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Judge rules U.S. doctor not impartial enough to testify in case of Ontario woman on life support

BRAMPTON, Ont. – An American doctor who says he doesn’t believe in brain death will not be allowed to serve as an expert witness in the case of a woman whose family is fighting to keep her on life support after a Toronto-area judge found he could not be impartial. 591 more words

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14-year-old girl dies from apparent drug overdose in Surrey

Surrey RCMP say a 14-year-old girl died from a possible drug overdose on Oct. 6.

Cpl. Scotty Schumann says RCMP responded to a call about a teenager in distress at an apartment building in the Surrey Central area before 9 a.m. 153 more words

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Windsor-Essex outlines community opioid strategy

After a year in the planning, local agencies concerned about the burgeoning local opioid drug crisis revealed their plan to tackle the problem at a meeting Tuesday night. 386 more words

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Montgomery County Man Held Without Bail After Allegedly Selling Deadly Dose Of Fentanyl

SKIPPACK, Pa. (CBS) — A Montgomery County man is being held without bail on charges he allegedly sold a deadly dose of fentanyl to a 20-year-old from Perkiomen Township. 231 more words

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Dillsburg men charged for leaving man in Yellow Breeches to die

MONROE TWP., Cumberland County, PA. — Last December 17th, the body of Caleb Michael Harley was found in a Cumberland County creek bed, partially clothed and without  identification.  318 more words

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Programs in place to help B.C.'s first responders manage PTSD in wake of opioid crisis

With a 17-year career as a paramedic working in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Allen Pruden has experienced more than his fair share of trauma.

After trying to keep it together on his own for most of that time, he eventually found the stress too much to bear. 445 more words

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Why?

A powerful poem looking through the eyes of a little girl whose mother is addicted to drugs. 202 more words

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