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Just four people show up for Sophie's royal visit at Vancouver General Hospital

Just four people showed up at Vancouver General Hospital Sunday for a Royal Visit from Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

Not being an Anglophile myself, I had to consult with Google to find out exactly which prince the regal blond is married to. 186 more words


Rob Schneider headlines Vancouver comedy fundraiser for sick friend

Whether laughter is actually the best medicine is debatable, but some funny friends and family are helping Vancouver Island filmmaker Boon Collins as he recovers from a liver transplant. 415 more words


10 Astounding Medical Achievements

Over the last 150 years, the field of medicine has accomplished many astonishing things. Some of these medical achievements are well-known and celebrated—antibiotics, vaccines, and organ transplants, for example. 1,755 more words

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911 STROKE CARE: Lancet study confirms need for speed in treatment; a patient speaks out


A study published today in the Lancet sends a pretty clear message to health providers and patients about the need for blazing speed when treating stroke. 2,209 more words

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Sexually transmitted cancers, vaccines to prevent them and a robot named Jack


Religious conservatives were once the culprits undermining public health efforts to get teens vaccinated against the sexually transmitted Human Papilloma Virus.

Now it’s doctors standing in the way of better vaccine coverage, a… 1,315 more words

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The Worst-Case Scenario of Over-Training

When I get sick, I act like the girl in the Advil commercial. “Think this cold will stop me? You don`t know me. You don`t know Advil.” … 699 more words