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When Strokes Strike the Young

If you’re under the age of 55 you probably remember when you either wanted to be Dylan McKay, or date him. Actor Luke Perry played the resident heart-throb on the hit TV show Beverly Hills 90210, and to an entire generation he was forever cool and forever young. So when news broke of his death at age 52 of a massive stroke, there was first shock and an outpouring of sadness but then the question: how does someone so young die of a stroke?
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World Health Day

April 7 is World Health Day. To mark the occasion, we asked medical experts from across a range of departments at St. Michael’s Hospital for their best tips on how to live a healthy life.
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How to Deal with Grief

Grief is a universal experience. At some point in every life, we grieve – and the loss of someone we love can be the most intense grief of all.
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How Jean Chan made her mark

If you look closely at the faces in the photo, she stands out. It’s 1958 and St. Michael’s Hospital’s nursing program has graduated yet another class of smart, determined young women. Jean (Hong) Chan is one of them. She is different from all the others. She isn’t Catholic. And she’s Chinese.
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Game-Changer: The Risks of Concussion

A pioneer in neurosurgery, St. Michael’s Dr. Cusimano is at the forefront of concussion awareness and public policy.
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Fighting Measles on a Global Scale

St. Michael's Doctor Fights Measles on a Global Scale
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Jann Arden on Living with Loss

We asked Arden to share her insights into dealing with grief, and what gave her comfort when she needed it most.
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Unlocking Food’s Potential

St. Michael’s dietitian weighs in on Canada’s new food guide
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Shining the Light on an Age-Old Problem

Ahead of International Women’s Day, we spoke with St. Michael’s Hospital’s first female Physician-in-Chief about bridging the gender gap in medicine.
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Beating Blindness

As World Glaucoma Week approaches, we peer into the world-leading research taking place at St. Michael’s, and how one man’s eyesight was saved.
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