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The CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation and its main partners, Rythme and Metro, officially kicked off the 12th annual Tree of Lights campaign benefiting Sainte-Justine. Until December 12, people across the province are encouraged to once again give generously to support the children and families …

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You're sound asleep and suddenly your alarm clock sets off to wake you up for the day. As you reach to turn off the alarm, you grab your phone and begin the day by scrolling through social media to catch up on the last 8 hours of junk you’ve missed. Sound familiar? This is my typical morning…

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For more than a decade, Movember has been raising awareness and much-needed funds for men’s cancers as well as men’s health awareness. What began as 30 “Mo Bros” in Australia in 2003 has grown to over 5 million Mo Bros and Mo Sistas to date.

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First, some hard truths. The average guy pays a lot less attention to his health than the average woman. It’s a fact. Compared to women, men are more likely to drink alcohol and use tobacco; take unnecessary risks and avoid seeing a doctor for regular checkups. The biggest killers of men and…

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In an ongoing effort to contribute to the wellbeing of women, Quebec-based company Epiderma once again led a fundraising campaign this year during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a result, Epiderma was able to raise $16,800 within its network, which it donated on November 7 to the Quebec B…

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On September 21, I was saddened and shocked to be informed that Dr. Neil Trister had suddenly passed away. He was 74 years old and had been my family doctor for over 45 years, going back to almost the beginning of his practice. My last appointment with Neil — we always called each other by o…

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The most positive health change I’ve made in my life has been to learn to eat in a way that suits my body type. My strength and energy increased, my sweet cravings went away, the eczema I had had on my hands for 20 years cleared up, and my complexion took on a healthy glow. I went from exper…

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Local media personality Tracey McKee was diagnosed with Stage 2 triple negative breast cancer in August 2017 and finished her treatments at the end of December 2018. Even though she is cancer-free, McKee said that the psychological impact of having cancer — and a type of cancer with a high r…

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Breast cancer may not cause any signs or symptoms in its early stages. Signs and symptoms often appear when the tumour grows large enough to be felt as a lump in the breast or when the cancer spreads to surrounding tissues and organs. Other health conditions can cause the same symptoms as br…

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Intermittent fasting refers to the practice of only eating between certain hours of the day, or in some versions, alternating normal diet days with days when you severely restrict the number of calories that you eat.

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What do the Montreal Science Centre, the busiest airport in New England, and one of North America’s largest retailers have in common? Each of them — accompanied by a college library, a society of crafters, and Time magazine’s 2017 Instagram Photographer of the Year — are part of a breakthrou…