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at 17:37 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Winnipeg woman who died after hospital release had unseen clots in legs: doctor

WINNIPEG - An emergency room doctor testified Wednesday that he was startled when a woman he sent home was rushed back to the hospital within hours and died.

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at 17:06 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Study reveals shortcomings in gene testing; results on estimating disease risk often conflict

The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.

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at 16:58 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

When to start anti-AIDS drugs? Major study says sooner is better, even for the still-healthy

WASHINGTON - A major international study says don't delay in seeking HIV treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer.

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at 16:31 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Lifespan lengthening for people with MS but there's still a 7.5-year gap: study

TORONTO - Life expectancy for people who have multiple sclerosis is lengthening but is still about 7.5 years shorter than that of people who do not have the disease, a new study suggests.

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at 16:02 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

New report says Alberta expecting 60 per cent jump in new cancer cases by 2030

EDMONTON - Alberta needs to prepare for a dramatic increase in new cancer cases expected within the next 15 years, says the Canadian Cancer Society.

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at 15:12 on May 27, 2015, EDT.

Health Minister says Ontario will review criteria on drug for PKU patients

TORONTO - Ontario's health minister promised Wednesday to review the criteria for a drug that helps patients with a rare disorder known as PKU after advocates complained no one was actually qualifying for the medication.

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