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It's a crisis for Quebec women

Published: 14Nov2012

Surgery wait times for deadly ovarian, cervical and breast cancers in Quebec are three times longer than government benchmarks, leading some desperate patients to shop around for an operating room....

Identical twins are genetically different

Published: 12Nov2012

Even though identical twins supposedly share all of their DNA, they acquire hundreds of genetic changes early in development that could set them on different paths, according to new research. The...

Life at McGill for Elizabeth Waterston during WWII

Published: 12Nov2012

Elizabeth Hillman Waterston started her first week at McGill University in 1939, during the first week of World War Two.  On campus, they were enjoying torchlight football parades and dances at the...

Remembering McGill Redmen athletes killed in WWII

Published: 12Nov2012

McGill University lost seven athletes from its two 1938 national championship teams in the Second World War. In 1938, McGill’s football Redmen captured the Yates Cup while the hockey Redmen won the...

Generic oxycontin sparks unique fight; MDS divided

Published: 12Nov2012

The epidemic of addiction and abuse spawned by OxyContin is well documented, prompting even its manufacturer to replace the narcotic painkiller with a pill it claims is harder to abuse. Now, with...

McGill remembers brings digital light to the dark years

Published: 12Nov2012

For years, one man clipped every article, stored every letter and carefully transcribed every promotion, every victory and every heartbreaking loss that touched the McGill University community...

The autism project: to get your child diagnosed

Published: 12Nov2012

Neuroscientist Mayada Elsabbagh has spent her career unravelling the mysteries of the infant brain. She studies neural pathways. She uses high-tech sensors and infrared eye-trackers to examine the...

City honours veterans at McGill

Published: 12Nov2012

Under overcast skies on the athletic grounds of McGill University, veterans, politicians and everyday folk, the overwhelming majority wearing a poppy over their hearts, gathered Sunday morning to...

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