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FDA clears 1st fecal transplant treatment for gut infection

FDA clears 1st fecal transplant treatment for gut infection

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have approved the first pharmaceutical-grade version of the so-called fecal transplant procedures that doctors have increasingly used against hard-to-treat intestinal infections.
COVID vaccine policy for Arctic Winter Games not due to Alberta influence: official

COVID vaccine policy for Arctic Winter Games not due to Alberta influence: official

YELLOWKNIFE — An official with the Arctic Winter Games says its decision to revoke a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for the upcoming event had nothing to do with pressure from the Alberta government, despite claims by the premier.
Calls for expanded safe supply as B.C. counts another 179 overdose deaths

Calls for expanded safe supply as B.C. counts another 179 overdose deaths

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s coroner says the overdose death toll for October reached 179 people, prompting a renewed call for Premier David Eby to introduce a widely accessible safe supply of drugs.
AG: Penalize doctor who spoke of Ohio 10-year-old's abortion

AG: Penalize doctor who spoke of Ohio 10-year-old's abortion

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Republican attorney general on Wednesday asked the state medical licensing board to discipline an Indianapolis doctor who has spoken publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim who traveled from Ohi
Coroner refuses Montreal family's request for new investigation into woman's ER death

Coroner refuses Montreal family's request for new investigation into woman's ER death

MONTREAL — The Quebec coroner’s office has rejected a request by a Montreal family for a new investigation into the death of an 86-year-old Filipino woman found lifeless on the floor of an emergency room last year.
Ontario pediatric infectious disease experts urge parents to get kids vaccinated

Ontario pediatric infectious disease experts urge parents to get kids vaccinated

TORONTO — Children five and under in Ontario should be vaccinated against COVID-19 and influenza before the holiday season amid surging hospital admissions, infectious disease experts are warning.
Avian flu halts wild bird rehab for the year at the Atlantic Veterinary College

Avian flu halts wild bird rehab for the year at the Atlantic Veterinary College

CHARLOTTETOWN — The Atlantic Veterinary College hospital in Prince Edward Island needs to be expanded so it can manage the effects of avian influenza, which are expected to be around for a long time, says a wildlife technician who works at the clinic
Yale University sued over student mental health policies

Yale University sued over student mental health policies

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Canopy breaks out Canadian operations in new unit, lays off 55

Canopy breaks out Canadian operations in new unit, lays off 55

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. says it will be breaking out its Canadian cannabis operations into a stand-alone business unit and laying off 55 staff. Brenna Eller, the Smiths Falls, Ont.
US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio

US officials say 2 more places will test sewage for polio

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia and Oakland County, Michigan, are joining the small list of U.S. localities that are looking for signs of polio infections in sewage, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.
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