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Is the end of diabetes on the horizon?

Medical researchers and doctors have high hopes for a promising new diabetes treatment that could lead to a cure for the widespread disease. ViaCyte, a company dedicated to regenerative medicine, and Johnson&Johnson’s Janssen BetaLogics have teamed up to test a new embryonic stem cell treatment that could potentially make the disease completely manageable and, hopefully, […]

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Taylor Swift’s mom diagnosed with cancer

Mega country pop star Taylor Swift announced on Tumblr  Apr. 9  that her mother has been diagnosed with cancer. Swift found out about the news after visiting the doctor with her mother to get screened for any health issues. On Tumblr, Swift expressed that she was saddened to inform her fans her had been diagnosed. […]

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Sheridan Merchandising Arts students get creative

Sheridan College is recognized as one of the most prestigious creative arts school with programs including Animation, Craft and Design, Illustrations and Photography – just to name a few. Learn more on Sheridan Programs  In recognition of this creativity, Sheridan students enrolled in the Visual Merchandising Arts program displayed their talents with a merchandise showcase […]

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Meet Jamie Brewer, New York Fashion Week’s first model with Down’s Syndrome

Actress Jamie Brewer, known for her work on American Horror Story, can now add model and runway model pioneer to her resume. At this year’s New York Fashion Week, Brewer will break boundaries as the first woman with Down’s syndrome to take to the catwalk. Earlier today she tweeted an image of herself getting ready […]

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E-cigarettes: to vape or not to vape?

Vapor (aerosol) produced at high voltages by e-cigarettes can contain high concentrations of formaldehyde, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Jan. 21. Formaldehyde is a known carcinogen with links to lung cancer. Researchers found that e-cigarettes produce ‘masked’ formaldehyde when operating at their highest voltage levels. ‘Masked’ […]

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The Canadian marriage gap: for richer or poorer

A recent study by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada shows that marriage is very much linked to income. Higher-income Canadians are very likely to be married, while their lowest income counterparts are very likely to be unmarried. These findings may be a cause for concern since marriage itself is a positive way to […]

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UN embraces emotional well-being as measure of happiness

Today is the United Nation’s second International Day of Happiness. What makes you happy? The United Nations wants us to remember that it is friends, family and emotional well-being that make us happy rather than cars, clothes and material items. Then, it wants us to share what makes us happy with everyone else. Happiness ACT […]

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New app delivers sounds and smells of bacon

For many, getting up in the morning is about to get a whole lot easier. Food giant Oscar Mayer is currently testing a new iPhone add-on device that will wake users up with the smell of bacon. The device works by being plugged into the earphone outlet on the iPhone and emits a bacon-scented perfume […]

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