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All those bad habits got you down? They should!

Interested in increasing your lifespan? Say by about six years? You don’t have to be an Olympian. Just get up off that coach. © cbc.ca We all know how not to do it, of course. Light that cigarette, chomp that big »

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Ottawa researchers score MS breakthrough

Make no mistake, medical research is not for the faint of heart. It’s a tough grind with plenty of dead ends and long days. Dr. Mark Freedman, right, and Dr. Harold Atkins have worked closely together for the past 13 »

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Ottawa scientists break new ground in post-op kidney transplant treatment

Doctors and research scientists in Ottawa continue to poke holes in conventional medical wisdom. Dr. Greg Knoll is a kidney transplant specialist at The Ottawa Hospital. © Courtesy: The Ottawa Hospital Earlier this month, we told you about Dr. Marc Rodger »

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A Canadian researcher takes the road less travelled and prevails

Sometimes, you have to go against the flow. It can hurt and it takes courage, but sometimes–not always, mind you–everything really does work out for the better. Dr. Marc Rodger knows the drill. He is a senior scientist at the »