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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?
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    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
  • April 7 – Pollen allergy, low-fat milk combats arthritis risk, benefits of beans & lentils

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    • Thursday could be the warmest day of the year so far, and that could be bad news if you suffer from pollen allergies
    • Researchers say drinking a glass of low-fat milk a day can dramatically reduce the risk of osteoarthritis in women who have knee problems
    • Study finds eating a serving of beans, peas, chick peas and lentils can reduce bad cholesterol
    • Driver of commuter train that derailed in NYC in 2013 has an undiagnosed sleep disorder
  • In this July 26, 2010 photo, various Kellogg brand cereals are on display in Miami. Fallout from a massive cereal recall dragged down Kellogg Co's second-quarter net income, which fell 15 percent. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    April 4 – Breast feeding homicide, electronic cigarette poisoning

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    • South Carolina judge finds woman guilty of homicide by breast feeding via an overdose of morphine
    • U.S. says it is getting closer to cracking down on electronic cigarettes, as the number of poison control centre calls from people ingesting liquid nicotine is increasing
    • Study finds that adult cereals are placed on higher shelves, while children’s ones are placed on lower shelves
  • April 3 – Healthy brain, victim’s bill of rights

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    • New study suggests having a healthy heart when young will help ensure a healthy brain later in life
    • Prime Minister Stephen Harper has unveiled a victim’s bill of rights
  • World Autism Awareness Day

    April 2 – Autism awareness, salt consumption, Crohn’s and Colitis research

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    • Two Canadian men are going to be flying around the world in 80 days to bring attention to autism
    • Study says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s guidelines for salt consumption might be too low
    • Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto receives $6 million donation for Crohn’s and Colitis research
    • England dealing with high air pollution and dust coming in from the Sahara