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Too few blood cells is anemia, but cause can be hard to find

Dear Drs. Donohue and Roach: Recently, blood tests revealed that I have too few red blood cells. What would cause this, and what symptoms might I expect? I am 61 years old with diabetes and high blood pressure.
Actor just keeps walking with Patsy

Actor just keeps walking with Patsy

ON STAGE A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline Where: McPherson Playhouse When: Opens 8 p.m. tonight, continues to Nov.10 Tickets: Starting at $24.50. McPherson box office (250-386-6121) Once again, she's doing that Patsy Cline walk.

Critics' Picks

MOVIES What: Cloudburst When: Tonight-Sat., 7 and 9 p.m.; matinées Fri., Sat., 3 p.m.

Books come alive in project

Check out a living book this Saturday as the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and the Greater Victoria Public Library join forces to host The Human Library Project.

Luna film creators to conduct workshop

Couple to discuss scriptwriting, narration and their feature work

Go Calendar

? WELCOME TO THE CALENDAR LISTINGS. THEATRE, DANCE, live music, nightspots and other performances appear in day-by-day listings, with family activities and ongoing exhibitions under "Attractions.

Songwriter creates on the fly

PREVIEW Aidan Knight with Andy Shauf When: Tonight, 8 p.m. (doors at 7: 30) Where: Alix Goolden Performance Hall (907 Pandora Ave.) Tickets: $18 at Lyle's Place, Ditch Records and ticketweb.

Smokers miss work more often, cost U.K. billions

Smokers miss an average of two or three more days of work each year than non-smokers, with this absenteeism costing the U.K. alone 1.4 billion pounds - or $2.25 billion - last year, according to a U.K. study.


They've been dubbed "the new gods of Irish music" and the hottest acoustic Irish band on the planet. Tonight, Lúnasa plays the Upstairs Cabaret at 7 p.m. and we have a pair of tickets for this week's Go Giveaway.
Scottish Regiment's history on parade

Scottish Regiment's history on parade

A new exhibition, For Valour - The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) 100 years of Service in Peace and War, has opened in time for Remembrance Day at the Royal B.C. Museum.
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