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Lu’ma Medical Centre gifted $2M in expansion funding from B.C. health ministry, FNHA

More urban Indigenous people in Vancouver will gain access to health care at a specialized medical centre, thanks to a $2 million expansion funded by the Ministry of Health and the First Nations Health Authority. The health ministry and FNHA will provide more than $1.8 million in ongoing funding and over $200,000 in one-time funding to Lu’ma Medical Centre. The […]

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Granger Smith Says 'Life Is a Storm' 3 Months After 3-Year-Old Son River's Tragic Death

Granger Smith returned to Instagram to let his fans know why he had been less active on the platform in the months following the tragic death of his 3-year-old son River. The country singer, 40, opened up about distancing himself from social media in a lengthy message nearly one month since his previous post. “I haven’t said much on socials lately. […]

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Why there’s an uptick in vaping-related lung illnesses

The news about vaping is reaching a fever pitch. Interested in Vaping? On Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would ban flavored e-cigarettes, following Michigan’s lead. Last week police in Wisconsin announced arrests in connection with a drug operation that was filling 3,000 to 5,000 illegal THC vaping cartridges a day for nearly two years at concentrations 157 […]

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Amy Dowden health: ‘My body couldn’t cope’ Strictly star on her life-altering condition

Amy Dowden, 28, has regularly appeared on Strictly Come Dancing since 2017. the star has devoted her life to dancing but her passionate pursuit has not come easy. In may this year, Amy divulged on ITV’s This Morning that she’d been living with Crohn’s disease since she was a child. She revealed she first experienced symptoms of the condition aged […]

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The ‘fool’ that fentanyl made into a millionaire

The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled up jeans. Lurking on a trash can at the edge of the picture was what prosecutors said delivered this death: an ordinary, U.S. Postal Service envelope. It had arrived with 10 round, blue pills […]

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Psychological therapies can have side effects – however, when a treatment error?

Prior to the inpatient psychotherapy, Mrs. D. long years, suffered from social Anxiety. She had hardly any friends, the Main caregiver was her husband. Through individual and group therapies, learns their needs and to talk about it; it’s also your Hobbies. However, it is a crisis in the relationship. Mrs D. says: “For us, it was probably only good for […]

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Simple Training Tweaks Helped This Guy Pack on 20 Pounds of Muscle and Get Jacked

• While recovering from an injury, Sherif Mikhail’s activity levels declined, leading him to gain weight. • After working with a weight loss coach to eat healthier and improve the efficiency of his workouts, Mikhail began to lose weight and get back in shape. • As a result, Mikhail is now lean and strong and feels like he’s in the […]

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For Children With Peanut Allergies, F.D.A. Experts Recommend a New Treatment

A Food and Drug Administration panel on Friday recommended approval of the first-ever drug to treat life-threatening peanut allergies in children, a condition that confounds and frightens families across the country. The recommendation all but assures the agency will approve the drug, called Palforzia and made by Aimmune Therapeutics. The F.D.A. typically follows the advice of its expert advisory committees. […]

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September spike in asthma cases prompts Alberta Health Services to issue reminder to parents

With students returning to school, Alberta Health Services is reminding parents of the risks to children who have asthma. “Generally, about two weeks after the start of the school year, we see the September spike — we call it — for asthma,” Dr. Mary Noseworthy with the Alberta Children’s Hospital said. Related Back to school season sees spike in asthma hospitalizations: […]

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