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Harm reduction workers say they will open an unsanctioned overdose prevention site in Parkdale on Monday, just weeks after the province announced it would “pause” funding for future sites across the province.

(Reuters Health) - Black and Hispanic children may be less likely than white kids to survive certain childhood cancers at least in part due to differences in socioeconomic status, a U.S. study suggests.

Some 61 million Americans are now disabled, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest numbers. Women, minorities and poor people are at greater risk.

In a piece for Healthista, Rick Hay pointed to a Norwegian study that found drinking a brew made of green coffee beans every morning can help overweight people lose 12lbs in three months.

Josiah Wideman was walking through a park in El Mirage, Arizona, on August 8 with a friend at his side and a skateboard in hand when the bolt struck. He was in a coma for days, but is now fine.

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