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Morning-after pill to warn of weight limit
A French contraceptive maker says it will begin warning women that its morning-after pill is ineffective when taken by women who weigh more than 80 kilograms or 176 pounds.
Canucks lose another one
Anze Kopitar scored the winner 48 seconds into overtime Monday as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-2.
Only Half of Drugs Removed by Sewage Treatment
Only about half of the prescription drugs and other newly emerging contaminants in sewage are removed by treatment plants says a new report. That’s the finding of a new report by the International Joint Commission, a consortium of officials from the Unit
Ontario can limit pharmacy-brand drugs, Supreme Court rules
The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by Shoppers Drug Mart and the Katz Group, owner of Rexall and Pharma Plus pharmacies, which had argued that the province of Ontario couldn't stop them from selling their own cheaper versions of popular gene
The gangs of Winnipeg
the gang problem in Winnipeg is not getting better, it's getting worse. And if this is the justice minister's idea of creating a "hostile environment" for gang recruitment and growth, I'd hate to see what his gang-promotion program would be.
Volcanic Blast Forms New Island Near Japan
A volcanic eruption is creating a tiny new island off the coast of Japan. The Japanese Coast Guard snapped images and video of the eruption taking place, showing the new island being formed. Footage showed heavy smoke, ash and rocks
Vancouver to ban doorknobs
Doorknobs are being phased out in Vancouver. The new building bylaw, to come into effect in March 2014, bans doorknobs in new homes, favouring the more accessible door handle instead.
Cheap U.S. tires on Canadians' holiday shopping lists
Canadian cross-border shoppers aren't just looking for great deals this holiday season. Many are also looking for tires, because they can be had in the U.S. for up to half the price, and November and December are the most popular months for purchasing the
Sun News kills Ford Nation TV show after one episode
Ford Nation, a new show hosted by Rob and Doug Ford that was announced only last Thursday and debuted Monday night, was too expensive, difficult to produce, says Kory Teneycke, the vice-president of Sun News.
Violent and Frequent Attacks in Seattle for Smartphones
SEATTLE -- Most of us do it -- walk around staring at our phones oblivious to what's going on around us. That is leaving us wide open to criminals. We've had multiple violent attacks over smart phones in just one week. Three cases in one week
Severe thunderstorms, tornadoes sweep through U.S. Midwest |
Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to delay
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