — including the opening ceremony, a one-night-only show by Cirque du Soleil — go on sale this morning.

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15.09.2014

U.S. government, WHO seek ways to expand production of Ebola drugs, vaccines

TORONTO - High level efforts are underway to find ways to substantially ramp up production of experimental Ebola vaccines and drugs, officials at the World Health Organization and within the U.S. government say.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

15.09.2014

HEALTHBEAT: US working to step up Ebola aid, training doctors, nurses headed to outbreak zone

WASHINGTON - The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone. At home, the goal is to speed up medical research and put hospitals on alert should an infected traveller arrive.

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15.09.2014

Study: Kids' emergency hospitalizations tied to anti-addiction drug; packaging change may help

CHICAGO - An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation's heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives' prescriptions, a federal study says. Some children have died.

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