Next Market Sunday September 23

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It’s prime market season now so be sure to come out to the next Millbrook Farmers’ Market on Sunday, September 23.  The market runs from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Old Millbrook School, 1 Dufferin Street. Recent rains and the ongoing heat are making for a superb crop of fresh … Continue reading

Terry Fox Pushed It to the Limit for Cancer Research

Terry Fox Pushed It to the Limit for Cancer Research
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Terry Fox was 18 years old when he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. His right leg was amputated 15 cm above the knee four days after the diagnosis. He passed away four years later – one month shy of his 23rd birthday. The impact Terry Fox continues to have on not … Continue reading

Tobacco Endgame Could End “Hallway Healthcare”

Tobacco Endgame Could End “Hallway Healthcare”
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In the early days of May 2018, the Ontario government released its long awaited Smoke Free Ontario strategy. Its opening sentence reminds readers that “Every day tobacco kills more Ontarians than alcohol, illicit substances, accidents, suicide and homicides combined.” And for those whose bottom line may be dollars and cents: … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Brings a Long Goodbye

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Brings a Long Goodbye
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In April, 60 Minutes aired a segment produced by Dr. Jonathan LaPook, the chief medical correspondent for US broadcaster CBS.  Dr. LaPook followed Carol Daly’s progression dealing with Alzheimer’s.  For ten years, Carol and her husband Mike were filmed during annual checkups in what has been called the longest video … Continue reading