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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patient Barbara Barr uses a spirometer to test lung function under the supervision of Toronto General Hospital...
Sep 18, 2014 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

Toronto General helping patients cope with rare IPF lung disease

Justin Skinner

For years, Barbara Barr’s doctors chalked up her breathing troubles to “sensitive lungs.” When she...

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News | Sep 14, 2014
Healthy Living in St. James Town

Interactive technology to help St. James Town residents live healthier lives

A new project featuring interactive technology will help residents in St. James Town monitor their health from a more...

City Centre Mirror | by Justin Skinner
News | Sep 12, 2014

Metro Central Y hosting free health festival Saturday

The Metro Central YMCA is hosting free yoga, meditation, fitness and nutrition classes on its expansive green roof Saturday,...

City Centre Mirror
News | Sep 09, 2014

Bells on Yonge draws attention for the need of safe cycling network in Toronto

The annual Bells on Bloor cycling event has grown to include thousands. Now, a relatively new event is hoping to do the...

City Centre Mirror | by Justin Skinner
News | Sep 08, 2014
Finger Lakes, New York State

Top 5 blogs for August

Monday to Thursday, insidetoronto.com offers articles from bloggers who discuss food, health, pets and entertainment. Here...

North York Mirror
News | Sep 05, 2014

Heat alert issued for Toronto

It took until September, but the temperature is finally hot enough for Toronto’s medical officer of health to a heat alert....

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News | Aug 28, 2014
Debbie Goddard

Toronto’s Debbie Goddard walking to end women’s cancers in honour of her sister

Some four years after her sister lost a battle with cancer at the age of 42, downtown Toronto resident Debbie Goddard is...

City Centre Mirror | by Justin Skinner
Aug 27, 2014

ALS ice bucket challenge sees Toronto fireboat spray EMS, police and firefighters

It was the longest and perhaps the most unique ALS ice bucket challenge soaking. Instead of a bucket, a Toronto Fire...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Andrew Palamarchuk
Aug 19, 2014

Toronto Board of Health calls on province to include e-cigarettes in public smoking bans

Holding an e-cigarette, Rachel Steen asked Toronto’s Board of Health to reject “fear-mongering” about a product she said...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Aug 13, 2014

KISS visits Mount Sinai for Rock N’ Stroll fundraiser

The KISS Army welcomed its newest – and youngest - members on Wednesday when Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley dropped by Mount...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
Aug 07, 2014

Top 7 July blog posts you should check out

If you haven’t yet had a chance to read posts by insidetoronto.com bloggers, here’s your opportunity to read seven of the...

North York Mirror | Add Comment
Jul 26, 2014

Chef and nutritionist Marni Wasserman writes new book

With a bustling nutrition business and a pair of books published, it’s been a banner year for midtown resident Marni...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
Jul 16, 2014

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 | Add Comment | by Erin Hatfield
Jul 04, 2014

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 | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Jun 09, 2014

Toolkits help students start brain health clubs

Although Alzheimer’s and dementia are most often associated with the elderly, they are brain diseases that tug at the...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Lisa Queen
Jun 06, 2014

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 | Add Comment | by Cynthia Reason
May 28, 2014

Metro Central Y running free family activities

The Metro Central YMCA will host a series of free family activities for YMCA Healthy Kids Day. The Y, at 20 Grosvenor...

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