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Babies Can't Resist These Black-and-White Toys
Newborn babies have pretty basic needs: to be fed, held, comforted, clothed, and have their diaper changed a few dozen times a day. They don't need much in the way of entertainment.
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2d ago 
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Why the conviction of 2 Hamilton paramedics in Yosif Al-Hasnawi's death may change health care | CBC News
In a legal first in Canada, two paramedics were found guilty for their part in the death of a Hamilton 19-year-old.
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Should we really worry about ticks on L.A. beaches, and what can we do to stay safe?
For years, hikers have worried about ticks and the Lyme disease they can transmit.
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5d ago 
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Ontario faces pressure to shift COVID-19 vaccine 2nd doses to hot-spot communities | CBC News
Pressure is growing on the province to develop a new hot-spot vaccination strategy that would send second doses to communities hard-hit by COVID-19 to stop the spread of the Delta variant and prevent a fourth wave.
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Michigan confirms 1st human case of hantavirus, disease spread by rodents
Michigan health officials reported the first confirmed human case of Sin Nombre hantavirus in the state, an illness spread by rodents, but not between individuals.
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The FDA Has Approved An Obesity Drug That Helped Some People Drop Weight By 15%
This image provided by Novo Nordisk shows a package of the company's semaglutide medication, named Wegovy.
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FDA approves obesity drug that helped people cut weight 15%
In company-funded studies, participants lost weight steadily for 16 months before plateauing.
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Can My Kid Still Get an Ear Infection With Tubes?
Ear infections are hard on everyone in the family. The pain can make your kid crabby , and that can in turn put everyone else on edge.
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The next frontier in specialty care: How telehealth is expanding its reach by making it more accessible, affordable, and higher quality - Portland Business Journal
Few things can impact employer health care costs like specialty care needs.
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This is what happened when a star N.Y.C. surgeon nearly died of Covid.
Early in the pandemic, as hospitals in New York began postponing operations to make way for the flood of Covid-19 cases, Dr. Tomoaki Kato continued to perform surgery.
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