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  • April 23: Reprimanding children, still births, opioides rejected

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    • Study finds some parents are more likely to use their hand rather than their words when reprimanding their child
    • Each year in the U.S., there are approximately 25,000 still births, and in many cases, the cause of death is not known
    • U.S. health advisors have now unanimously rejected an experimental pain killer that combine two common opioides
  • April 22 – Child abuse prevalence, cancer risk from alcohol, mobile-enabled website for women

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    • New study says one in three adult Canadians suffered some form of child abuse in their past
    • Report finds two-thirds of Ontarians are unaware of the risk and the connection between alcohol and cancer
    • Women’s College Hospital has launched a first of its kinds mobile-enabled website for women
  • April 21: Gastric bypass surgery, pomegranate juice labelling, housing-first programs

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    • Many patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery say several senses have changed
    • Just how much pomegranate is in your your pomegranate juice?
    • Upcoming report says the successful of housing-first programs in Canada could have a limited impact on homeless young people
    • U.S. government-funded study finds bio fuels made from corn are worse than gasoline when it comes to their impact on climate change
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    April 17: Air pollution deaths, couch potato gene, TV/computer pain

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    • Study by Toronto Public Health shows that air pollution results in around 1,300 premature deaths each year in the city
    • Research shows there is such a thing as genetic predisposition to laziness
    • British study finds four in 10 teens suffered neck or back pain from spending too much time in front on the TV or computer
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    April 16: End-of-life care, vaccinations for back to school, testicular cancer awareness

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    • Have you had a conversation with your family about how you want your end-of-life care to be handled?
    • Ontario students heading to school this fall will have to show they have all their required vaccinations
    • Two new public service announcements from Testicular Cancer Canada aim to raise awareness about the disease
  • April 15 – Post-partum depression, morning sickness, being married to doctor

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    • New study finds one in 10 men suffer from moderate to severe post-partum depression
    • Researchers raising questions about the safety of medication commonly prescribed to pregnancy mothers for morning sickness
    • Is being married to a doctor the best medicine for marriage?
  • Mental health

    April 14 – Mental health history, job woes, sinus problems

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    • Ontario’s information & privacy commissioner is investigating after four Ontarians were denied entry to the U.S. on due to their mental health history
    • Research suggests there are some very specific reasons that people don’t like their jobs
    • As allergy season kicks into high gear, some advice on how to copy with sinus problems
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    April 11 – Spring weather, priests sexual abuse, pre-trial credit for offenders

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    • Spring officially arrived a couple of weeks ago but the warmer weather has been slow to arrive
    • Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness from people who were sexually abused by priests
    • Supreme Court of Canada rules offenders can receive extra credit for time spent in custody before they are sentenced
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    April 9 – Foodborne illness, work stress, L-Showm weight-loss drug seized

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    • Chances of you getting sick from a food-related bug are highest when you eat you
    • Survey show a lot of people are stressed even before they get to work
    • Health Canada has seized L-Showm weight-loss drug from B.C. store because it contains phenolphthalein, an ingredient that may cause cancer
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    April 8 – Digital learning tools, unique Stradivarius violin sound, warts

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    • Experts say there is no long-term research on the impact of digital devices on the development of a very young brain
    • Research finds that even an experienced violinist can pick out the sound of a Stradivarius instrument
    • Mayo Clinic looks at where warts come from and how you get them