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More Robin Hood products added to Canada's E. coli flour recall

Robin Hood Flour Italian Style

Canada is getting hit with more four recalls following an E. coli outbreak. In the latest, Robin Hood-brand Super Keynote Strong Bakers Flour and Italian Style Flour are being recalled due to possible E. coli O121 contamination.

  •  Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:41:43 EDT

1 in 2 Canadians will get cancer: Cancer Society


Almost one in every two Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and one in four Canadians will die from the disease, a new report by the Canadian Cancer Society predicts.

  •  Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:13:03 EDT

Does your doctor get money from drug companies? It's not easy to find out

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From speaking fees and research grants to travel expenses and consulting fees — there are a lot of ways doctors get extra money from the pharmaceutical industry. But what happens to patients, and the health-care system, if those payments add up to a conflict of interest?

  •  Mon, 19 Jun 2017 05:00:00 EDT still has Manitoba pharmacy licence

Kris Thorkelson

The online pharmacy at the centre of an extradition case to the United States is still licensed to operate in the province by the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba, which says it's watching the court proceedings "carefully."

  •  Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:51:26 EDT

SECOND OPINION | The science of sitting

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In this week’s round-up of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news, a new dictionary of sitting, and catching bats in a hunt for new viruses.

  •  Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:00:00 EDT