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at 08:58 on July 25, 2016, EDT.

Watch for behaviour changes for clues of dementia onset

WASHINGTON — Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behaviour or personality might be an early clue.


at 03:47 on July 25, 2016, EDT.

Checklist of possible behavioural warning signs of dementia

Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called "mild behavioural impairment" that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer's or other dementias, and proposed a checklist of symptoms to help identify who's at risk. The symptoms must mark a change from prior behaviour and have lasted at least six months. Among the questions:


at 22:02 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

Health Canada says it may be OK for Winnipeg to use up Malathion batch

WINNIPEG — A directive from Ottawa that forced Winnipeg to stop fogging for mosquitos has been reversed.


at 19:19 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

Premiers wrap meeting by agreeing in principle to internal trade deal

WHITEHORSE — Canada's premiers and territorial leaders have agreed in principle on an internal trade deal they say will help create jobs and improve the economy.


at 08:33 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

Five things to know about Gord Downie's brain cancer glioblastoma

VICTORIA — Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip begins what is being billed as its final tour after lead singer Gord Downie was diagnosed with a deadly brain cancer. Here are five things to know about the type of illness Downie has, a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumour:


at 08:32 on July 22, 2016, EDT.

'Disordered eating' rates troubling among young lesbians, bisexuals, gays: study

VANCOUVER — Gay, lesbian and bisexual youth are continuing to purge, fast or take diet pills to lose weight while rates for such behaviour among heterosexuals have decreased, a University of British Columbia study says.


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