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SickKids-Caribbean Initiative Raises Funds for Caribbean Children

In partnership with Barbados, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and The Bahamas, the University of the West Indies, and several philanthropic organizations, SickKids Foundation—presided by Ted Garrard—surpassed its CDN$8 million fundraising goal for the SickKids-Caribbean Initiative, to significantly improve care for childhood cancer and blood disorders. 359 more words


Running with the @jlr_toronto for a special kind of Personal Best

When I think about a personal best for my runs it usually revolves around a new shorter time for a distance, a new total distance, or a better pace.   895 more words


Baked Jeans

Baked jeans and a bunch of things, that’s what this post is made of.

Back in the olden days when the weather was warmer in March and April we would often take a drive to our family cottage for Good Friday.   798 more words


Critics denounce continued use of SickKids' controversial Motherisk hair tests

The “stakes are too high” to allow the Hospital for Sick Children’s Motherisk laboratory to perform hair drug and alcohol tests for use in court, the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC) says. 893 more words


Video: A day in the life of a hospital therapy dog

Moxie gets kisses, head scratches and smiles when she spends the day at SickKids Hospital.

Moxie, a Portuguese water dog, is an official therapy dog. She and her owner, Carolyn Robinson, volunteer their time at the hospital, visiting kids to lift their spirits, as part of a program run by St. 94 more words


Boy got food allergies from blood transfusions at SickKids: report

TORONTO – A boy being treated for brain cancer at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children got more than he bargained for when he was given blood transfusions, a new report in a medical journal reveals. 565 more words


Internship #2 Update

Time has flown by and I’m excited and sad to be nearing the end of this crazy journey. This week is the final week of my internship in the SickKids Emergency Department and the week after is the final week of classes. 578 more words