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Changing the way we raise our children

Dr. Jonathon Maguire is leading a research initiative called TARGet Kids! – one of the largest studies of its kind in the world – tracking the development of children and the risk factors for obesity, vitamin D deficiency (which can lead to chronic health conditions like diabetes), respiratory infections and multiple sclerosis. The team will monitor the health of these children and develop interventions, which help them develop to their full potential.
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Keep your New Year's Resolution

You are 10 times more likely to stick with a change made at the New Year. What's your resolution? Video courtesy of Dr. Mike Evans of the Health Design Lab at St. Michael's Hospital.
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Dangerous to talk while driving - even handsfree

Dr. Tom Schweizer's research at St. Michael's shows drivers who talk while making left hand turns put themselves at serious risk. Video courtesy of Global News Toronto.
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Change for the Future

Bring your unwanted pennies to the Foundation. We'll turn them into your best care.
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Helping Toronto's homeless

St. Michael's Foundation donors funded a new research chair in Homelessness. Dr. Stephen Hwang was appointed the inaugural chair. The chair is believed to be the first research chair in the world designated to study the health of homeless and vulnerably housed people.
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23 1/2 hours

Dr. Michael Evans of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael's Hospital presents 23 1/2 hours, a video showing you the best thing you can do for your health.
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A Patient Who Changed the Face of Care at St. Michael's

Remember the name Michael Locke. He was a husband and a father to his family. And he was a patient and friend to St. Michael’s. Michael passed away last year but his memory lives on in the impact he made at St. Michael’s and in his community at large.
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Even people who have little give big

St. Michael’s has more than 25,000 donors who support the hospital’s research, education and patient care. One such donor caught the attention of staff when he rolled his shopping cart into the Foundation’s offices, located in the Donnelly Wing.
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Thank you for making a difference

The words hung in the air and suddenly Nancy Manias could barely breathe. After more than a decade living with diabetes, Mauro, Nancy’s husband was about to lose his eyesight. It was more than the two of them could take in.
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