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at 17:51 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Alberta officials ID residue on surgical instruments as polishing product

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Alberta Health Services has identified a fine, dark residue found on surgical instruments in Lethbridge.

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at 16:46 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Some insulin pumps may have faulty tubing connector, can detach: Health Canada

TORONTO - Health Canada is warning of a potential safety issue regarding insulin pumps for diabetics distributed by Medtronic of Canada Inc., Roche Diagnostics, LifeScan Canada Inc., and Auto Control Medical Inc.

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at 16:25 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Alberta company charged for employing child under 15, failing to protect him

EDMONTON - An Alberta contractor is facing child labour and safety charges after a 14-year-old employee fell from a roof.

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at 13:34 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Theft prompts Vancouver Police warning over drug that caused rash of overdoses

VANCOUVER - Vancouver Police are warning drug users to be careful about their purchases after the recent theft of a powerful drug that resulted in 31 overdoses last month.

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at 11:36 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Patients of Abbotsford acupuncture clinic told to get tested for HIV, Hepatitis

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Patients of an Abbotsford, B.C., acupuncture centre are being advised to get tested because they may have been exposed to HIV and Hepatitis B and C.

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at 08:19 on November 21, 2014, EST.

Cuban doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone arrives in Switzerland for treatment

BERLIN - A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in Switzerland for treatment and was able to walk off the transport plane, a Geneva medical official said Friday.

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