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Oct 18, 2019

New Hope for Mom with Lung Disease and a New $2 Million Gift for Firestone

St. Joe’s Firestone Institute receives $2 million to advance respiratory research At 27 years-old, Melissa Sulpher found herself short of breath just trying to get up a flight of stairs. The mother of four has since learned she is one of 30,000...

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Oct 17, 2019

5 Interesting Research Projects since Cannabis Legalization

  It has been one year since Canada legalized recreational cannabis on October 17, 2018. At the time, little was known about cannabis, since its classification as a controlled substance made conducting research difficult. In the last year,...
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Oct 8, 2019

'You're so deserving of love and you have so much to offer'

Sarah grew up with abuse and neglect. It caused her to develop an anxiety disorder as a child. After standing up against her mistreatment, she sought help from the Youth Wellness Centre (YWC). The YWC helped her find an apartment, provided her with...

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Oct 7, 2019

Understanding the full spectrum of addiction

Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research recognizes five years How do you know if someone’s love for a good meal is more than just being a passionate gourmand? Are they eating to excess? Could it be an addiction? Is that even possible? Smart...

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Sep 26, 2019

Exploring a new focus

Snapping pictures on a cell phone was the extent of Farhana Chowdhury's photography skills. But when it was suggested she sign up for a photo journalism course Farhana decided to push past her social anxiety and give it a try. "I've been trying to say...

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