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Category: Health & Wellness
Are visible minorities in Canada more likely to contract COVID-19? Doctors and community activists say socioeconomic data does show that unequal access to health care can lead to higher coronavirus infection rates among ethnic groups….. (read the whole story).
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40 years ago this week, on April 12, Terry Fox dipped his foot into the Atlantic Ocean in Newfoundland and transformed the course of cancer research in Canada. The suffering he saw in the cancer wards after his diagnosis compelled him to act. Terry was an innovator, fundraiser, athlete, humanitarian. His Marathon of Hope is turning 40 years old and his message is as timely as ever.
It feels like the world is in a holding pattern, waiting for this global crisis to end but we know that cancer patients can’t wait for this crisis to be over. Nor can the researchers who have made it their life’s work to save lives.
So this week, in honour of Terry, and his dream of a world without cancer, we are asking you to give if you can.
Stay safe, stay hopeful.
Researchers find that intellectual activities such as playing board and card games and betting on races helped to lower risk of developing symptoms ….. read the whole story.
Man In Nursing Home Reacts To Hearing Music From His Era
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Here is a recently published article in the Canadian Journal of Diabetes by my student and me on the subject:JoesepChu_170523
Although it is a peer-reviewed scientific article, I trust the conclusions and recommendations are easy for non-medical people to understand.
It looks like that Chinese with stroke have a higher frequency of Diabetes and their prognosis fair worst even if their blood pressure severity is not as bad.