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Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer-Image1
In this photo taken Wednesday, May 13, 2015, Hayden Murphy, 13, right, holds his brother, Weston Murphy, 5, who has Type 1 diabetes, at their home in...
Jul 03, 2015 | Add Comment

Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

Big diabetes study tests whether insulin in pills could prevent the disease

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News | Jul 03, 2015
Plan Canada's lemon challenge

Take the #LemonChallenge4Change for gender equality

Every day millions of girls around the world are discriminated against, or denied access to an education or basic human...

Parkdale Villager
News | Jul 03, 2015
Hey! Good Lookin’

Hey! Good Lookin’ brings taking care of elderly loved ones to the Fringe stage

A made-in-the-Upper-Beach production will be featured during this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival. Co-written and...

Beach Mirror | by Joanna Lavoie
News | Jul 03, 2015

New clinic in Regent Park brings much needed support to community

For many new Canadians the challenge of finding a family doctor who is accepting new patients can serve as the first of many...

City Centre Mirror | by Justin Skinner
News | Jul 02, 2015
Urban Hero Stan Palmeteer

Stan Palmateer takes to the tennis court to aid The Heart and Stroke Foundation

Stan Palmateer is an ace in tennis and in helping Canadians living with heart disease or stroke. The Mimico native and...

Etobicoke Guardian
News | Jun 30, 2015
Urban Hero Award winners

Etobicoke Guardian celebrates 2015 Urban Heroes at annual ceremony

Lebanese-American poet Kahlil Gibran is arguably most famous in the English-speaking world for his 1923 inspirational...

Etobicoke Guardian | by Tamara Shephard
Ontario | Jun 29, 2015
Excess antibiotics in nursing homes equals risk-Image1

Excess antibiotics in nursing homes equals risk

Heavy use of antibiotics in nursing homes equates to risk for residents: study

Jun 25, 2015

Lack of information from hospital panel concerns Scarborough health advocate

The lack of news from a provincial panel studying hospitals in Scarborough and West Durham is troubling one Scarborough...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Jun 24, 2015

North York mom Lindsey Yeskoo hailed a ‘Hero in the Home’

Emily Yeskoo was an athletic, artistic 8-year-old who was full of life when her mom, Lindsey, started noticing odd changes....

North York Mirror | 1 Comment | by Fannie Sunshine
Jun 23, 2015

Canadian Cannabis Clinic co-founder says Supreme Court ruling on cannabis edibles and extracts ‘just makes sense’

Recently, the Supreme Court of Canada said limiting medical consumption to dried cannabis infringes on liberty protections...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment | by Tamara Shephard
Jun 22, 2015

The Scarborough Hospital to release new strategic plan this week

The Scarborough Hospital is releasing a new strategic plan for the next four years, even as an appointed provincial panel...

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Jun 22, 2015

Bike for Tykes raises more than $300,000 for the Hospital for Sick Children’s Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

Some 200 enthusiastic cyclists, spinners and volunteers packed the TD Courtyard in downtown Toronto Thursday, June 18,...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
Jun 22, 2015

Anaphylactic reactions can have rebound effect

15 per cent of kids who have an anaphylactic reaction have delayed 2nd reaction

Jun 18, 2015

Learn ethical perspective on advanced care planning

Learn about advanced care planning at a CARP Etobicoke seminar. Clinical ethicist Dr. Michael Szego with the Centre for...

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Jun 18, 2015

Lymphedema patient classes at Sunnybrook’s Odette Centre

Lymphedema patient education classes will be held throughout June and July at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre’s Odette...

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Jun 18, 2015

Beaches Library hosts presentation on the aging brain

A presentation on what changes occur in the brain as we age will take place Wednesday, June 24 at the Beaches Library, 2161...

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Jun 17, 2015

Confront your fears during the Canadian Cancer Society’s Fearless Challenge

NBA basketball’s Lebron James fears the dentist, Hunger Games’ Jennifer Lawrence hates spiders and Prince Harry is afraid of...

Scarborough Mirror | 1 Comment

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