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Growing Women’s Health campaign

St. Michael’s Foundation is calling on residents of Toronto to support Patients as Teachers: Breast Cancer Initiative. Up until November 2, residents can donate to the Growing Women’s Health campaign at local Shoppers Drug Mart locations. Donations go directly to local charities to support women’s health initiatives.
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10 flu shot myths demystified

Flu season is almost upon us, and St. Michael’s, Providence and St. Joseph’s are once again waging a campaign to protect patients, staff and the public from this serious infectious disease through vaccination.
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SCAR WARS

Most people know that heart disease and cancer can be deadly. But did you know that fibrosis (or, organ scarring) is responsible for nearly half of all deaths in the developed world? Forty-five per cent of chronic diseases in hospitals are related to fibrosis, and it is at the root of most types of heart and kidney failure. Medicine has yet to figure out how to treat the problem.
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One-on-one with Bernie Syron

Passionate and tireless community builders, Bernie and Mildred Syron have spent the last three decades helping St. Michael’s transform into the globally recognized research and patient care powerhouse it is today. Their most recent gift to establish the Bernie and Mildred Syron Nursing Excellence Program is another highlight in a long history of giving.
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Battle for Breakthroughs

The next battle for breakthroughs is just days away. Angels Den returns to on Nov. 6, and this year’s contest is hotter than ever – a testament to the brilliance of St. Michael’s scientists and the extraordinary generosity of our donors.
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The Colliers: Supporting World-Class Care

Like many grateful patients who become donors to the Foundation, Terry and Maria began with smaller gifts. But after the outstanding results of their two highly complicated procedures, they wanted to make a larger, more impactful contribution.
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Defining Moments - Fall 2018

Defining Moments Newsletter - Fall 2018 issue for Donors from St. Michael's Foundation
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Savoury Carrot Ring

This savoury side dish baked in a bundt pan is a beautiful and delicious complement to a holiday meal or autumn dinner. The recipe may be adapted for vegan, lactose-free and gluten-free diets.
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Unsaturated fats fighting heart disease

Fat used to be considered a dietary enemy but the findings of Dr. Heyu Ni and his team at the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science at St. Michael’s Hospital are reinforcing the claim that foods rich in unsaturated fat – like olive oil in the much-lauded Mediterranean diet – can be a driver of good health.
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#TorontoStrong

As Toronto's only downtown adult trauma centre, St. Michael’s Emergency Department receives nearly 80,000 patients every year, but the evening of Sunday, July 22, was particularly tough. The gun shots that rang out on the Danforth, a busy and popular street, left two people dead: 18-year-old Reese Fallon and 10-year-old Julianna Kozis. The shooter, Faisal Hussain, injured 13 others before taking his own life.
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