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Access to health care declines as poverty rises

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Jeanette Liu University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana school of public health will be holding their fifth annual health conference later this week. The student run event entitled Health, Austerity and Affluence, will create a...

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By Ryan Saundercook and Ustad Khaira The nominations for one of Canada’s most prestigious non-fiction literary awards were announced Tuesday at Maple Leaf Gardens. The winner of the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction...

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SARS-like virus under investigation

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Melinda Warren The World Health Organization is monitoring a respiratory disease outbreak in Saudi Arabia that stems from the same family as severe acute respiratory syndrome, better known as SARS. There have been two...

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Silent Spring marks 50 years

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Groundbreaking environmental book still relevant 50 years later Elton Hobson and Lisa Gillan This week marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring; the book which is credited with kicking off...

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By Briar Hopley Student’s voices have made a difference in this year’s student insurance plan. Humber Student’s Federation said the addition of contraceptives to Humber’s Flexible Insurance Plan was a direct result of  last year’s...

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Toronto Public Health offers HPV catch-up program

September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Toronto Public Health clinics are now offering a one-time, free of charge chance for young women to get the HPV vaccination. By: Neetu Thind The HPV catch-up program is now in effect to provide public...

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Divorce party seen as healthy idea

September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Jeanette Liu Celebrating a birthday? Cut a cake. Getting engaged? Buy a giant rock. Getting divorced? Attend a huge “I’m getting separated” fete. That’s exactly what some Toronto residents plan to do this week....

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