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Victor Garber coming to London to discuss Alzheimer’s disease, research

Award-winning actor Victor Garber is come to his hometown to support a cause close to his heart.

Garber will be the keynote speaker at this year’s… 92 more words


Western U tackles how your lover can make a day better — without saying a word

Feeling sluggish and grumpy at work?

Stop for just a second. Think about your lover, and you just might notice a big difference.

That’s the promise from a team of Western University researchers who say the mere thought of your lover generates “good stress,” which in turn gives you energy and improves your mood. 140 more words


Western University becomes concussion research hub for Canada

A new partnership at Western University could touch the lives of people across the country.

Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry will be the new home for Canada’s arm of the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI Canada). 164 more words


The Co-op Process

Western’s MLIS program is notable for its co-op program. I recently applied for a co-op placement with success. The experience involved a lot of work and anxiety, but it paid off. 2,224 more words

Eric Lindros and Ron MacLean to support London’s battle against concussions

Two well-known faces in hockey, Eric Lindros and Ron MacLean, are coming to London next week to continue the fight against concussions.

They will support See The Line, a collaboration between Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and London’s hospitals and research institutes that focuses on concussions. 244 more words


Western University students tackling fresh food shortage at soup kitchen

Two Western University students are out to make sure everyone, regardless of income, has equal opportunity to eat fresh, nutritious food.

It may seem like a simple task: Cooking up well-rounded meals at London soup kitchens. 354 more words


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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