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The 2015 Nike Mag

Almost 30 years ago, Nike was asked to collaborate on a movie that would feature scenes set in the futuristic world of 2015. The brand was challenged to imagine sneakers that would suit the inhabitants of the advanced era. The … READ MORE

Post-polio syndrome: It takes a team approach

Donald Sutherland plays President Snow in the Hunger Games films. Sutherland contracted polio as a child and developed a love of reading while bedridden. He went on to become an accomplished actor, and has appeared in over 130 films. … READ MORE

Figure 1 is Instagram for doctors

Like Instagram for doctors, Figure 1 app now has 500,000 users. One billion cases viewed 18 Sep 2015. Figure 1 Inc.’s Richard Penner, left and Gregory Levey show their medical image-sharing app Tuesday. Glenn Lowson for The Globe … READ MORE

The plight of the disabled graduate

Many of the systems designed to help students with disabilities disappear after they complete their education. Photo Mike Segar, Reuters. Mikhail Zinshteyn, The Atlantic June 4, 2015 The shift from high school to college, or from … READ MORE

Martyn Ashton – Back on Track

Following his injury in 2013, Martyn Ashton, trials legend, creator of Road Bike Party 2, and, above all family man and bike rider, began his inspirational journey to get back on track. Joined by his friends Danny MacAskill, Chris … READ MORE

Youth in transition to adult care

Family and Community Resource Centre FCRC at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. At Alberta Children’s Hospital, we say goodbye to hundreds of youth each year, as they turn 18 and transition to adult medical care. If you’re … READ MORE

Adapted physical activity for kids

Adapted Physical Activity programs offer children 4-14 years old with special needs the opportunity to gain independence and health benefits in an encouraging and understanding environment. Each child works one-on-one with a … READ MORE

Tour for Kids Alberta, July 17-19, 2015

Members of the Ride with Rouge Cycling Team will be joining 125 cyclists on the 9th Annual Tour for Kids Alberta, an epic ride in support of children living with cancer. The ride takes place from Friday July 17 to Sunday July … READ MORE

Step by Step Early Intervention Society

Step By Step Early Intervention Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, educating and empowering parents of children with developmental delays. Our service model is tailored specifically to the needs of the … READ MORE

New MS treatment could be too pricey

A new multiple sclerosis treatment capable of halting the disease’s advancement for 10 years is being reviewed by government to determine if it’ll receive B.C. PharmaCare coverage. A multiple sclerosis patient is seen with her … READ MORE

Uncovering costs of elder care in Canada

One in seven Canadians is over the age of 65, 77% have at least one chronic condition, and more than nine in ten want to remain in their own homes. For the children of these seniors, many of whom are working full-time and supporting … READ MORE
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