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COVID-19 measures could disrupt rare polio-like disease

COVID-19 measures could disrupt rare polio-like disease

Health experts once thought 2020 might be the worst year yet for a rare paralyzing disease that has been hitting U.S. children for the past decade.

COVID-19 measures could disrupt rare polio-like disease

Salmonella outbreak linked to U.S. red onions

Salmonella outbreak linked to U.S. red onions

Health authorities are warning consumers in Central and Western Canada to avoid eating red onions imported from the U.S. that have been linked to a salmonella outbreak.

Salmonella outbreak linked to U.S. red onions

Medicare coverage for Alzheimer brain scans in question

Medicare coverage for Alzheimer brain scans in question

A big study to help Medicare officials decide whether to start covering brain scans to check for Alzheimer’s disease missed its goals for curbing health care costs, calling into question whether the pricey tests are worth it.

Medicare coverage for Alzheimer brain scans in question

Rural Canada needs more anesthesia care: doctors

Rural Canada needs more anesthesia care: doctors

Canadians living in rural or remote communities are at risk of poorer health outcomes due to a shortage of anesthesia services, say researchers calling for a national strategy to address inequitable access to care.

Rural Canada needs more anesthesia care: doctors

CFIA investigates unsolicited seed shipments

CFIA investigates unsolicited seed shipments

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning gardeners not to plant "unauthorized seeds" from packages they weren't expecting.

CFIA investigates unsolicited seed shipments

Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer's disease

Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer's disease

An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of dementia.

Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer's disease

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