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Ontario officials struggle to explain Ford government's healthcare reforms

Premier Doug Ford's avowed shake-up of Ontario's health care system will involve merging 20 provincial agencies and creating up to 50 local health teams to co-ordinate patient care - major moves that will be felt in London, a medical capital in Southwestern Ontario.

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Microsoft employees revolt over army contracts

First unveiled alongside the news that Windows 10 would be a free update for its first year , the HoloLens platform was created to revolutionise work and play. The device has a wider field of view, new depth sensor and eye tracking sensors that all allow you to see and do more. While that's a big drop from the $5,000 launch price of the original HoloLens , it also means that Microsoft is still not targeting the regular consumer for the HoloLens 2 .

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Momo challenge 'hacking Peppa Pig, Fortnite and YouTube Kids'

In order to distract him, she put on a cartoon on YouTube Kids , only to see roughly five minutes into the video a man walking into the picture, holding out his arm, and giving advice as to how to slit your wrist. "I don't think you can just take them down", she said about the videos. Free Hess warns that these aren't isolated incidents. "But no system is ideal and inappropriate videos can slip through, so we're constantly working to improve our safeguards and offer more features to ...

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'Zombie Deer Disease' Reported in 24 US States

Mark Zabel, associate director at Colorado State University's Prion Research Center, said prions involved in the "zombie disease", which scientists have only known about for 50 years, are probably still evolving. There is no known case of CWD in a human. The CDC said the most likely way CWD will spread to humans is through consumption of infected deer meat.

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Trump Signs New Rule to Partially Defund Planned Parenthood

The rule, released on Friday by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will be challenged in court by abortion rights advocates. The administration plan also would prohibit federally funded family planning clinics from being housed in the same location as abortion providers.

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B.C. government considers requiring students to register measles immunizations

Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday in an interview with CNN . And he added: If "certain states continue down the path that they're on, I think they're going to force the hand of the federal health agencies". Bill Zedler, a Republican Texas state representative, disagrees. In Ontario, children who attend primary or secondary school must be immunized against several diseases, including measles, unless they have an exemption for medical reasons or due to conscience or religious belief.