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The recent influx of comments, videos, nominations, donations surrounding the #ALSicebucketchallenge really got me thinking. This will not be another article on whether I think the challenge is awesome or horrible as frankly I think there have been enough of those circulating the world wide web. 339 more words


Two sides to the e-cigarette debate

SASKATOON – An electronic cigarette seller in Saskatoon says he supports some regulation of the industry. Mitch Tarala runs Vapor Jedi, which has grown rapidly, along with the popularity of e-cigarettes. 451 more words


Appeal of city's medical marijuana buffer rules withdrawn

A challenge of the city’s medical marijuana factory rules, focused on how close production can get to homes and other buildings, has been withdrawn.

An Ontario Municipal Board hearing was scheduled to start Thursday.  138 more words

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US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping West Africa would get worse. 693 more words


Much work in prescription drug crisis achieved with limited funding

Re: Prescription opioids a national crisis, guest column, by Dr. David Juurlink, Aug. 21.

I agree with Dr. David Juurlink’s assertion that the harms associated with prescription drugs have reached crisis proportions in Canada. 248 more words


SolarWorld Copper Grounding Lug Recall [US & Canada]

US/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: SolarWorld recalls approximately 1.5 million Copper Grounding Lugs due to electrocution, electric shock or fire hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/AN1m3; HCSC: http://ht.ly/AN1sL

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H-P Computer AC Power Cord Recall [US & Canada]

US/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Hewlett-Packard recalls approximately 6,023,700 Notebook Computer AC Power Cords due to fire and burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/AMg67; HCSC: http://ht.ly/AMh73

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