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Addiction treatment centres to close amid criminal charges against owner, unpaid wage claims


A chain of private addiction treatment centres in Ontario and Alberta is closing under the shadow of hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid wage claims, and criminal charges against the company’s owner.

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OSLO (Reuters) - Worldwide populations of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles have plunged by almost 60 percent since 1970 as human activities overwhelm the environment, the WWF conservation
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre said the research could one day be used to help women who were most at risk of severe labour pain.
People who experience hearing loss can feel isolated and alone. It is important that the hearing public understand how to interact with deaf people and those who are hard of hearing. It is not diffic
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University of Helsinki researchers tracked more than one million men from adolescence until their 60s and found high blood pressure at 18 was linked to mental illness years later.
Persistent bullying when young is also linked to relationships breaking down and low employment, researchers from the London School of Economics and King's College London found.
It was Dr. Emily Whitgob’s first year in a supervising role at Stanford Hospital when she first encountered discrimination from a patient. The father of a pediatric patient took one look at her
Researchers at the American Chemical Society have spent months examining the nutritional benefits of insects. They found grasshoppers and crickets are a far better source of iron than beef.
Just like everyone else out there, I'm always looking for ways to optimize. Optimize my work, my pleasure, my health. There's a ton of advice out there about how to be more productive at work, how a n
Thirty members of FORBES list of China's 400 Richest made their fortunes in the healthcare business -- all but one of them in pharmaceuticals.
When I was growing up, I just gave in to the idea that I was a "worrier." I thought it was normal to worry about anything and everything, and occasionally to worry about nothing. When the feelings of
The University of Cambridge created a lithium-sulfur battery with structures (pictured) like the finger-like projections that line the intestines in order to hinder battery degradation.
After a year of clinical trials - which are ongoing - researchers at the National Institutes of Health say the results are astonishingly positive, particularly in children under 12 years old.
Privately held drugmaker Kaleo Inc announced on Wednesday plans for a U.S. relaunch of its Auvi-Q injector in early 2017. It comes amid outrage over a 600 per cent price hike for Mylan's EpiPens.
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(Reuters Health) - Elderly people forced out of their homes and separated from their neighbors after a natural disaster may be more prone to dementia than survivors who are able to remain in their hom
(Reuters Health) - Children exposed to a common type of antidepressant in the womb may be at an increased risk of complications soon after birth and years later, according to two new studies.
(Reuters Health) - People who live through a bout with cancer are more likely to use medication for anxiety and depression than those without a history of malignancies, a U.S. study suggests.
HealthDay News Direct stimulation of the nervous system produced realistic sensations of touch in two arm amputees, researchers report.
Kathleen Doheny, HealthDay News Women who obtain good pain relief during labor may have to worry less about postpartum depression later, new research suggests.
Gaetan Dugas, a French-Canadian gay man, was posthumously labelled 'Patient Zero' by an unsympathetic media and accused of being responsible for the spread of HIV across the US.
Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Researchers say obesity can be treated by using a natural compound in mulberries that activates brown fat.
Ryan MaassCHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A study led by researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina identified genetic alterations that may be responsible for the development of auti
Since my 2008 diagnosis, I have experienced a list of grievances so long, I could complain about them every minute of every day, month after month and so on. My hands ache and my feet feel like you
More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg donor.
Scott Bailey’s funding advice for healthcare startups isn’t about funding at all. The managing director of MassChallenge, a nonprofit accelerator that takes no equity, thinks that corporate partnershi
Many pets enjoy licking lotions and other types of topical products off their human's skin. In fact, one of my dogs tends to wait by the bathroom door, hoping he'll get a chance to sample whatever I'v
"Where do you work?" "What do you do for a living?" In America, these are among the first questions a new acquaintance will ask us. This simple inquiry reflects the cultural emphasis placed on work an
Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News A young man's future risk of mental disorders could be tied to higher-than-average heart rate or blood pressure in his late teens, a European study suggests.
In young men, heart rates above 82 beats a minute were tied to increased risk of obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorder and schizophrenia.
Ryan MaassNEWCASTLE, England, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Brain tissue loses firmness and elasticity as it ages in a similar way skin does, an international research team found in a recent study.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government released $28 million in federal grants to 13 coal-producing states on Wednesday to help them cope with the decline of the coal industry, driven by the move t
BOGOTA (Reuters) - A mudslide killed at least seven people and buried more than 10 others along a mountainous stretch of Colombia's main highway between Bogota and Medellin, authorities said on Wednes

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