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Nursing pain not well evaluated, can affect infant health: study

A new study suggests new mothers often suffer severe pain when breastfeeding, that it is not well assessed and may cause them to stop nursing their babies altogether. Breastfeeding is encouraged in Canada as it has benefits for both mother» 

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New shingles vaccine protects against excruticating pain

Most Canadians born before 1995 have had chicken pox and are at risk of developing the horribly painful disease, shingles. But a new vaccine offers an over 90 per cent chance of preventing shingles. ‘Terrible’ nerve pain can last weeks,» 

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Marijuana and pain treatment, very few negative effects

While several studies have looked at the so-called “beneficial” effects of medical marijuana treatments, a new study has looked at the other side of the issue. The national, multi-centre study wanted to see if there were negative effects resulting from»