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    Oct 11

    Why a Sudbury doctor is encouraging talking cannabis with your healthcare provider At a time when cannabis has a reputation for relieving pain, anxiety and many other medical conditions, it could be tempting to purchase it through a store and start medicating. But a Sudbury doctor says if you're turning to cannabis for medical use, it's best to first have a... CBC News
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    Sep 18

    'You must be very careful': Common questions about CBD health claims for pain and other conditions answered Cannabidiol, or CBD oil, is promoted for a wide range of medical conditions. Recently, a review for doctors weighed the science behind the claims. The Clinicians' Guide to Cannabidiol and Hemp Oils was published earlier this month in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. CBC News
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    Aug 15

    Bring in pharmacare now, health experts ask federal leaders More than 1,200 Canadian health care and public policy experts have signed an open letter to all federal party leaders calling on each of them to commit to implementing a national pharmacare system in Canada. They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced... CBC News
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    Jan 02

    Parents with disabilities face expensive options Halifax children's hospital works with volunteers at non-profit organization to help parents adapt. CBC News
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    Dec 11

    Lack of accessible apartments forces Summerside man to live in motel There are rougly 300 accessible apartmenst on PEI, however there is no central database listing units.  CBC News
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    Dec 11

    Meniscus removal in knee surgery can cause major cell death after just hours of exercise: study Researchers at the University of Calgary have put a formerly common knee surgery practice under the microscope to find how it can cause osteoarthritis. CBC News
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    Nov 28

    Why many Canadians face long waits or big bills to have painful medical devices removed In the past ten years, as many as 7,800 Canadians have gone through a removal or revision surgery involving an implanted medical device — and those numbers don't include Canadians who travelled south of the border for surgery. CBC News
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    Nov 20

    Canadians giving up necessities, going into debt to pay for prescriptions, study finds A new study finds 731,000 Canadians across the country borrowed money to pay for medication. CBC News
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    Aug 17

    Myriad of health claims suggest cannabis is a panacea for what ails us. But is it? Arthritis, both rheumatoid and osteo, is one disease where cannabis is creating a lot of buzz, in large part because a growing number of patients swear by it for easing stiff, swollen and painful joints. CBC News
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