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Newborns seized from women in rehab: study

WINNIPEG—A study assessing a Manitoba alcohol rehabilitation program indicates participants are more likely to have their babies taken from them at birth than those who aren’t seeking help.

The study by researchers at the University of Manitoba also suggests that being in the three-year program helped women regain their children in the long run.

Ontario expands IVF coverage

TORONTO—Ontario will spend $50 million a year to expanding coverage of in-vitro fertilization to help about 4,000 would-be parents grow their families.

Health minister Eric Hoskins says anyone with fertility problems, “including non-medical factors” such as same-sex couples and single people, will be able to access one round of IVF.

Canadian Centre for Child Protection starts new campaign for cyberbullied teens

WINNIPEG The Winnipeg-based Canadian Centre for Child Protection has launched a new campaign to help teens who have been seriously impacted by the spread of sexual pictures.

In a news release, the centre says the social fallout from this kind of cyberbullying can leave youth feeling alienated and alone.