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Lisa Shamai is currently undergoing high-dose chemotherapy as well as blood and platelet transfusions for acute myeloid leukaemia.
Jul 25, 2014 | Add Comment | Beach Mirror

Lisa Shamai searching for compatible stem cell donor

Joanna Lavoie

Lisa Shamai, a well-known, Leslieville-based caterer, is facing one of the biggest challenges of...

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News | Jul 16, 2014
Wendy Bober

Walk for Wendy team hosts Yellow and Teal fundraiser

Sitting in “her” big arm-chair in the living room of the South Parkdale apartment she has shared with her husband, Ed, for...

Parkdale Villager | by Erin Hatfield
News | Jul 09, 2014

Learn how to deal with stress July 14

A workshop on stress and stress reduction strategies is set to take place Monday, July 14 in the Upper Beach. Hosted by...

Beach Mirror
News | Jul 04, 2014
Urban Hero

Scarborough doctor pleased with federal court’s decision to reverse cuts to refugee health care

A federal court ruling ordering the Conservative government to reverse cuts to health care for refugee claimants is “very...

Scarborough Mirror | by Mike Adler
News | Jun 14, 2014
Rob Devitt

TEGH’s Rob Devitt receives Mentorship Award from the Canadian College of Health Leaders

Toronto East General Hospital’s (TEGH) president and CEO, Rob Devitt, has been recognized for his exemplary commitment to...

East York Mirror | by Joanna Lavoie
News | Jun 06, 2014
R.A. Dickey

Blue Jays, R.A. Dickey and Canadian Centre for Child Protection team up to keep kids safe from sexual abuse

Toronto Blue Jays ace R.A. Dickey has teamed up with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection to help prevent young athletes...

Scarborough Mirror | by Cynthia Reason
News | May 23, 2014

Charities that provide breakfast or lunch to disadvantaged children can apply for Newman’s Own Foundation grant: deadline May 30

Toronto registered charities that provide breakfast or lunch programs to disadvantaged children can apply for a Newman’s Own...

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May 21, 2014

Five-km run/walk at Downsview Park promotes healthy living

Students, their families and community members are all invited to take part in a five-kilometre run/walk celebrating...

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May 20, 2014

Passengers on Eva Air Flight from the Philippines to Toronto may have been exposed to measles

Passengers on a flight from the Philippines to Toronto this month may have been exposed to measles, according to Toronto...

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May 14, 2014

Bridgepoint and Mount Sinai hospitals announce merger

Two major Toronto hospitals – Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and Mount Sinai – are working to join forces. In a May 8...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Joanna Lavoie
May 09, 2014

Walk to find a cure for multiple sclerosis

Canada has the highest rate of people living with multiple scleroris (MS) a chronic, often disabling disease of the brain...

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May 09, 2014

Find the perfect home-care match with Homehealthcarenetwork.com

Find the perfect senior home-care match. HomeHealthcareNetwork.com has created a self-serve matchmaking site for people...

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May 08, 2014

TEGH program helps foreign-trained health-care professionals get Canadian experience

Late last month marked the first of many steps in a long journey for approximately 30 graduates of Toronto East General...

East York Mirror | Add Comment | by Joanna Lavoie
May 01, 2014

SickKids launches Happy and Healthy campaign

With concerns mounting that today’s kids could be the first generation with shorter life spans than their parents, the...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
May 01, 2014

Dr. Amy D’Aprix discusses the world of caregiving

Dr. Amy D’Aprix spent more than a decade caring for her parents. Fueled by the passion, understanding and empathy she...

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May 01, 2014

Spend $1.75 a day on food and drink and raise money to eliminate extreme poverty

Midtown Toronto organization Raising The Village (RTV) challenges you to spend a maximum of $1.75 per day on food and drink...

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Apr 29, 2014

Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart kick-off event set for May 1 at Yonge-Dundas Square

Help kick off the Becel Heart&Stroke Ride for Heart May 1 from noon to 1 p.m. at Yonge-Dundas Square. The event features...

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