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at 20:25 on April 17, 2014, EDT.

Manitoba measles cases up to 7 with 2 new confirmed cases in adults

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Health says there are two new cases of measles.

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at 19:09 on April 17, 2014, EDT.

Death of Manitoba girl mauled by dogs raises questions about strays in North

THOMPSON, Man. - The death of a girl who was mauled by dogs in northern Manitoba is raising questions about stray animals in remote communities.

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at 18:00 on April 17, 2014, EDT.

Health minister confirms Saskatchewan kids hospital will be expanded

REGINA - Health Minister Dustin Duncan says the new Children's Hospital of Saskatchewan will be expanded just one day after acknowledging that the facility might be too small.

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at 17:20 on April 17, 2014, EDT.

Hundreds jeer New Brunswick politicians over abortion regulations

FREDERICTON - The politically charged issue of abortion in New Brunswick arrived at the doorstep of the province's legislature Thursday as hundreds of pro-choice supporters called on the government to fund the procedure at private clinics.

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at 16:26 on April 17, 2014, EDT.

Report: No change for most kinds of food poisoning last year; salmonella cases drop

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The government's latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish. The report counts cases in only 10 states for some of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed to be a good indicator of national food poisoning trends. Highlights from Thursday's report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

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at 16:18 on April 17, 2014, EDT.

FDA says device-assisted fibroid procedure may be spreading cancer in some women

WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a device-assisted procedure for treating fibroids could inadvertently spread cancer from the uterus to other parts of the body.

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