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Are Your Cleaning Products Dirty?

Modern living is associated with an obsession to be clean. We have detergent to wash our sheets, shampoo to clean our hair, sprays to polish our homes and soaps to scrub our bodies. Yet it’s important to be aware that many of the hundreds of commercial cleaners we use every day - for our bodies and our homes - are "DIRTY."
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Once a Pioneer…  Nancy Main's Story

“I was thrilled when he won the Bloomberg Manulife Award,” says Nancy Main of St. Michael’s Dr. David Jenkins. “He was the first Canadian to win.” The award is offered each year by McGill University to an academic doing research with the potential to have a significant impact on the health and well-being of North Americans. Like Dr. Jenkins in his chosen field of nutrition, Nancy Main has been a pioneer as well.
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Mike's Gift of Comfort

In September 2007, Mike Flammia had a serious accident that could have ended his life. Since his return to good health, Mike has shown his gratitude in different ways.
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CRICH - U of T Chapter: Sahil Gupta's Call of Duty

Sahil Gupta was on his way to buy the latest version of the video game, Call of Duty, when he saw something that made him stop in his tracks. There, at the Spadina subway station was a woman in a hijab with a sign “I need your help to feed my children.” Shocked, Sahil gave her the money he meant to spend on the video game and came away doing a little soul-searching.
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Soaring Arias Raise Funds for Inspire 2018 - Sandra Tang's Story

After so many years of expert and compassionate care by numerous doctors at St. Michael’s Hospital, Sandra Tang decided to give back by hosting a fundraising concert of operatic music.
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What's Cooking Doc?
Pan Roasted Salmon

Using fresh ingredients sourced at Toronto's St. Lawrence Market, celebrated Toronto chef and friend of St. Michael's, Victor de Guzman whips up a market-inspired creation that’s easy to make and delicious for the whole family.
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What's Cooking Doc?
Red Basmati Rice Pilaf

"Rice is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates which are important for healthy growth and development," says St. Michael's pediatrician Dr. Jonathan Maguire. "It's also not particularly allergenic which can be helpful for children with food allergies." Dr. Maguire heads up TARGet Kids!, the largest study in Canada to look at the effects of early childhood nutrition. This side dish is part of market-inspired dinner that's easy to make and delicious for the whole family.
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Holiday Collapse Leads to New Year's Miracle

Bonnie had begun to notice that her memory had been failing her and was less and less reliable. And she was exhausted, completely drained. Despite running a successful magazine, Bonnie was making mistakes and struggling to accomplish routine tasks. For a perfectionist, it was both confusing and frustrating.
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Breaking New Ground for Inspire 2018

Friday, April 17 was a milestone day for St. Michael’s Hospital as Eric Hoskins, the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, our signature donors to the campaign, hospital and foundation board members, and friends and family of the hospital gathered to mark the official launch of the construction phase of Inspire 2018.
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Jackie Rosati: A Force of Nature

Jackie Rosati is painting a mural of an Ontario waterfall at the Villa Colombo, which she and her husband helped found and where she continues to volunteer. She is 85 and high up on a scaffold. Nobody is going to tell her to get down. That is a nice metaphor for Jackie’s life and a testament to her indomitable spirit – the girl who arrived in North America via Ellis Island, defied expectations to become a nurse, married a dashing airman and went on to become a pillar of the Italian-Canadian community, known for her energy and generosity.
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