Nager Syndrome: Gene identified in rare malady that deforms kids

CALGARY — Eight-year-old Hannah Richardson enjoys softball and soccer, and learning about science at school “because we do explosions and it’s cool.” On Tuesday, the Grade 3 student, who has a mild form of Nager Syndrome, had another question on her mind. “When I have kids when I grow up, will my kids have Nager Syndrome?” she asked her longtime

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Saskatchewan Roughriders still undecided about No. 1 draft pick

REGINA — Saskatchewan Roughriders general manager Brendan Taman said Tuesday he expects the team will hold on to the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s CFL draft. As to who the team will take with that selection … “We’ve got it down to … a couple,â€� a chuckling Taman said during a media get-together at Mosaic Stadium. University of Saskatchewan offensive

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John Legend replacing Lionel Richie on Duets

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – John Legend has signed on for ABC’s upcoming music series Duets, joining a cast that already includes Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke. The series, which premieres May 24, will follow the foursome as they journey across America searching for the ultimate singing partner, with the winner of the competition receiving a recording contract with

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Behind scenes, Health Canada experts clashed with minister’s views on food labels

OTTAWA — Health Canada’s top nutrition experts are at odds over their minister’s laissez-faire approach to company-sponsored nutrition labels on the front of food packages, internal records suggest. The schism, chronicled in documents released to Postmedia News under access to information, comes as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers options to develop a front-of-packaging (FOP) labelling system. It would

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