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Exhibit chronicles nuns’ care of Irish immigrants

Tens of thousands of people fled the disease and misery of the Irish potato famine in the 1800s and came to Canada sick and poor. In Montreal, three orders of nuns led by the Grey Nuns fed and cared for »

Environment & Animal Life, Health, Highlights, International

Warm weather means more ticks, disease potential

When people and their pets venture out much more frequently in the warm months, medical officials are advising to be wary of ticks. The tick nymphs tend to emerge in early to late spring. With climate change, more species of »