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Common medications sway moral judgment
How many times would you give your neighbor an electric shock to earn a few extra bucks? Your answer could be more malleable than you think. A new study finds that two common drugs—an antidepressant and a treatment for Parkinson’s disease—can influence mo
U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare tax subsidies
In a major win for President Barack Obama, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a lower-court decision that allows the federal government to issue health care subsidies to states. "This was a good day for America," Obama said in the wake of the ruling.
Debt stress affects health, fuels depression
Canadians coping with the financial stress of heavy debt are increasingly talking about suicide as they struggle with sleepless nights and high blood pressure, a psychologist says.
Edmonton-developed transplant for diabetics hits landmark
Jason Surgenor was folding laundry when his blood sugar dropped suddenly. He fell, breaking a collarbone. The sugar drop came as a surprise. “Without feeling my lows, it’s scary,” said Surgenor, who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 26. Surgenor, now 47,
Steve Montador's family plans to sue NHL: reports
The family of the late former NHL player Steve Montador plans to sue the league, according to multiple reports Tuesday, after the discovery that he suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain condition that has been linked to conc
Rubella Eliminated From The Americas, Thanks To MMR Vaccine
First we wiped out smallpox in North and South America. Then we rid the Americas of polio. Now, for the third time, the Americas are the first region in the world to eliminate yet another disease through vaccines: rubella. After 15 years of a widespread v
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