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More COVID-19-related deaths reported in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island

More COVID-19-related deaths reported in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island

FREDERICTON — Health officials in New Brunswick are reporting six COVID-19-related deaths in the province last week -- up from five the week previous.
Canopy Growth, Cointreau settle lawsuit over Quatreau beverage line

Canopy Growth, Cointreau settle lawsuit over Quatreau beverage line

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. and its U.S. subsidiary have settled a trademark violations lawsuit orange liqueur company Cointreau Corp. was pursuing against the cannabis firms.
Health minister appoints chief nursing officer to address health crisis

Health minister appoints chief nursing officer to address health crisis

OTTAWA — The federal health minister appointed a new chief nursing officer Tuesday, as the government works to overcome a critical nurse shortage that has left many hospitals across the country struggling to maintain care.

State, feds investigate illness that's sickened, killed dogs

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State and federal agencies are investigating an unknown illness that's sickened dogs in northern Michigan and killed at least 30 canines in one county after they exhibited signs of a parvo-like illness.
Pfizer COVID shots appear 73% effective in children under 5

Pfizer COVID shots appear 73% effective in children under 5

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine was 73% effective in protecting children younger than 5 as omicron spread in the spring, the company announced Tuesday. Vaccinations for babies, toddlers and preschoolers opened in the U.S. in June after months of delay.
U. Michigan study to help those with autism improve driving

U. Michigan study to help those with autism improve driving

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — University of Michigan researchers are studying how well people with autism spectrum disorder can detect road hazards, and plan to assist the young motorists in sharpening their driving skills.
'It's bad': Opioids killed more Ontarians in second year of pandemic than first

'It's bad': Opioids killed more Ontarians in second year of pandemic than first

TORONTO — Opioids killed more people in Ontario in the second year of the pandemic compared to the first, but the province saw a drop in those deaths this past March, newly released data shows.
N.S. family doctor of 43 years says the province's doctor shortage is not surprising

N.S. family doctor of 43 years says the province's doctor shortage is not surprising

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia doctor of 43 years says the province’s shortage of family doctors is an issue decades in the making — made more acute by an aging population. Dr.
Congo reports new Ebola case linked to previous outbreak

Congo reports new Ebola case linked to previous outbreak

BENI, Congo (AP) — A new case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in Congo’s eastern Beni city, Congo’s ministry of health announced Monday, saying it is linked to a previous outbreak.
California to protect health benefits for young immigrants

California to protect health benefits for young immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — About 40,000 low-income adults living in the country illegally won't lose their government-funded health insurance over the next year under a new policy announced Monday by California Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration.
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