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After hitting ‘rock bottom,’ this man biked across Canada to fundraise for mental health

Six years ago, Braden Usher found himself in hospital with “overwhelming” anxiety and depression. Now, he’s just completed a solo cross-country cycling journey across Canada to raise money for youth struggling with mental health issues. The 26-year-old says fitness helped him achieve what he didn’t think he was capable of and now sees it as […]

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CDC recommends RSV shots, enabling vaccinations to begin this fall for older adults

Pfizer and GSK have a green light to distribute their RSV vaccines to older adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. That made the two vaccines the first for RSV to become publicly available in the US The shots are expected to roll out in the fall — before the next RSV

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AI Kanater brand tahini recalled due to salmonella

Health Canada has issued a recall for AI Kanater brand tahini after salmonella contamination was detected by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) According to the notice issued on Tuesday, the recalled product has been sold in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. The health agency asks Canadians to avoid consuming, using, selling, serving or distributing

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Saskatoon tech firm’s app could help millions access health care in Nigeria

The government of Africa’s most populous country has enlisted the help of a Saskatoon tech firm to deliver remote health care to millions of people. Saskatoon’s Ethnomet has partnered with the Nigerian government to develop a telehealth app that facilitates connections between patients and physicians regardless of distance. “It’s been a long time coming,” said

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