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Both the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control in the U.S. have issued warnings about the outbreak of a pneumonia-like illness in the city of Wuhan, China. Any mention of a flu-like illness coming out of China triggers memories of the SARS outbreak.

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After seven years of collaboration, a team of researchers from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has developed an intelligent molecule that could significantly extend the lives of patients with glioblastoma, an incurable and devastating brain cancer that…

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The red wine paradox: Supposedly the French, in spite of eating a diet high in fat, tended to have a low rate of heart disease. Why? Back in the 1990s the thinking was it was the consumption of red wine which was responsible — but is that true? And, if you don’t drink red wine regularly, sho…

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Along with the gifts and good cheer, we can also share something a lot less fun over the holidays — colds and related bugs. Here are some suggestions to help you stay healthy over the holidays and that you might also want to use when the holidays are over:

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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…