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June 15, 2018 2:49 PM Doctors not worried about aluminum foil

Experts weight on after online story suggests aluminum is 'neurotoxic' and can lead to mental decline Doctors are not warning about the deadly consequences of using aluminum foil, contrary to a story being shared on social media. Such online claims are not new. In one that surfaced this week on a diet and recipe site, the story suggests that aluminum 2

June 13, 2018 2:00 AM Police investigating after flock of geese found decapitated and mutilated in north Toronto

Toronto police have launched an animal cruelty investigation after the carcasses of 14 mutilated geese were found in an industrial area in the north end of Toronto Monday morning. According to police, the birds were found at 6:20 a.m. Monday at Clayson Rd. just north of Bartor Rd. and Highway 400. Some birds had torn wings and legs. Some had their necks 7

June 12, 2018 6:31 PM Aurora Cannabis agrees to buy Anandia Laboratories in all-stock deal

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. has signed an agreement to buy Anandia Laboratories Inc. in an all-stock deal valued at $115 million. Anandia provides research and development services as well as analytical testing for clients licensed under Canada’s medical cannabis rules. Aurora CEO Terry Booth says the deal expands his company’s capabilities and will help accelerate 11

June 12, 2018 12:58 AM Donald Trump says top economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack

U.S. President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, was “doing well” on Monday night after suffering a heart attack, a White House spokeswoman said. “Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack,” Trump said in a tweet from Singapore shortly before his summit with Kim Jong Un. “He is now in Walter 7

June 8, 2018 3:43 PM Toronto stock index down as shares of cannabis producers decline

Canada’s main stock index is down moderately, with shares of two cannabis producers among the biggest losers. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was down 38.56 points to 16,154.22, after 90 minutes of trading. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 5.69 points to 25,235.72. The S&P 500 index was down 2.32 points to 2,768.05 and the Nasdaq 7

June 7, 2018 6:30 PM Vaughan nurse ran unlicensed cosmetic clinic linked to woman's death, police say

Investigators say the woman was injecting patients with non-medical, unregulated substances A Vaughan nurse has been charged with running an illegal, non-surgical cosmetic clinic that resulted in the death of a patient. York Regional Police say Anna Yakubovsky-Rositsan operated the independent office at her home in Vaughan. Yakubovsky-Rositsan, 40, is now facing 6

June 7, 2018 4:13 PM Medical examiner rules Kate Spade's death a suicide by hanging

Spade's husband and business partner said she suffered from depression and anxiety New York City's chief medical examiner has ruled fashion designer Kate Spade's death a suicide by hanging. The determination was released Thursday, two days after the 55-year-old Spade was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment. A housekeeper discovered her body in her bedroom 22

June 6, 2018 3:04 PM Kate Spade suffered years of mental illness, suicide ‘not unexpected,’ sister says

Grieving deeply, Kate Spade’s older sister told The Kansas City Star on Tuesday that her famous designer sister suffered debilitating mental illness for the last three or four years and was self-medicating with alcohol. Spade’s apparent suicide on Tuesday, at age 55 inside the bedroom of her New York Park Avenue apartment, “was not unexpected by me,” Reta Saffo 9

June 2, 2018 1:00 PM New questions about old Canadian study foreshadowing opioid crisis

U.S. documents reveal Purdue officials discussed street value of opioids: New York Times This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. More than 20 years ago, a team of Vancouver doctors discovered disturbing signs of a future opioid 12

June 1, 2018 3:52 PM Family doctor, professor, Trudeau's new appointee to the Senate

Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia fled apartheid in Zimbabwe to settle in rural Newfoundland and Labrador Community leader, family doctor and university professor Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia has been appointed independent Senator to fill a vacancy in Newfoundland and Labrador. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the appointment today after a recommendation from the independent 61