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at 14:22 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Alberta Health Services dealing with another stolen laptop with patient info

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Alberta Health Services is dealing with another stolen laptop containing the personal information of patients.

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at 11:30 on October 31, 2014, EDT.

Merger of Nova Scotia health authorities to reduce number of executives by half

HALIFAX - The number of executives to operate Nova Scotia's health system will be trimmed by half once the government reduces the number of health boards from 10 to two on Apr. 1.

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at 19:15 on October 30, 2014, EDT.

NDP criticizes travel costs of consultants for Lean health-care program

REGINA - Consultants hired through a government program to streamline health services in Saskatchewan have spent more than $2.7 million on travel costs.

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at 19:03 on October 30, 2014, EDT.

Ebola fears infect a medical conference: Louisiana tells some attendees to stay away

NEW ORLEANS - Ebola fears have infected a medical conference on the subject. Louisiana state health officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have been to certain African countries or have had contact with an Ebola patient in the last 21 days.

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at 17:11 on October 30, 2014, EDT.

Health spending increase this year smallest in 17 years; up only $61 per person

TORONTO - The cost of health care in Canada will go up this year, but the increase is expected to be the smallest in the past 17 years, a new report suggests.

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at 14:09 on October 30, 2014, EDT.

Delay in executing judge's refugee health-care ruling dangerous, court told

TORONTO - Any delay in implementing a judge's ruling that struck down the Harper government's severe restrictions on health-care coverage for refugee claimants and their families would put lives at risk, a court heard Thursday.

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