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Daily Health Headlines

September 21, 2017

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British scientists use genome-editing tool to knock out gene in embryos

Historic $100-million donation given to Peter Munk Cardiac Centre

What you need to know about trans fats and why they are being banned


Go ahead, hit that snooze button: StatsCan says many Canadians lack sleep

Gates Foundation warns global health under threat as foreign aid wanes

Canadians are confused about science vs. opinion, poll suggests

Beep, beep! Kids drive luxury mini cars to operating room

Inconsistent, missing data means researchers can't determine what drives Manitoba hospital costs: study


Genome editing reveals key gene for human embryo growth

Gender stereotypes are firmly rooted by age 10: global study

Antibiotics shortfall could turn back the clock on modern medicine: WHO

Quebec judge orders Jehovah’s Witness, 14, to undergo life-saving blood transfusions

Cancer survivor's eye-opening Facebook post credited with saving lives


Can pregnant women safely take anxiety medication?

Ontario MPPs set to debate bill aimed at regulating pill presses amid opioid crisis

Here’s how successful your IVF cycles will be, according to a new study

A Republican told Kimmel he supports health care for all. But he lied, Kimmel claims

Quebec medical marijuana producer certified ‘kosher,’ just in time for High Holidays


Researchers urge caution over study linking fluoride exposure in pregnancy to lower IQs in children

McMaster University campus is going 100 per cent smoke-free. Here are five things to know

This is why you should be cooking with yogurt – and not just for breakfast


While Premiums Soar Under Obamacare, Costs of Employer-Based Plans Are Stable

One Last Visit to See My Patient

Michael Phelps: A Golden Shoulder to Lean On

Florida Nursing Home Listed Dead Resident as ‘Resting in Bed,’ State Says


The trade in body parts of people with albinism is driven by myth and international inaction

HIV is still taboo in the DRC: chronicles from Kinshasa

How strong social networks can help migrants manage health risks better


As a scientist, he studied trauma victims. Then he became one

My medical school lesson was tinged with racism. Did that affect how I treated a sickle cell patient years later?

Mobile dialysis could save lives in a disaster. But is there a cost to safety?

Most people with opioid addictions don’t get the right treatment: medication-assisted therapy


Women With Opioid Addiction Live With Daily Fear Of Assault, Rape

A Neglected Family Of Killer Viruses

These GOP Senators Could Block Republicans' Obamacare Repeal