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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Managing peanut allergies with 'immunotherapy' rather than avoidance

BEYOND LOCAL: Managing peanut allergies with 'immunotherapy' rather than avoidance

A study shows that oral immunotherapy is safe for preschool-aged children with peanut allergy when offered as routine treatment in a hospital or clinic
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Managing the flu in the age of anti-vax rhetoric

BEYOND LOCAL: Managing the flu in the age of anti-vax rhetoric

There is no cure for polio, and the vaccine remains the most effective way to combat the disease.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Collingwood hospital opens Canada's first self-sanitizing patient rooms <b>(5 photos)</b>

BEYOND LOCAL: Collingwood hospital opens Canada's first self-sanitizing patient rooms (5 photos)

UV light, ozonated water, copper-infused surfaces, and titanium dioxide have all come together to make Canada's first self-sanitizing patient room and bathroom at Collingwood General and Marine Hospital
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Is pesticide research too dependent on industry funding?

BEYOND LOCAL: Is pesticide research too dependent on industry funding?

Most of the studies that examine the effects of pesticides are funded by the chemical’s producer
<b>CANADA:</b> Millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them, poll says

CANADA: Millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them, poll says

However, millenials were also the most confident in their ability to distinguish between fake and real news
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Nickel Belt MPP introduces bill to ban reprisals against health-care workers who report violence

ONTARIO: Nickel Belt MPP introduces bill to ban reprisals against health-care workers who report violence

'Violence should never be part of the job,' says Nickel Belt MPP
Powder forces evac of North Bay post office, hazmat team called in

Powder forces evac of North Bay post office, hazmat team called in

First floor of the Ferguson Street building cleared
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Researchers call Ford's depiction of math education 'disturbingly poor'

ONTARIO: Researchers call Ford's depiction of math education 'disturbingly poor'

Researchers do acknowledge that there is room for improvement in how Ontario teaches math
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Canada needs to do better by women in politics

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada needs to do better by women in politics

Violence against women is one of many barriers for women in politics, business
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> The dangers of synchronizing food production

BEYOND LOCAL: The dangers of synchronizing food production

Global synchronization of food production negatively impacts food security, says research associate