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Sick Kids breaks silence about controversy surrounding Motherisk hair tests

After more than a week of silence, the Hospital for Sick Children has confirmed that its Motherisk laboratory now uses the “most advanced technology available” to test hair samples for evidence of cocaine use. 1,143 more words

Toronto

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My mom bought me a shirt from the store here a few days ago and the message on the inside of the shirt was amazing! 14 more words

Cancer

Trio of ministries defend Motherisk amid mounting concerns about reliability

Ontario’s Ministry of Health has the power to trigger an investigation into concerns about the Motherisk laboratory at the Hospital for Sick Children, but it appears Minister Eric Hoskins will not take action. 1,332 more words

Canada

Cancer-free Helena Kirk will turn into crystal princess at the Santa Claus Parade

When Helena Kirk got leukemia, she watched the Santa Claus Parade as it passed by Sick Kids Hospital. When she was really sick, she’d have to watch it on TV. 524 more words

Toronto

Sick Kids says it will not review reliability hair-strand drug tests

While the Hospital for Sick Children continues to express confidence in its Motherisk program, critics at Queen’s Park say the province must move swiftly to address concern about the reliability of the laboratory’s hair-strand drug tests, which has thrown the system into “disarray.” 720 more words

Toronto

Review on Gianna Seca Designs

All about Gianna Seca Designs:

Gianna first began her company in 2013 and prior to that she sold her jewellery at home parties and felt it wasn’t her creations. 815 more words

Sick Kids quiet amid growing concerns about hair strand drug tests

The Hospital for Sick Children remains all but silent on the implications of a recent court of appeal decision that cast doubt on the scientific evidence presented by one of its prominent toxicologists, despite a growing chorus of concern from those who rely on his laboratory’s hair-strand drug tests. 758 more words

Toronto