‘Don’t hide behind your sickness’: N.S. woman to receive life-saving treatment for rare disease – Halifax

Mary Anne Conrad says she isn’t afraid to die. She’s just asking for a little more time. The Nova Scotia woman lives with Evans

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Government memo says Ontario Legislature will sit for rare weekend session

A memo obtained by Global News and sent to Ontario MPP’s reveals the Legislature will sit for a rare weekend session this Saturday. The

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‘It’s a legacy’: Boyd family hopes hockey player’s mural raises awareness of rare heart diseases – Halifax

The face of 16-year-old Jordan Boyd in his hockey uniform stood large in the room at Halifax Infirmary hospital. His mom and dad, Stephen

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SCAD heart attacks are rare, but target young, healthy women – National

A rare type of heart attack has been labelled “mysterious” and “devastating” — and it targets young, healthy women. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)

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Parents of 2-year-old diagnosed with rare ovarian cancer focus on raising awareness – National

For weeks, this two-year-old was fighting for her life. McKenna Shea Xydias, or “Kenni,” was diagnosed with a rare ovarian yolk sac tumour in

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Vancouver Island author unearths rare Victorian-era manuscript

A Vancouver Island author found the find of a lifetime at his local archives while doing research for an upcoming novel.  Dean Unger, based

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Young Edmonton mother with rare form of dementia passes away

A young Edmonton mother with a rare, accelerated form of dementia has died. Sabrina Lauman died in hospital on Monday afternoon, surrounded by her

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Calgary triplets with rare form of cancer give back as 2019 Kimmett Cup ambassadors

Luke, Mason and Thomas Low are triplets who have all battled the same form of vision cancer — and lost an eye to the rare disease. 

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Fumes from cooking fish blamed in U.S. boy’s death, but doctors say such allergic reactions are rare – National

Cameron Jean-Pierre, an 11-year-old boy from Brooklyn, N.Y., died on New Year’s Day, and his parents are blaming the fumes from fish cooking in

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‘They just have nowhere to go’: Alberta hockey league offers rare opportunity for female athletes

Audrey Buston once thought she’d never play competitive hockey again. Two years ago, she left the University of Calgary’s varsity team. “I was just

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