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Quitting Smoking Can Be Made Easier

By Dr. Laurie Zawertailo, Clinical Scientist and Cherry Zhao, Graduate Student at CAMH

Do you want to quit smoking? There are many reasons why people make this decision, and all of them are valid and personal. 257 more words

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McMaster holds Canada's largest ER simulation exercise

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The power of a handshake

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5-year-old celebrates birthday by giving back in memory of her father

What did you want for your 5th birthday? A party? A special toy or game? Olesia is turning 5 on July 21. When asked what she wanted for her birthday she requested to donate her long, beautiful red hair AND raise money to advance research on the terrible disease that took her father’s life. 175 more words

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Thinking Outside the Box in Anorexia Nervosa Research

By Laura Mackew, Research Assistant, Clinical Research

Anorexia Nervosa is a serious and often life threatening psychiatric condition, with a broad spectrum of impact, affecting those diagnosed as well as their family members and friends. 462 more words

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Gender Identity and Indigenous People

By Margaret Robinson, PhD. Affiliate Scientist in the Social and Epidemiological research department of the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health.

In literature about gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) health it’s increasingly common to see ‘2’ or a ‘2S’, which stands for ‘two spirit.’ The term recognizes those of us who are LGBTQ and who are also strongly connected to our Indigenous identities. 391 more words

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This is Our Community

By Jenna MacKay, MA, Qualitative Researcher, team member of Re:searching for LGBTQ Health and a Master of Social Work candidate at University of Toronto.     

Research in both Canada and the US has shown that bisexuals have poorer mental health than heterosexuals, gays and lesbians. 368 more words

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