Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Thunder Bay Police were kept busy with a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Memorial and Central late Tuesday afternoon. Police controlled traffic until the scene was cleared. They say the driver of the bike was taken to hospital with injuries that aren't considered a threat to his life.
Thunder Bay Police are looking into two separate robberies of Mac's Marts over the weekend. It's alleged that a man pushed an employee in the Oliver Road store after he was confronted about merchandise that was hidden in his shorts. Police say a woman armed with a syringe robbed the South Waterloo Street Mac's just before 1 Monday. No one was injured and the woman made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Getting diabetes care in Northwestern Ontario is easier thanks to a pilot project in Thunder Bay and Sioux Lookout. The Regional and Meno Ya Win hospitals are now home to The Centre for Complex Diabetes Care. Director Dr. Saleem Malik says it will focus on specialized treatment. St. Joseph's Care Group is also a partner in the project.
To prevent getting Chicken Pox as an adult, the Health Unit is recommending parents get their kids 2 vaccine doses. Spokesperson Darlene Binette says Health Canada studies are showing a single dose can lead to a loss of immunity as an adult. Binette says the vaccine is available for kids under the age of 12.
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