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Television, computers, cars can increase diabetes risk: study News

By Joshua Sherman Developing countries may face a surge in diabetes cases as technology becomes more available, a new study suggests. “The overall impetus for the pure study was to basically look at the causes of chronic diseases,” said Dr. Scott Lear, the study’s lead researcher. According to the study, which was published on Tuesday

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Quidditch reaches new heights worldwide Sports

By Megan Rach Quidditch is no longer a thing of fantasy – ‘Muggles’ worldwide have learned to make their own magic with the once-fictional sport. On Nov. 9, Toronto plays host to the Quidditch Canadian Cup III. Sixteen of Canada’s top teams compete at Cherry Beach with the top four teams qualifying for the Quidditch

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Bacterial infections may become untreatable, research shows News

By Brandon Humber The Ontario Medical Association is warning that resistance to antibiotics is becoming a serious threat to public health. “There’s a growing number of bacteria that cause infections that have resistance to many, if not all, antibiotics we have in current clinical use,” said Director of McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote Institute for

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