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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

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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

BY PAMELA FAYERMAN

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

Medicine Matters

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

BY PAMELA FAYERMAN

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

Medicine Matters

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

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Gino Odjick makes surprise appearance at the ceremony that re-named his boyhood arena in his honour (with video)

When we last saw Gino Odjick, he was frail and using a wheelchair to move about.

But on the weekend, the Algonquin Enforcer showed he’s still got some energy in him. 319 more words

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