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The Globe and Mail
The benefits and challenges of going it aloneRob Etmanski was fed up with how many hours he was working. His commute alone a
The benefits and challenges of going it alone
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Rob Etmanski was fed up with how many hours he was working. His commute alone ate up more than two hours each day and he was missing out on time with his children. At the time a project manager and computer programmer at a marketing agency, Mr.... Read more
4d
The GW Hatchet
New Elliott dean could open opportunities in AfricaWhen the new dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs arrives at GW
New Elliott dean could open opportunities in Africa
The GW Hatchet / Posted 4 days ago
When the new dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs arrives at GW this fall, faculty hope he can help to steer the already successful school to cover topics they haven’t yet had an opportunity to fully explore. Faculty and experts said... Read more
10d
Lifehacker
Top 10 Stubborn Exercise Myths That Just Won't Die“No pain, no gain!” “You’ll never bulk up without supplements.” “Crunches are t
Top 10 Stubborn Exercise Myths That Just Won't Die
Lifehacker / Posted 10 days ago
“No pain, no gain!” “You’ll never bulk up without supplements.” “Crunches are the key to six-pack abs!” It seems there are more questions and half-truths in the market about healthy exercise than there are clear, definitive facts—but the exercise... Read more
10d
St. Catharines Standard
Twins' $38K scholarships pave way to universityNews of the $38,000 awards came in a rush of excitement — and confusion. Twin
Twins' $38K scholarships pave way to university
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 10 days ago
News of the $38,000 awards came in a rush of excitement — and confusion. Twin 15-year-old sisters Amelia and Angelica Coull knew they were candidates for the prestigious CIBC Youthvision Scholarships. Both DSBN Academy students were also aware with... Read more
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10d
Niagara Falls Review
Twins' $38K scholarships pave way to universityNews of the $38,000 awards came in a rush of excitement — and confusion. Twin
Twins' $38K scholarships pave way to university
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 10 days ago
News of the $38,000 awards came in a rush of excitement — and confusion. Twin 15-year-old sisters Amelia and Angelica Coull knew they were candidates for the prestigious CIBC Youthvision Scholarships. Both DSBN Academy students were also aware with... Read more
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10d
Welland Tribune
Twins' $38K scholarships pave way to universityNews of the $38,000 awards came in a rush of excitement — and confusion. Twin
Twins' $38K scholarships pave way to university
Welland Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
News of the $38,000 awards came in a rush of excitement — and confusion. Twin 15-year-old sisters Amelia and Angelica Coull knew they were candidates for the prestigious CIBC Youthvision Scholarships. Both DSBN Academy students were also aware with... Read more
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10d
Belleville Intelligencer
Dogs get kickedIt was a tough weekend for a couple of local rugby players — cousins Matt Mulli
Dogs get kicked
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 10 days ago
It was a tough weekend for a couple of local rugby players — cousins Matt Mullins and Katie Svoboda — while the Belleville Bulldogs senior men's team also took one on the chin. • Mullins, 21, was in action for the Canada Maple Leafs senior men's... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
The Latest Skinny on Trans FatsYou likely know that a fatty diet is bad for you, but that may all depend on wh
The Latest Skinny on Trans Fats
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
You likely know that a fatty diet is bad for you, but that may all depend on what kind of fats you're talking about. A new study from Canada found that trans fats may be linked to an increased risk of both heart disease and death. Saturated fats,... Read more
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14d
Illawarra Mercury
The murky world of margarineAnimal fats do not increase the risk of heart disease, a new study has found.
The murky world of margarine
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
Animal fats do not increase the risk of heart disease, a new study has found. It seems whatever your choice of yellow spread, it might not be good for your health. Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine... Read more
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16d
The Globe and Mail
Why employers are caring for the caregiversBrenda Hill has many identities. She works as a wealth adviser for BMO Nesbitt
Why employers are caring for the caregivers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Brenda Hill has many identities. She works as a wealth adviser for BMO Nesbitt Burns in Caledon, Ont. She’s the primary caregiver for her 78-year-old mother, diagnosed five years ago with Alzheimer’s disease. And she’s the mother of two... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Trans Fats—Not Saturated Fats—Linked to Increased Risk of Early Death According to a study conducted by researchers at McMaster University, trans f
Trans Fats—Not Saturated Fats—Linked to Increased Risk of Early Death
Doctors Health Press / Posted 21 days ago
According to a study conducted by researchers at McMaster University, trans fats, but not saturated fats, are associated with a greater risk of death and coronary heart... Read more
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22d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Transfats the killerTraditionally people have been advised to reduce animal fats, but the biggest-e
Transfats the killer
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
Traditionally people have been advised to reduce animal fats, but the biggest-ever study has shown they do not increase the risk of stroke, heart disease or diabetes. However, transfats, found in processed foods such as margarine, raise the risk of... Read more
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22d
KPLC Lake Charles
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
WREX-TV Rockford
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
WTOL 11 Toledo
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
WAFB Baton Rouge
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
WIS News 10 Columbia
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
WALB Albany
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
WALB Albany / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
WTVM 9 Columbus
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
KLTV 7 Tyler
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
68 related stories
22d
Fox Wausau
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
Fox Wausau / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
WECT 6 Wilmington
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
9&10 News Cadillac
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for youBy Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that
Jury still out on whether saturated fat is bad for you
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 22 days ago
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are. However, the... Read more
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22d
News-Medical-Net
Saturated fats may not be so bad for our health after allA study led by scientists at McMaster University has found that saturated fats
Saturated fats may not be so bad for our health after all
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 days ago
A study led by scientists at McMaster University has found that saturated fats may not be as bad for our health as previously thought. The study failed to find any evidence to suggest that eating foods containing saturated fats such as red meat,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Butter won't harm you but margarine could: studyThe latest health advice is that butter is fine but too much margarine could ki
Butter won't harm you but margarine could: study
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
The latest health advice is that butter is fine but too much margarine could kill you. Saturated fats, such as those found in dairy foods, have long been demonised but the latest research found there was no evidence they are bad for... Read more
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22d
iol.co.za
Fatty food advice 'might be misguided'THE WASHINGTON POSTThe study nevertheless did find that industrially produced '
Fatty food advice 'might be misguided'
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
THE WASHINGTON POSTThe study nevertheless did find that industrially produced 'trans fats', made from hydrogenated oils and once used in margarine, snacks and packaged baked foods such as some cakes and crisps, are linked with a greater risk of death... Read more
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22d
Times of Malta
Study questions saturated fats health riskEating margarine increases the risk of death and heart disease but there is no
Study questions saturated fats health risk
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
Eating margarine increases the risk of death and heart disease but there is no such link with butter and eggs, according to a new study. Scientists said research showed that trans fats – industrially produced from plant oils and found in products... Read more
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22d
News-Medical-Net
Trans fats associated with greater risk of death, coronary heart diseaseA study led by researchers at McMaster University has found that that trans fat
Trans fats associated with greater risk of death, coronary heart disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 days ago
A study led by researchers at McMaster University has found that that trans fats are associated with greater risk of death and coronary heart disease, but saturated fats are not associated with an increased risk of death, heart disease, stroke, or... Read more
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23d
Daily Mail
'No link' between eating fatty food and early death, say researchers'No link' between eating fatty food and early death: Findings raise further dou
'No link' between eating fatty food and early death, say researchers
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
'No link' between eating fatty food and early death: Findings raise further doubts over advice to avoid butter, full-fat milk and other meat and dairy products Researchers looked through hundreds of thousands of health records They found no... Read more
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23d
Canberra Times
Butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill: new studyGood or bad? Depends on which study you follow. Saturated fat found in butter,
Butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill: new study
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
Good or bad? Depends on which study you follow. Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests. Traditionally, people have been advised to reduce animal fats, but the biggest... Read more
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23d
The New Zealand Herald
Why butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill youButter or margarine? Does it make a big difference? Photo / iStock Saturated f
Why butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill you
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Butter or margarine? Does it make a big difference? Photo / iStock Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests. Traditionally people have been advised to reduce animal fats,... Read more
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23d
WA Today
Butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill: new studyGood or bad? Depends on which study you follow. Saturated fat found in butter,
Butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill: new study
WA Today / Posted 23 days ago
Good or bad? Depends on which study you follow. Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests. Traditionally, people have been advised to reduce animal fats, but the biggest... Read more
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23d
Sydney Morning Herald
Butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill: new studyGood or bad? Depends on which study you follow. Saturated fat found in butter,
Butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill: new study
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Good or bad? Depends on which study you follow. Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests. Traditionally, people have been advised to reduce animal fats, but the biggest... Read more
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23d
The Age
Butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill: new studyGood or bad? Depends on which study you follow. Saturated fat found in butter,
Butter is fine, but too much margarine could kill: new study
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
Good or bad? Depends on which study you follow. Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests. Traditionally, people have been advised to reduce animal fats, but the biggest... Read more
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23d
Pembroke Daily Observer
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her d
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 23 days ago
Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her dad every cent he has. But those are risks the Oxford County teen will take in two weeks to escape a life where friends shun her, doctors dismiss her and Ontario health... Read more
23d
News-Medical-Net
McMaster research shows benefits of corticosteroid therapy for patients with pneumoniaMcMaster University research, published online today by the Annals of Internal
McMaster research shows benefits of corticosteroid therapy for patients with pneumonia
News-Medical-Net / Posted 23 days ago
McMaster University research, published online today by the Annals of Internal Medicine, has demonstrated the benefits of corticosteroid therapy for one of the most common serious medical conditions. "Our study should lead to an important change in... Read more
24d
Calgary Sun
Rising diabetes, obesity rates putting ethnic groups' health at riskAn Ontario study determined that from 2001 to 2012, diabetes rates more than do
Rising diabetes, obesity rates putting ethnic groups' health at risk
Calgary Sun / Posted 24 days ago
An Ontario study determined that from 2001 to 2012, diabetes rates more than doubled among South Asian men and almost doubled among black women. While obesity levels rose among all ethnic groups and sexes, the biggest increase was observed in... Read more
24d
The Globe and Mail
Some minorities more likely to see heart health deteriorateIt is widely known that rates of obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressu
Some minorities more likely to see heart health deteriorate
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
It is widely known that rates of obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure are on the rise. But a new Canadian study shows that certain ethnic groups – specifically, South Asian men and black men and women – get these chronic health problems... Read more
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The Sault Star
Local rower strikes goldKarl Zimmerman was an endurance athlete in his teens. He was a member of the S
Local rower strikes gold
The Sault Star / Posted 25 days ago
Karl Zimmerman was an endurance athlete in his teens. He was a member of the Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club growing up in Sault Ste. Marie and ran cross-country and track at Korah Collegiate. At six-foot-five and 200 pounds you might think he was a... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Bombers hope to end Ticats' home undefeated streakHAMILTON – The neighbourhood still looks and feels as blue-collar as ever, row
Bombers hope to end Ticats' home undefeated streak
Calgary Sun / Posted 26 days ago
HAMILTON – The neighbourhood still looks and feels as blue-collar as ever, row upon row of modest homes, along with their residents, showing the wear and tear of the years. But walk into the new home of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and you're hit with... Read more
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Northumberland Today
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her d
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'
Northumberland Today / Posted 27 days ago
Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her dad every cent he has. But those are risks the Oxford County teen will take in two weeks to escape a life where friends shun her, doctors dismiss her and Ontario health... Read more
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27d
Kincardine News
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her d
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'
Kincardine News / Posted 27 days ago
Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her dad every cent he has. But those are risks the Oxford County teen will take in two weeks to escape a life where friends shun her, doctors dismiss her and Ontario health... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her d
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 27 days ago
Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her dad every cent he has. But those are risks the Oxford County teen will take in two weeks to escape a life where friends shun her, doctors dismiss her and Ontario health... Read more
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27d
Delhi News Record
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her d
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'
Delhi News Record / Posted 27 days ago
Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her dad every cent he has. But those are risks the Oxford County teen will take in two weeks to escape a life where friends shun her, doctors dismiss her and Ontario health... Read more
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27d
The Sault Star
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her d
'It hurts to watch her, how much pain she’s in'
The Sault Star / Posted 27 days ago
Sixteen-year-old Caroline Smith knows the surgery might kill her and cost her dad every cent he has. But those are risks the Oxford County teen will take in two weeks to escape a life where friends shun her, doctors dismiss her and Ontario health... Read more
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