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Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) have revived a congressional effort to allow individuals to import cheaper prescription drugs for their personal use. The Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act is billed as legislation t...
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Nurse Jennifer Timer has filed complaints with Fraser Health and the B.C. coroner after her 70-year-old mom, Rosemarie Timer, died at Eagle Ridge Hospital after a fall that should have been prevented through routine measures, she contends. The B.C. Coroner’s office and Fraser Health are investigating the case, which is the Port Moody hospital’s first fall-related patient death in the past 12 months. There were six other deaths related to falls in...
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Costa Rica has the best policy regarding this:  No sex till round two and just like that bam bam no thank you mamasita they are in round two.  
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Vitamin D in high doses for cancer survival?
Retired teacher Daphne Quance has incurable colo­rectal cancer, and she’s putting a big chunk of faith for survival on a study she has joined that uses high doses of vitamin D. Vitamin D is naturally derived from exposure to the sun. It can also be taken as a pill. Yet many studies have shown that Canadians have less than optimal vitamin D levels, especially during the winter.
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Loudspeaker announcements signalling the end of visiting hours are now a thing of the past at St. Paul’s Hospital and all other Providence Health Care facilities, which are now welcoming visitors 24-7. Providence’s 16 acute, rehab and long-term care facilities are believed to be the first in B.C. to drop visiting-hour restrictions. Other hospitals and health regions are considering doing likewise.
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Health minister Terry Lake has ordered a sweeping review of telemedicine care in B.C., saying in an interview he’s concerned videoconference visits between patients in one location and doctors in another could become “virtual walk-in clinics” with unsustainable costs on the health care system. Patients have embraced the technology with gusto as visits covered by the taxpayer-funded Medical Services Plan grew a whopping 735 per cent in the last ye...
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Vitamin D for survival after cancer?
Retired teacher Daphne Quance has incurable colo­rectal cancer, and she’s putting a big chunk of faith for survival on a study she has joined that uses high doses of vitamin D. Vitamin D is naturally derived from exposure to the sun. It can also be taken as a pill. Yet many studies have shown that Canadians have less than optimal vitamin D levels, especially during the winter.
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