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Posted on 17 March 2017

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#RealTalk: Cultural Facts & Perspectives that will make you a better doctor-

Posted on 21 August 2016

The #RealTalk series allows our fellow students to share their ideas about how healthcare intertwines with their cultural and/or religious background. Check out this interview with 2nd year medical student Tammy Wong: What is your background? I was born and raised in Canada by Chinese immigrants from Hong Kong. My parents are Buddhist and raised […] Continue Reading

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Sushi Etiquette, or Swimmy Noms

Posted on 17 April 2016

Hello once again! It is time to come back from a decently clerkship-sized writing hiatus and bring you my latest, thoroughly and refreshingly unsourced topic, how to eat sushi as would the Japanese version of Emily Post. Now, I’ll be the first to admit that some of these guidelines I in fact break without questioning […] Continue Reading

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Water is Life, and We are Running Low

Posted on 22 December 2015

Every day you and I require at least 50 liters of fresh water in order to meet our basic needs (drinking, bathing, cooking, etc).[1] Any person anywhere in the world has this same requirement. Yet one third of the world’s population lacks access to this basic human right; they lack access to basic sanitation or […] Continue Reading

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Dominican Republic, Canadian Dental Relief International, and Hopes for the Future

Posted on 13 December 2015

People who visit the Dominican Republic think of resorts, snorkelling and beautiful beaches. They think of friendly, smiling people and shops for tourists to buy souvenirs.  When the plane touches down on the runway and you step onto the tarmac, you are greeted by a wave of warmth.  Palm trees wave hello in the light breeze. […] Continue Reading

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World AIDS Day

Posted on 01 December 2015

On this World AIDS Day we celebrate progress that has been made and we push to meet new goals to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. This year the UN reached their target of treating 15 million people with HIV by 2015. In their new Fast-Track Strategy, they aim to have 90% of HIV infected […] Continue Reading

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