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Braid: Fearful female police held secret meetings with city councillor

Four female police officers were sitting in Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart’s Bayview home one day last spring, when a neighbour suddenly came through the screen door. 732 more words

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Miracle baby born twice months apart after surgeons take her from womb once to remove giant tumour

In a few years, when people ask LynLee Boemer, “what’s your birthday?” she can reply: “Do you mean the first one?”

The little Texas girl was removed from her mother’s womb to have a massive tumour on her tailbone removed in March. 441 more words


Coroner to investigate death of Jehovah’s Witness following childbirth

The Quebec coroner’s office is investigating the death of a 27-year-old woman who died following a difficult childbirth last week.

Éloïse Dupuis, a Jehovah’s Witness, died in a hospital in Lévis on Oct. 363 more words


Your heart started beating before anyone knew

A human heart will beat some three billion times over an average lifespan, and now British scientists say its very first beat comes much earlier than anyone realized. 347 more words

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New Edmonton program aims to give vulnerable pregnant women access to services

Ten years ago, Marissa Nakoochee was pregnant and alone, without a stable home, reliable income or support system.

“Being indigenous, living in poverty, I had left high school, so I didn’t have a lot of structure,” she said. 521 more words

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After Weyburn woman beat cancer, Run for the Cure will be a stroll in the park

Weyburn’s Jeanette McNalty doesn’t exactly shout from the rooftops about how much she has overcome.

The occupational therapist with the South East Cornerstone Public School Division and figure skating coach at Weyburn Skating Club is a recent cancer survivor and new mother, yet the 31-year-old describes how she has juggled all of the above in very matter-of-fact terms. 545 more words

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Reports of a Spike in Maternal Deaths Spurs Questions in China

An anxious, skeptical debate has broken out over an official’s announcement that the rate surged by nearly one-third in the first half of 2016.

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