From: on Fri, Sep 17 2010 1:58 AM
Studies show that regular aerobic excercise and an active social life are a couple of ways to help middle aged people get some sleep.
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From: on Fri, Sep 17 2010 1:54 AM
A new Statistics Canada survey shows that survival rates are improving for cancer. Pauline Chan has more.
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From: on Fri, Sep 17 2010 1:53 AM
There is a new way to get rid of the itchy infestations of head lice that are common at school. Pauline Chan has more.
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From: on Fri, Sep 17 2010 1:51 AM
A new study finds that controlled amounts of marijuana can relieve certain kinds of pain. CTV’s medical specialist has the results of the randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial.
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From: on Fri, Sep 17 2010 1:50 AM
According to extreme preliminary findings a drug used to treat high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes could potentially prevent lung cancer. New questions are being raised about whether the drug Metformin could be repurposed into a cancer treatment.
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From: on Fri, Sep 17 2010 1:49 AM
A look at the heath stories making headlines on the week of Sept. 16, 2010.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 12:15 PM
A new study from Statistics Canada suggests that the chances of surviving cancer for those that have already been diagnosed in Canada have never been better.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 12:14 PM
The author of a new cancer study shares the results which suggest Canadians are living longer after a diagnosis of cancer.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 11:54 AM
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s former communications director has resigned from his post as Sun TV's Vice President of Development. Kory Teneycke says he made the decision because he had become a liability to the channel's launch.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 11:47 AM
Business owners in British Columbia who are benefiting from the new tax are weighing in on the looming HST referendum.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 11:41 AM
With the U.S. midterm elections less than two months away, Republicans are concerned that the recent victories from the Tea Party movement at Tuesday’s primaries is splitting party support down the middle.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 11:32 AM
The driver of a double-decker bus that was involved in a deadly crash at a bridge in New York State is telling investigators that he was too distracted by the GPS to notice a sign that warned that the bridge was too low to clear.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 11:28 AM
A group of students from an Edmonton high school and their teachers found themselves stranded for more than 14 hours in the backwoods of Vancouver Island after they were led astray.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 11:25 AM
A doctor with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health says it was always known there was a strong genetic component to autism, but now the study shows that any mutation in either the X or Y chromosome in a boy is usually more harmful than a mutation in a girl’s two X chromosomes.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 11:21 AM
NDP leader Jack Layton and Ontario NDPs Glenn Thibeault and Charlie Angus speak at a press conference in Ottawa, where they says they will vote against the bill to scrap the long gun registry. Layton says it is possible to make Canada’s gun laws work for people.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 11:18 AM
Police in Montreal discovered seven tonnes of hashish — or about seven million grams. The bricks were discovered in a trailer in the city’s west end.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 11:14 AM
CTV’s London bureau chief shares local reaction to Pope Benedict XVI acknowledging Thursday that the Catholic Church failed to act decisively or quickly enough to deal with priests who rape and molest children.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 6:41 AM
Stunning victories by the Tea Party movement gives the Democrats a chance to avoid disaster at the U.S. midterm elections.
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From: on Thu, Sep 16 2010 1:37 AM
A technology expert in Toronto says that the GPS industry is still developing and that their main goal is to have GPS units able to connect wirelessly to the internet for constant updates.
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From: on Wed, Sep 15 2010 11:35 PM
The Ottawa Senators will mark their 20th year in the modern-day NHL by hosting the 2012 NHL all-star game. The game will be played at Scotiabank Place on Jan. 29, 2012.
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