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ADHD Teens More Likely to be involved in Car Accidents

Though, teenage boys do happen to be a little reckless and brash in their hay days, yet a recent study has overlooked all those aspects to state that ADHD is responsible for increasing the risk of car crashes involving boys. The research has been conducted by a group of teenage researchers, who have looked into the relationship between teenage boys and car crashes and mental disorders.

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Nurse takes advantage of Patient

A staff member of the St. Joseph’s Health Centre is accused of having taken sexual advantage of a patient by pretending to conduct a medical examination.

The Toronto nurse, Rey Gimenez, started to work for St. Joseph's Health Centre in 2008. Last Wednesday, the medical employee has been arrested and charged of having abused his authority and sexually harassed a client.

The 26-year-old nurse had to explain himself in court at Old City Hall and could not justify the necessity of conducting sexual actions on a patient during a standard check-up.

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Toronto on Alert Following One Reported Case of Measles

Toronto Public Health has issued measles warnings after a women was hospitalised with the disease last week.

The 51-year old woman is believed to have contracted measles while traveling in Europe. After her hospitalisation officials announced that anyone who came into contact with her should monitor themselves for symptoms of the illness.

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Manitoban Woman Becomes First Person to Be Cut into Half

Janis Olson from Manitoba and her family are in the limelight and almost every magazine house wants to feature the family in its magazine.

The reason is because she has become the first person in the world to be cut totally into half, so as to remove cancerous midsection and then be placed back together into one.

On Friday, the woman was at her daughter’s school to inform students regarding Sunday's Terry Fox Run and that funds that are raised in such cancer campaigns, help save people like herself.

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A Whooping $14.8-million Granted to Four Hospices by Terry Fox Foundation

The Terry Fox Foundation has extended a massive sum of $414.8-million to four hospitals across three provinces. Further, the grant has been given towards cancer research.

On Thursday, the confirmation of the funding was announced at the Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. The research money that totals to $2.7-million spread over a period of three years would be used towards the ‘Ultrasound for Cancer Therapy Project’ at Sunnybrook. The same would ensure that the ultrasound imaging would become faster and give speedier updates on chemotherapy progress.

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