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Unique program at the MUHC helps Montreal's youth learn about careers in the health sector

Tue, 2005-09-06 12:00

A unique student volunteer program at the MUHC allows young volunteers — aged 14 years and older — to learn new skills and to explore different career options in the health sector, as well as volunteer in different areas of the hospital, such as geriatrics, dialysis and radiology.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre Public Relations & Communications Services
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 31560
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US investment in tuberculosis control abroad pays off at home

Wed, 2005-09-07 01:00

A new study to be published in tomorrow's New England Journal of Medicine shows that United States investment in tuberculosis (TB) treatment abroad saves lives and money at home.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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Filmmaker turns Midas touch on McGill

Thu, 2005-09-08 11:00

Generous endowment to university from alumnus Jake Eberts will attract and support indigenous students. The First Peoples' House is a major beneficiary.

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Baiting HIV

Thu, 2005-09-08 11:00

Hematologist Jean-Pierre Routy to lead trial study that lures HIV out of cells, then zaps it with epilepsy drug valproic acid with astonishing results.

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Closing the cultural divide

Thu, 2005-09-08 11:00

Anthropologist Ronald Niezen is a foremost expert in North American aboriginal affairs, and a delegate for the Grand Council of the Crees at Geneva.

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A personal reflection on the Oka Crisis

Thu, 2005-09-08 11:00

First Peoples' House secretary remembers the pivotal events of 15 years ago, commemorated on campus this summer.

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McGill in the Community

Thu, 2005-09-08 11:00

Student volunteers clean up their own backyard, meet with community members.

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Personalized prescriptions

Thu, 2005-09-08 11:00

Pharmacogenomics Centre sizes up your genes and tailors your drugs.

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Sex, genes and social factors

Thu, 2005-09-08 11:00

Oh, the pain of being a boy... or a girl! Pain specialist Jeffrey Mogil examines how the sexes are wired differently when it comes to feeling the hurt.

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The remains of war

Thu, 2005-09-08 11:00

Alas poor Yorick, how much I can learn from your skull... Richard Fraser digs up Army Medical Museum bone collection, formerly used for teaching purposes, for Osler Library exhibit.

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