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Muscle: Designed for Action

“Use it or lose it.” Jimmy Connors

When the weather turns cold, black bears retreat to their dens. During their period of winter sleep, they occasionally rouse themselves and shiver to raise their body temperatures, but for the most part, they engage in little physical activity.

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ALS Research

Guest: Dr. Richard Bedlack, Associate Professor of Medicine/Neurology, Duke University; Director, Duke ALS Clinic
Topics: ALS therapies, alternative/off-label ALS treatment options, ALS reversals


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"keep on going like a Duracell battery"

Actress Gina Bellman whose mum has MND

Cristian and I have taken another 6 portraits which gets us very close to the final 26!

When we started the project Sarah Ezekiel (who you’ll remember from my last post) suggested we had to include actress Gina Bellman in our 26 Miles portraits. 428 more words


I know you, I know you not. (How we find experts.)

In one of my previous posts I wrote that when facing a problem the majority of organizations have a natural inclination to begin the problem-solving process with engaging experts. 570 more words


Creative Minds: Can Diseased Cells Help to Make Their Own Drugs?

Matthew Disney grew up in a large family in Baltimore in the 1980s. While his mother worked nights, Disney and his younger brother often tagged along with their father in these pre-Internet days on calls to fix the microfilm machines used to view important records at hospitals, banks, and other places of business. 527 more words


Watch Martina McBride on TBI & Reel to Real: Jason Becker


The Big Interview: Country music superstar Martina McBride talks about her family, her controversial songs and her new album. 44 more words


Dean Stock, former Halifax Mooseheads' captain, dies after battle with ALS

Condolences are pouring in following the death of Dean Stock, a West Island native and brother of former NHL player, PJ Stock.

Stock died of complications of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gherig’s disease Friday night. 425 more words