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CBC News - Health

Video - B.C. records at least 5 influenza deaths in children in November as doctors warn of surging cases - B.C. recorded at least five influenza-related deaths in children in November, a marked increase from previous years, triggering warnings from doctors across Canada about the severity of this year's influenza season. Michelle Ghoussoub - Canada - British Columbia - | 3 hours ago - |

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TDSB providing only 'half measures' to protect at-risk 4-year-old with diabetes, mom says - Vanessa Balintec - Canada - Toronto - | December 7

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Alberta government sources children's pain medication to ease supply woes -- Janet French -- |

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B.C. martial artists fight to reduce concussion risk for combat athletes -- Jon Hernandez -- |

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China announces rollback of strict anti-COVID-19 measures that sparked historic protests -- In a sharp reversal, China has announced a series of measures rolling back some of its most draconian anti-COVID-19 restrictions, which had sparked widespread protests. -- World

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Food agency needs new leadership and culture, U.S. panel recommends -- A panel on Tuesday called for changes at the federal agency that oversees most of the U.S. food supply, saying revamped leadership, a clear mission and more urgency are needed to prevent illness outbreaks and to promote good health. -- Health

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Judge tears apart health authority's case claiming nightclub flouted COVID-19 restrictions - The first hint the Crown might have trouble winning its case against a nightclub accused of posting videos on social media of patrons flouting COVID-19 restrictions came when the judge overseeing it asked what Facebook was. Things went downhill from there. Jason Proctor - Canada - British Columbia - | December 7 - |

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Video -- Masks, flu vaccines could help reduce pressure on children's hospitals

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Doctors warn Alberta's pediatric hospitals in 'chaos' as more children face care delays -- Jennifer Lee -- Canada -- - -- Calgary

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Federal COVID-19 vaccine, benefits rollout swift but wasteful: AG -- Peter Zimonjic -- Politics -- |

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'Intense' flu season hits Canadian kids hard, landing more in hospital -- Amina Zafar -- Health -- |

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It was just a sticker book, but Sophia Megan says it sparked her to help thousands of sick children -- Canada -- |

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Judge upholds order banning B.C. naturopath from making fecal transplants for autistic kids -- Bethany Lindsay -- |

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She was told her toddler needed a doctor within 24 hours. But she couldn't find one -- Darrell Roberts -- |

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CBC Investigates -- Banned in the U.S., not approved for breastfeeding — why are so many moms taking this drug? -- Tara Carman -- Canada -- |

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Rare bacterial infection outbreak impacting vulnerable populations on Vancouver Island -- Canada -- - -- British Columbia -- |

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Video -- Parents left scrambling as staff shortages close birth units -- Kristy Nease -- Canada -- - -- Ottawa

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Toxic Towns -- This N.L. town drank their well water for decades — until one doctor's chilling discovery -- Malone Mullin -- Canada -- - -- Nfld. & Labrador

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Updated -- Veterans Affairs says it has no proof former paralympian was offered assisted death -- Murray Brewster -- Politics -- |

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Second Opinion -- Got a cold? It could protect you from other viruses — but only for a bit -- Amina Zafar -- Health -- |

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Bill on cultural safety in health coming, Quebec says, following forced sterilizations study -- Verity Stevenson -- Canada -- - -- Montreal

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These mobile crisis workers are on a mission: offer an alternative to police-led mental health calls -- Jonathan Ore -- Radio -- - -- White Coat -- - -- Black Art

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Overloaded Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario gets help from Red Cross -- Ben Andrews -- Canada -- - -- Ottawa -- December 6

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SITUATION CRITICAL -- 'Emotionally, it was very hard': Parents from rural B.C. community share challenges relocating to give birth -- Michelle Gomez -- Canada -- - -- British Columbia -- |

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First Person -- When I learned to see cancer as my friend and teacher, I started to really live again -- Maria Carmona -- Canada -- - -- Calgary -- |

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Calgary pediatric hospice discharging all respite patients, redeploying staff to children's hospital -- Tarini Fernando -- Canada -- - -- Calgary -- |

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First Person -- My wife got cancer and I couldn't fix it. Finally I learned that's not what's required -- Miguel Salinas -- Canada -- - -- Calgary -- |

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Carbon dioxide monitors 'flying off the shelves' after 2 Metro Vancouver libraries stock them -- Akshay Kulkarni -- Canada -- - -- British Columbia -- |

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