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Bat Population

Posted by Angela Chang

Thumbnail image for sm-220-bat-white-nose-syndrome-02476308.jpgThree species of bat have been put on the Species at Risk lists in both New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The population here is down to 79 from 7000 just a few years ago. Karen Vanderwolf of New Brunswick Museum explains.

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Drugs and Grapefruit

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

grapefruit.jpgA study just published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal warns that grapefruit can be deadly if combined with the wrong prescription drug. House doctor Brian Goldman has the details.

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Doctors Should Wash Hands

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

Every year, more than 250,000 Canadians contract preventable infections in hospital. That number could be reduced if only health care professionals washed their hands. House doctor Brian Goldman says patients should demand it.

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