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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

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


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

The White Towel

No lying still in Upright Open MRI machine at Vancouver hospital

The Canadian Press recently reported that Vancouver General Hospital now has an MPI , which allows people to sit, stand and squat so researchers can see their joints in action to possibly prevent hip osteoarthritis decades later. 599 more words

Myles Haverluck

Vancouver Canucks fans rally for Gino Odjick outside Vancouver hospital

A warning had gone out to those at a rally for former Canucks player Gino Odjick not to shout too loud outside Vancouver General Hospital. 602 more words


Gino Odjick, ex-Canucks enforcer, surprises fans at rally in his honour

Gino Odjick surprised and delighted hundreds of fans by making an appearance at the rally held in his honour outside Vancouver General Hospital Sunday.

The Former Vancouver Canucks enforcer Gino Odjick has a rare terminal illness affecting his heart, and doctors say he may have as little as a few weeks to live. 441 more words