June 6, 2018

Hospital Asks for Finger Puppets to Comfort Scared Patients, Kind Strangers Send 75,000

Hospital Asks for Finger Puppets to Comfort Scared Patients, Kind Strangers Send 75,000

IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia uses the finger puppets to comfort kids about to enter surgery. Thanks to the kind donations of strangers, they've got enough to last years.

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MicroResearch NS Workshop in Preston Cherrybrook

MicroResearch NS Workshop in Preston Cherrybrook

Research and learning opportunity: MicroResearch NS workshop to be held in Preston Cherrybrook from July 3 - 13, 2018. ​ MicroResearch offers research training to support community members to solve l

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Celebrating the achievements of Dal's Black graduates

Celebrating the achievements of Dal's Black graduates

This year marked the 10th anniversary of the Black Student Advising Centre's annual celebration of its class of graduates — and a tribute to the centre's ongoing work to support students of African de

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P.E.I. baby waiting for heart transplant at Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto | The Guardi

P.E.I. baby waiting for heart transplant at Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto | The Guardi

Looking down at her newborn daughter, Thana Deagle wondered, “How long will this last? How long will I get to hold her?” Just minutes old, baby Bexx Wells already had a big fight ahead o

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Man believed to be Canada's first male birth doula 'good luck' for expectant mothers

Man believed to be Canada's first male birth doula 'good luck' for expectant mothers

Kelly Carrington, believed to be Canada’s first male birth doula, says that while his career choice sometimes elicits surprise and skepticism, ultimately, the intention of a doula is more important th

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Kids and concussions - the latest science on risks and long-term effects | CBC Radio

Kids and concussions - the latest science on risks and long-term effects | CBC Radio

'The growing brain has greater susceptibility to concussion than the already developed brain.'

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DNA testing can help with early diagnosis, but that could mean sharing the results

DNA testing can help with early diagnosis, but that could mean sharing the results

This comes just over a year after a computer virus breached hospital systems around the world - including in Canada.

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What Canada’s doctors are concerned about with marijuana legalization

What Canada’s doctors are concerned about with marijuana legalization

With the advent of legal recreational marijuana, doctors have a different set of worries

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