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  • July 21: Meat labelling, caffeine power, parenting help

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    • Consumers will soon be able to see if the meat they are purchasing has been mechanically tenderized
    • Sudden death in May of a healthy high school student in Ohio has U.S. officials taking a good look at unregulated caffeine powder
    • Toyota is offering frustrated parents a helping hand in keep children quiet when they’re on a road trip
  • July 18: Paul McCartney not retiring from music, medical emergency at hospital

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    • Musician Paul McCartney is adamant his recent health crisis has not made him change his mind retiring from music
    • If you have a medical emergency, you might think that you get better treatment in a small hospital, but research suggests otherwise
    • Scientists are considering using satellite imagery to track polar bears in the Arctic
  • A Toronto police cruiser shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

    July 17: Toronto police & PTSD, dogs & longevity, women’s clothing sizes

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    • As part of a CityNews investigative series on PTSD, two Toronto police officers have committed suicide over the past four months
    • Study says if you wants to add years to your wife, so walk a dog
    • Magazine images of impossibly thin women and girls put a lot of pressure on females of all images
  • July 16: HIV cases unchanged, artificial light & conceiving chances

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    • Report finds the number of people living with HIV around the world has remained virtually unchanged in the past two years
    • Study shows late nights and artificial light can damage a woman’s chances of conceiving
  • July 15: Lower Alzheimer’s & dementia cases, sexting pressure, optimism

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    • Studies show the number of new cases of Alzheimer’s and dementia appears to be dropping
    • Young women appear to be feeling increasing pressure to sexting online
    • Survey finds 89 per cent of American adults say they are confident they can maintain a high quality of life throughout their senior years
  • July 14: Child abuse & dyslexia, sugar labelling, cerebral palsy rates

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    • Study finds a link between child abuse and dyslexia
    • Federal government says proposed changes to food labelling should make it easier to determine how much sugar is in packaged food
    • Babies born to mothers who emigrated to Ontario from other countries have lower rates of cerebral palsy
    • Research finds indulging in high-fat comfort foods after a stressful situation could add up to five kilograms a year to a woman’s body
  • July 11: Apple a day, Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome, boy struck by lightning inside home

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    • Survey finds women who ate 1-2 apples a day reported having more fun with their partners
    • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome is a condition where people who are overweight constantly under-breathe
    • Boy, 7, suffers first-degree burns after struck by lightning while standing inside his house
  • July 10: Anti-bacterial chemicals, regenerative medicine, psychiatric drugs & emergency room visits

    • Report says Canada should ban two of anti-bacterial chemicals that are found in hand soaps and plastic food containers
    • Regenerative medicine has the ability to transform healthcare, especially when it comes to organ donation
    • Study reveals that bad reactions to psychiatric drugs result in nearly 90,000 emergency room visits each year in North America
  • July 9: Teens texting while driving, anti-depressants

    • Premier Wynne says she’s really worried about young people who are texting while driving
    • Mental health experts are say the “black box warning” on antidepressants have led to more suicides
  • July 8: Hospital germs, autism gene, skin cancer survivial rates

    • Study suggests elevator buttons in hospitals have more bacteria on them than surfaces in hospital bathrooms
    • Scientists believe they have not identified a key gene related to autism
    • Experts say you should not take skin cancer lightly as survival rates are poor