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Calgary Sun
Doug Ford's future likely not on council?can change in 24 hours and there is a long way to the election.” Political sci
Doug Ford's future likely not on council?
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
can change in 24 hours and there is a long way to the election.” Political science professor Nelson Wiseman, of the University of Toronto, said he, too, could see Ford running provincially. He wondered if PC Leader Patrick Brown would want... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The role of virtual reality and technology in the future of museumsreach some of these communities that don’t have access to our galleries.” Cost
The role of virtual reality and technology in the future of museums
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
reach some of these communities that don’t have access to our galleries.” Costis Dallas, director of Museum Studies at the University of Toronto, does think technology has the ability to enhance museums but also shares concerns over potential... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Gear for Team Canada supporters made in Chinavery poignant knowing that those very significant portions of Canadian pride wi
Gear for Team Canada supporters made in China
Calgary Sun / Posted 6 hours ago
very poignant knowing that those very significant portions of Canadian pride will be created elsewhere.” Mark Manger, a University of Toronto economics professor, said Canada’s faltering textile industry would result in higher production costs... Read more
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Namibia Economist
More particle than waveof GDP; just 2.2% of companies are engaged in innovation, according to Dan Brez
More particle than wave
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 hours ago
of GDP; just 2.2% of companies are engaged in innovation, according to Dan Breznitz of the Innovation Policy Lab at the University of Toronto. A report in 2013 on Canada’s innovation deficits by the Council of Canadian Academies, a think-tank,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Mother's Day brings home message, like mother, like daughterfailure is part of the journey,” says MacLennan, who is currently pursuing a ma
Mother's Day brings home message, like mother, like daughter
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
failure is part of the journey,” says MacLennan, who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in exercise science at the University of Toronto. Don’t fear falling, adds MacLennan, or you’ll never learn to fly – “give yourself the chance to try... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, stem cell therapy, multiple sclerosis, celiac disease, and bone fracturesnew potential treatment may be able to reverse osteoporosis using stem cell the
Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, stem cell therapy, multiple sclerosis, celiac disease, and bone fractures
Bel Marra Health / Posted 14 hours ago
new potential treatment may be able to reverse osteoporosis using stem cell therapy. The findings come from the University of Toronto and The Ottawa Hospital, where the researchers are working on a possible stem cell injection in order... Read more
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The Inyo Register
May 1)trade union in the world, with 134 million members. 1925 – The first Ritual of
May 1)
The Inyo Register / Posted 18 hours ago
trade union in the world, with 134 million members. 1925 – The first Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer is held at the University of Toronto, Canada. 1927 – The first cooked meals on a scheduled flight are introduced on an Imperial Airways... Read more
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The Buffalo News
UB engineer’s research helps two biotech startups take flightthe University at Buffalo, where he is an assistant professor of biomedical eng
UB engineer’s research helps two biotech startups take flight
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 hours ago
the University at Buffalo, where he is an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, after finishing his Ph.D. at the University of Toronto four years ago. However, in the short time since Lovell arrived on campus, his research has helped... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Contact Photography Festival exhibits the experts can’t wait to seePhotography Through the Lens of Toronto Collections, curated by Jessica Bradley
The Contact Photography Festival exhibits the experts can’t wait to see
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Photography Through the Lens of Toronto Collections, curated by Jessica Bradley, Art Museum at the University of Toronto. Featuring 100-plus images drawn from more than 20 private collections, this exhibition likely won’t... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Takeda USA president: Drug affordability is issue the industry needs to addressedited for length and clarity. Q: How did you get into the pharmaceutical indu
Takeda USA president: Drug affordability is issue the industry needs to address
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
edited for length and clarity. Q: How did you get into the pharmaceutical industry? A: I studied molecular genetics at University of Toronto. After that I did my MBA in Hamilton, (Ontario,) and joined the pharma industry right from there. I... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Child-porn investigation continuesaged 14 to 16, forced into the sex trade - during the two-month probe, referrin
Child-porn investigation continues
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
aged 14 to 16, forced into the sex trade - during the two-month probe, referring them to community support services. University of Toronto psychologist James Cantor said policing is "just one piece in the much bigger puzzle" of tackling child... Read more
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New Kerala
Sex once a week best for your relationship - newkerala.com #56899happiness, this link was no longer significant at a frequency of more than once
Sex once a week best for your relationship - newkerala.com #56899
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
happiness, this link was no longer significant at a frequency of more than once a week," said lead researcher Amy Muise University of Toronto-Mississauga in Ontario, Canada. "Our findings suggest that it's important to maintain an intimate... Read more
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CBC.ca
Venezuela close to unravelling as energy, economic crises deepena man-made disaster much worse," said Donald Kingsbury, a professor of politica
Venezuela close to unravelling as energy, economic crises deepen
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
a man-made disaster much worse," said Donald Kingsbury, a professor of political science and Latin American studies at the University of Toronto. The "man-made disaster," in this case, is a heavily petroleum-dependent, state-run economy gutted by... Read more
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examiner.com
Air Canada backs down on $40 fee/"ransom money" to seat child with parentKempton holds a B.Sc from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Univers
Air Canada backs down on $40 fee/"ransom money" to seat child with parent
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Kempton holds a B.Sc from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the University of Calgary. With his years of experience in high-tech industry, and his experience in management consulting, he is well-suited to report on business and high-tech... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why a selfie won't show you looking your bestsaid this may be because people assume the selfie-taker is vain and "disdain th
Why a selfie won't show you looking your best
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
said this may be because people assume the selfie-taker is vain and "disdain the self-promotion". Psychologists from the University of Toronto asked 198 students to take a selfie, and then took a separate picture of each of them. They then asked... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Is this the end of provincial beer borders?internal trade that continue to disfigure the economy,” he said. Ambarish Chan
Is this the end of provincial beer borders?
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
internal trade that continue to disfigure the economy,” he said. Ambarish Chandra, who teaches business economics at the University of Toronto, said this is likely not the last we’ll hear of the issue. “Economists have long argued that... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ottawa urged to reconsider tamper-resistant oxycodonethe company. He faced widespread criticism in 2010 when it was revealed that he
Ottawa urged to reconsider tamper-resistant oxycodone
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the company. He faced widespread criticism in 2010 when it was revealed that he taught lectures to medical students at the University of Toronto that included course material copyrighted and paid for by Purdue. In an e-mail, Dr. Jovey wrote: “Just... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
A look at Type Books’s storied history as the store celebrates 10 yearsbeen forming for more than a decade, ever since the pair met while completing d
A look at Type Books’s storied history as the store celebrates 10 years
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
been forming for more than a decade, ever since the pair met while completing dissertations on Canadian literature at the University of Toronto in the mid-nineties. Working away in the bowels of Robarts Library, the friends spent countless hours... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Meet the Toronto imam wanted dead by Islamic StateMr. Quick has become something of a celebrity in the Western Islamic world. He
Meet the Toronto imam wanted dead by Islamic State
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Mr. Quick has become something of a celebrity in the Western Islamic world. He holds a PhD in West African history from the University of Toronto, has held positions at several universities and lectured to thousands about his two passions: history... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Defreyne signs on the dotted lineyou need.” Currie's instincts were proven correct on Friday when Defreyne – a
Defreyne signs on the dotted line
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 2 days ago
you need.” Currie's instincts were proven correct on Friday when Defreyne – a long distance specialist - signed with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. In addition to studying engineering, Defreyne will compete with the school's cross... Read more
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The Huffington Post
10 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Caffeinesays lead study author Michael Cusimano, MD, a neurosurgeon at St. Michael’s Ho
10 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Caffeine
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
says lead study author Michael Cusimano, MD, a neurosurgeon at St. Michael’s Hospital and professor of neurosurgery at the University of Toronto in Canada. “Energy drinks contain high levels of caffeine and change the chemical state of the body,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Are your selfies making you look UGLY?habit of taking selfies, the bigger the gulf between their own high self-regard
Are your selfies making you look UGLY?
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
habit of taking selfies, the bigger the gulf between their own high self-regard and that of others. Researchers from the University of Toronto analysed perceptions of self-taken photos - both by the selfie-takers themselves, and by... Read more
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CBC.ca
Blame Tinder, Grindr for the rise in sexually transmitted diseases? Not so faststudy, whether those who are engaged in that kind of behaviour are more likely
Blame Tinder, Grindr for the rise in sexually transmitted diseases? Not so fast
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
study, whether those who are engaged in that kind of behaviour are more likely to usethose kinds of apps. David Brennan, a University of Toronto associate professor of social work, acknowledged that more people are using hookup apps at the same... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Brennan remembered as 'wonderful gift to the whole church'and I've always respected her wisdom."After her time in leadership, Brennan spe
Brennan remembered as 'wonderful gift to the whole church'
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
and I've always respected her wisdom."After her time in leadership, Brennan spent 25 years teaching at Regis College at the University of Toronto. It was there that Brennan came to more deeply understand her own attraction to feminist spirituality.... Read more
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Torontoist
Making Toronto a More Hospitable Place for Beesapiary since 2008, which operates in partnership with the Toronto Beekeepers Co
Making Toronto a More Hospitable Place for Bees
Torontoist / Posted 3 days ago
apiary since 2008, which operates in partnership with the Toronto Beekeepers Cooperative and FoodShare. The student-run University of Toronto Beekeeping Education Enthusiast Society (U of T BEES), founded in 2009, maintains hives on the rooftops... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Musashi-2 protein regulates function, development of blood stem cellsBiochemistry and Biomedical Sciences. The research also involved collaborators
Musashi-2 protein regulates function, development of blood stem cells
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences. The research also involved collaborators from the University of California San Diego, University of Toronto and the University of Montreal. Hope says the discovery could be impactful for the tens of thousands... Read more
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Boston Globe
Canada becomes a bargain hunters’ dreamwith boutiques, upscale cafes, fruit vendors, and tacky T-shirt shops. This is
Canada becomes a bargain hunters’ dream
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
with boutiques, upscale cafes, fruit vendors, and tacky T-shirt shops. This is a college neighborhood (it’s bordered by the University of Toronto and Chinatown), so a Swedish cafe called Fika is packed with students after they shop for cheap... Read more
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CBC.ca
Health Canada 'legitimizes' natural health products, doctor says in wake of meningitis caseof what Health Canada says," said Dr. David Juurlink, who specializes in clinic
Health Canada 'legitimizes' natural health products, doctor says in wake of meningitis case
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
of what Health Canada says," said Dr. David Juurlink, who specializes in clinical pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Toronto. "What irritates me and most other science-minded people who care about public health is that the... Read more
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Daily Mail
The science of sexualitymay be due to an immune attack on an unborn son - an idea first proposed by Ray
The science of sexuality
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
may be due to an immune attack on an unborn son - an idea first proposed by Ray Blanchard, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto in 2001. He claimed the 'fraternal birth order effect' means the more older brothers a man has, the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Solar planes not ready for passengersprogress to the point that it's commercially viable. David Zingg, director of
Solar planes not ready for passengers
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
progress to the point that it's commercially viable. David Zingg, director of the Institute for Aerospace Studies at the University of Toronto, explained: “The big challenge is the batteries. For electric planes to become competitive, their power... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Study says our food is too salty, but industry lauds progress. Who’s right?didn’t commit to an oversight plan to ensure that food manufacturers were stick
Study says our food is too salty, but industry lauds progress. Who’s right?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
didn’t commit to an oversight plan to ensure that food manufacturers were sticking to the plan. The new study by University of Toronto researchers, published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, looked at sodium levels in... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
The doctor is inas it did for me.” He first worked with athletes with intellectual disabilitie
The doctor is in
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
as it did for me.” He first worked with athletes with intellectual disabilities in the early 1960s while he was at the University of Toronto studying a group of students at an inner-city school in Toronto. His ground-breaking studies on the... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
The doctor is inas it did for me.” He first worked with athletes with intellectual disabilitie
The doctor is in
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
as it did for me.” He first worked with athletes with intellectual disabilities in the early 1960s while he was at the University of Toronto studying a group of students at an inner-city school in Toronto. His ground-breaking studies on the... Read more
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Welland Tribune
The doctor is inas it did for me.” He first worked with athletes with intellectual disabilitie
The doctor is in
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
as it did for me.” He first worked with athletes with intellectual disabilities in the early 1960s while he was at the University of Toronto studying a group of students at an inner-city school in Toronto. His ground-breaking studies on the... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Leyton to give book launch reading in Cobourgto give a Book Launch reading from her new release at The Human Bean beginning
Leyton to give book launch reading in Cobourg
Northumberland Today / Posted 4 days ago
to give a Book Launch reading from her new release at The Human Bean beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Melshean Boardman is a graduate of Bishop’s University and the University of Toronto. She is also a local educator and poetry enthusi... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sound vibration treatment may boost brain activity in Alzheimer’s patientssounds but also felt the vibrations through their bodies said the study’s co-au
Sound vibration treatment may boost brain activity in Alzheimer’s patients
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
sounds but also felt the vibrations through their bodies said the study’s co-author, Lee Bartel, associate director of the University of Toronto’s Music and Health Research Collaboratory. For patients, “it’s like sitting on a subwoofer,” he... Read more
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The Morning Call
Are doctors, patients too trusting of blood tests?say the experts, is that Theranos has a higher rate of false positives. One of
Are doctors, patients too trusting of blood tests?
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
say the experts, is that Theranos has a higher rate of false positives. One of the earliest skeptics of Theranos was the University of Toronto pathology professor Eleftherios Diamandis, who voiced his concerns last June in the journal Clinical... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Niagara CalendarSearch for Life in the Cosmos, Dr. Michael Reid, Researcher and Lecturer, Dunla
Niagara Calendar
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Search for Life in the Cosmos, Dr. Michael Reid, Researcher and Lecturer, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto. May 11 Neurorehabilitation Through Dance, Dr. Joseph DeSouza, Associate Professor, Centre for Vision... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Niagara CalendarSearch for Life in the Cosmos, Dr. Michael Reid, Researcher and Lecturer, Dunla
Niagara Calendar
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
Search for Life in the Cosmos, Dr. Michael Reid, Researcher and Lecturer, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto. May 11 Neurorehabilitation Through Dance, Dr. Joseph DeSouza, Associate Professor, Centre for Vision... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Niagara CalendarSearch for Life in the Cosmos, Dr. Michael Reid, Researcher and Lecturer, Dunla
Niagara Calendar
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Search for Life in the Cosmos, Dr. Michael Reid, Researcher and Lecturer, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto. May 11 Neurorehabilitation Through Dance, Dr. Joseph DeSouza, Associate Professor, Centre for Vision... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Prostate cancer treatment with radiotherapy increases risk of developing secondary cancersone type of radiation therapy treatment for the same cancer. Now, an analytica
Prostate cancer treatment with radiotherapy increases risk of developing secondary cancers
Bel Marra Health / Posted 4 days ago
one type of radiation therapy treatment for the same cancer. Now, an analytical review led by a team of researchers at the University of Toronto in Canada concluded that radiotherapy is linked to a higher risk of developing secondary bladder,... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury Olympian helps Sault eventThe Canadian foundation wants its funds to go to the Toronto Western Research I
Sudbury Olympian helps Sault event
The Sudbury Star / Posted 4 days ago
The Canadian foundation wants its funds to go to the Toronto Western Research Institute, a major teaching hospital of the University of Toronto. The two families are bringing a team of about 10 volunteers to help with this year's tournament to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists uncover new way to grow rare life-saving blood stem cellsBiochemistry and Biomedical Sciences. The research also involved collaborators
Scientists uncover new way to grow rare life-saving blood stem cells
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences. The research also involved collaborators from the University of California San Diego, University of Toronto and the University of Montreal. Hope says the discovery could be impactful for the tens of thousands... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Still too salty: Sodium in packaged foods largely unchanged by Health Canada targetslevel; they were to get us down to the upper level,” study co-author Mary L’Abb
Still too salty: Sodium in packaged foods largely unchanged by Health Canada targets
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
level; they were to get us down to the upper level,” study co-author Mary L’Abbe, chair of nutritional sciences at the University of Toronto, said in a release. “It was envisioned as the first step in a longer process of getting our sodium... Read more
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CBC.ca
CBC Forum: Islamophobia and young Canadian Muslimsto foreign adoptions, to Muslim youth organizing to get out the vote. She has a
CBC Forum: Islamophobia and young Canadian Muslims
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
to foreign adoptions, to Muslim youth organizing to get out the vote. She has a master's degree in Islamic studies from the University of Toronto. Nasser is hosting a chat starting at 11:30 a.m. ET to discuss the study's findings and some of her... Read more
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CBC.ca
'No, you're not one of us': Many young Canadian Muslims say they feel singled outby Muslim perpetrators has driven some young Muslims to pull away from their fa
'No, you're not one of us': Many young Canadian Muslims say they feel singled out
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
by Muslim perpetrators has driven some young Muslims to pull away from their faith and others to try to recapture it, said University of Toronto political science lecturer Katherine Bullock. Bullock, research director at the Tessellate Institute,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Traffic to Wikipedia terrorism entries plunge after Snowden revelationsLaw Journal suggest concerns about government snooping are hurting the ordinary
Traffic to Wikipedia terrorism entries plunge after Snowden revelations
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Law Journal suggest concerns about government snooping are hurting the ordinary pursuit of information. The study from the University of Toronto analyses the fall in traffic, arguing that it provides the most direct evidence to date of a so-called... Read more
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Japan Today
More evidence links heartburn drugs to serious kidney problems ‹ Japan Todaybut often aren’t as effective as PPIs, said Dr. David Juurlink, a clinical phar
More evidence links heartburn drugs to serious kidney problems ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 5 days ago
but often aren’t as effective as PPIs, said Dr. David Juurlink, a clinical pharmacologist and drug safety researcher at the University of Toronto, said by email. “For many patients, dietary modification (less fat and alcohol) would make... Read more
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The Sault Star
Olympian to help out at Open Ice tourneyThe Canadian foundation wants its funds to go to the Toronto Western Research I
Olympian to help out at Open Ice tourney
The Sault Star / Posted 5 days ago
The Canadian foundation wants its funds to go to the Toronto Western Research Institute, a major teaching hospital of the University of Toronto. The two families are bringing a team of about 10 volunteers to help with this year's Open Ice 3-on-3... Read more
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CBC.ca
Pinball, Trottier top inductees to Canada's Sports Hall of Fameof 16, she won five gold medals at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics. Hayden, who wi
Pinball, Trottier top inductees to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
of 16, she won five gold medals at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics. Hayden, who will be inducted in the builder category, is a former University of Toronto professor who was a key figure in establishing the Special Olympics movement in the late... Read more
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