Health

A half a million Canadians are currently stricken with Alzheimer’s, and within a generation, researchers predict that number will double to 1,100,000, according to Rising Tide, a...
There are so many large not-for-profit cancer organizations, but starting your own charity makes a personal mark, not only by impacting the beneficiaries but by giving friends and family a...
The specific Out of the Shadows campaign is over, but Evanescence singer-pianist Amy Lee won’t ever stop bringing to light the realities of epilepsy.  Her brother, Robby, had his first...
New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton lost his battle with cancer today, but in a final letter to Canadians dated August 20, the 61-year-old urged others diagnosed with the deadly disease to...
Four palettes and 1.15 million tables and sachets were deployed to Kenya yesterday (July 28), the latest salvo to fight the drought in Eastern Africa. Provided by GlobalMedic’s Rapid...
Phem Phat Entertainment Group’s Ebonnie Rowe has managed to keep Toronto’s Honey Jam, the multi-genre female singing showcase at which Nelly Furtado was discovered, alive for 16 years. No...
A 15-year-old British girl with terminal cancer has inspired the Internet and Twitter community to help her fulfill her bucket list.  Alice Pyne has Hodgkin's lymphoma that has spread...
Billy Talent drummer Aaron Solowoniuk is in a multi-platinum Canadian rock band, headlining arenas across the country and touring all over the world, but he has just realized another dream —...
As hockey fans await the Stanley Cup’s possible arrival north of the border in 2011, Canadians across the country have another reason to cheer. The two largest national cancer charities...
Going to summer camp is one of the definitive experiences for Canadian children. But when Dorothy Peddie and Ingrid Anderson, two working moms from the Greater Toronto Area, discovered there was an...

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