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Life after August: 'On the other side of this grief there's something beautiful'
March 7, 2014 2:45 PM Though no one could know what went on in the mind of August Chazan-Gabbard, who died in October at age 14, his parents believe he had a life worth living.
How I spent my first year of retirement
February 22, 2014 5:03 AM We asked retirees how they spent their first year of retirement and how they fared financially. Their diverse answers show how we have redefined retirement
Brain differences linked to insomnia identified by researchers
February 28, 2014 11:11 PM Researchers report that people with chronic insomnia show more plasticity and activity than good sleepers in the part of the brain that controls movement. "Insomnia is not a nighttime disorder," says study leader. "It's a 24-hour brain condition, like a light switch that is always on. Our research adds information about differences in the brain associated with it." The researchers say they hope ...
Specialists help the show go on for injured dancers and musicians
March 5, 2014 10:00 PM Doctors who dance or make music offer specialized care for performers.
Researchers identify brain differences linked to insomnia
February 28, 2014 12:22 PM ( Johns Hopkins Medicine ) Johns Hopkins researchers report that people with chronic insomnia show more plasticity and activity than good sleepers in the part of the brain that controls movement.
St. Jude Eon Mini Defects May Lead to Injuries
March 5, 2014 6:20 AM On July 31, 2012, St. Jude Medical announced a recall of some of its Eon and Eon Mini pain management implants. The company had received hundreds of reports that the devices were failing prematurely, sometimes resulting in first- or second-degree burns in patients. The company issued a “Dear Doctor” letter on July 26, 2012, reporting [...]
Greenock mum takes stairlift fight to watchdog
February 24, 2014 3:41 AM A GREENOCK mum is taking her fight to get a stairlift for her disabled daughter to a national watchdog.
Treating the aches and pains of playing music
February 17, 2014 5:02 AM
Senior citizens across York Region express grave concerns about changes to services
February 21, 2014 10:15 AM Two weeks after senior citizens at the Keswick Gardens seniors apartment complex in Georgina spoke out about their concerns with the looming transition from on-side service with York Region’s Alternative Community Living program to a network model through CHATS and CareFirst, other clients poised to be impacted have raised their own red flags.
St. Jude Eon Mini May Lead to Complications for Patients
February 14, 2014 11:52 AM Some patients who received St. Jude Eon Mini implant surgery have complained about reduced pain relief, a return of symptoms, suffered from burns, or needed the device removed after surgery. The FDA issued recalls after learning of potential issues with the Eon Mini battery and patients experiencing burns on their skin. Patients may need another [...]