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OPP criticized over post-traumatic stress disorder News

By Jessy Bains The Ontario Provincial Police is not doing nearly enough to tackle post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a scathing report by Ontario Ombudsmen Andre Marin. “Protection of the psychological welfare of police officers is a systematic issue calling for a systematic solution,” Marin said in a press release on Wednesday. “The officers who

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New cancer screening bra raises criticisms News, Uncategorized

By Kelly Snider Women may be able to screen themselves for breast cancer, by wearing the everyday sports bra. First Warning Systems, of Reno, Nevada, has designed a “smart bra” they say  has sensors that look deep inside breast tissue for temperature changes, which indicate tumors are being fed by expanding blood vessels. In what

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Cyber security report says Canada at risk News

By Claire McCormack Canada still has a long way to go to protect itself from cyber-attacks, according to a report released Tuesday by the Auditor General on the state of Canadian cyber security. “Since 2001, the Government of Canada has made commitments to address the cyber threats to Canada’s critical infrastructure. Despite several past strategies and

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Women’s health focus of Power Study in Ontario News

By Elton Hobson and Katherine Ward [youtube id=”QX_3za7Z6YM” width=”620″ height=”360″] Doctors spoke about research which could lay the foundation for women’s health care in Ontario at a public forum on Monday night. ‘The Power Study” examined many different factors that can cause variations in health. Some of these circumstances included age, geography, other medical conditions

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Big Bird, bayonets surge in social media after debates News

By Patricia Brotzel What do bayonets, Big Bird, and binders have in common? The 2012 U.S. presidential debates, of course. Social media was ripe with tweets and memes this month as U.S. President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney went head-to-head in a series of three debates. Kalene Morgan, Humber Lakeshore’s public relations

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