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If you could learn when you’re likely to die, would you find out? Or would you rather it come as a complete surprise? You might someday be faced with this question. A group of Ottawa-based researchers is developing a simple, online tool, aimed at the frail elderly and people needing home...
It was broad daylight when a gunman rode up to a car on a motorbike and shot a woman last Friday in Baghdad. Social media star Tara Fares, a former Miss Baghdad, and runner-up for Miss Iraq, was killed during the event — and the brazen assassination is just one of...
Researchers at an Ontario university have used 3D-printing technology to replace the majority of a dog’s cancer-ridden skull, a novel procedure they say marks a major advancement in veterinary medicine. Michelle Oblak, a veterinary surgical oncologist with the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College, said she believes the procedure is...
 ABOVE: Idlib rebels targeted by 'fiercest raids in weeks' in Syrian war. A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was brought down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian defense ministry said Tuesday. It blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire...
Food is practically synonymous with the university experience: bowls of ramen, cups of Kraft dinner, other similarly cheap and easy items. Except that norm, that “oh, this is just the starving student thing, students eat ramen, ha ha ha,” masks a concerning problem, says Merryn Maynard — one that only deepens as...
It may simply be a routine to shove a cotton swab in your ear after a shower, but some experts say this common practice can make your hearing worse. A recent report in CNN found earwax buildup over time can lead to hearing issues and even vertigo, a problem that is...
Health Canada is reviewing a recent decision by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to extend the expiry date on EpiPens by a few months. The FDA on Tuesday announced that it had reviewed the information provided by the EpiPen’s manufacturer, Mylan, and decided to extend the expiration date of specific lots by...
 A 14-year-old Iowa teen passed away of a rare disease just days before he was to start high school. Christopher Bunch died days after being diagnosed with ADEM disease, a condition that attacks the brain and spinal cord. Bunch was on the Moline Maroons football team. Article originally posted by...
Municipal staff are testing the waters of Lake Banook in Dartmouth after suspected algae blooms were spotted near the shore. Halifax Regional Municipality says the type of blooms has not been confirmed yet but they resemble blue-green algae. READ MORE: Moncton issues warning after blue-green algae found at Centennial Park Pond Blue-green algae...
How much ginger is there in Canada Dry Ginger Ale? That’s the core of a lawsuit launched by a New York woman alleging there’s not enough, despite claims it’s made with real ginger. Reid Fiest reports. This article was originally sourced from here.

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