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  • Visits allowed again at Stella-Maris-de-Kent Hospital

    Jason Chevrier 0


    The public can now visit patients once again at the Stella-Maris-de-Kent Hospital in Saint-Anne-de-Kent.

    Management at the hospital says visits have been reinstated in the Medical Unit.

  • NDP Health Critic pushes for abortion service assurances in New Brunswick

    Andrew Cromwell 0

    SAINT JOHN, N.B. – The federal health minister needs to work with New Brunswick to ensure women in the region have safe access to abortion services now that the Morgentaler Clinic is closing, according to NDP Health Critic Libby Davies.

  • Final abortions today at Morgentaler clinic in Fredericton

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    FREDERICTON, N.B.- The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton will perform its final abortions today.

  • Hospital bug results in visitor restrictions

    Jason Chevrier 0


    The medical unit at the Stella-Maris-de-Kent Hospital in Sainte-Anne-de-Kent has been temporarily shut down due to an outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness.

    It’s the second Vitalite Health Network hospital in recent weeks to be stricken with an outbreak.

  • Province to improve hospital care for diabetic patients

    Jason Chevrier 0


    The provincial government has announced a $250,000 investment over the next two years to improve hospital care for people living with diabetes.

    The money will be used to better control the blood sugars of diabetes patients admitted to New Brunswick’s 23 hospitals.

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    Study to look at mobile technology’s effect on quitting smoking

    Jason Chevrier 0


    It’s hoped a new research project looking at mobile technology in Bouctouche will eventually lead to health improvements for New Brunswickers.

    The project, known as Connected Voices, is studying a smoking cessation program that uses smartphones and tablets.

  • Visitor restrictions lifted at Georges-Dumont Hospital

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    Restrictions were put into place on June 26th, to prevent the spread of a norovirus.

  • New CT scan machine for Moncton Hospital

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    Horizon Health Network CEO John McGarry says this new machine will help the Moncton Hospital deliver the most up-to-date health care available.

  • Geriatrics unit at Georges-Dumont Hospital closed to visitors

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    Officials closed the unit due to an outbreak of gastroenteritis symptoms.

  • Boil water order for Riverside-Albert

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    An advisory was issued to residents yesterday afternoon.

  • NB Liquor records ‘positive’ first quarter

    Jason Chevrier 0


    Higher sales of wine and cider have led to a better start to NB Liquor’s fiscal year compared to last year.

    The provincial Crown corporation says sales are up 1.3% from the same time in 2013 with net earnings down slightly due to investments in a new IT system.

  • Gas prices steady in New Brunswick after weekly setting

    Alison Clements 0

    SAINT JOHN, N.B. – If you forgot to fill up at the gas pump last night, it’s not a big deal.

  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv after reassessing danger from Hamas rockets

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    WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets. The decision was effective at 11:45 p.m. EDT Wednesday. “Before making this decision, the FAA worked with its U.S.

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  • Israeli soldiers carry wounded soldier to a helicopter near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

    Gaza fighting rages as US, others push for cease-fire

    Ibrahim Barzak And Peter Enav, The Associated Press 0


    GAZA, Palestine – Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire. The 16-day conflict has claimed the lives of 718 Palestinians, most of them civilians, Palestinian health officials say. Israel

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  • Official Algerian news agency says Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

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    ALGIERS, Algeria – An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, the official Algerian news agency said Thursday. Air navigation services lost track of the plane 50 minutes after takeoff early Thursday, last sited at 0155 GMT, the agency said. “In keeping

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  • NewsAlert: Algeria news agency says passenger plane disappears from radar

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    ALGIERS, Algeria – The Algeria news agency is reporting that a passenger plane has disappeared from radar. The plane was on a flight from Burkina Faso. More to come …

  • Court: Poland violated human rights in allowing CIA to abuse terror suspects at ‘black sites’

    The Associated Press and Vanessa Gera, The Associated Press 0


    PARIS – Europe’s top human rights court has ruled that Poland violated the European Convention on Human Rights by allowing the CIA to imprison two alleged terrorists on Polish soil. The ruling says that Poland failed to stop the “torture and inhuman or degrading treatment” of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah, who were transported

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  • Popular Klondike Gold Rush tourist train suspends operations after derailment injures 9 people

    Mark Thiessen, The Associated Press 0


    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people. The derailment occurred during the Wednesday afternoon run of the White Pass & Yukon Route tourist train, which

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  • Norway has information about terror threat from people with ties with Syria’s foreign fighters

    The Associated Press and Jan M. Olsen, The Associated Press 0


    COPENHAGEN – Norway’s intelligence service says it has received information about an imminent “concrete threat” against Norway from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria. Benedicte Bjoernland, the head of Norwegian security service PST, said Thursday the agency had received “reliable information” from a foreign partner about some kind of attack “within days.” “It

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  • Shoppers take a photo next to prayer notes for passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The crash of the Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine a week ago killed all 298 people. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    2 more planes carrying victims of Malaysian crash to fly from Ukraine to Netherlands

    Dmytro Vlasov, The Associated Press 0


    KHARKIV, Ukraine – Dozens of containers holding remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash were loaded aboard two military transports to go to the Netherlands Thursday on the second day of the airlift, while Australia’s government dispatched 50 police officers to London to prepare to join a proposed U.N. team to secure the crash

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