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H1N1 losing steam (Quick news)

By admin - Published on Friday, 11 December 2009 10:58

British officials admitted on Thursday that the swine flu is significantly less lethal than the Spanish flu; 100 times less.

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Ipods and Alzheimer's patients

By Marina Lowell - Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 20:12

Dr. Tomaino has studied the therapeutic effects of music for over 30 years. She is leading a program to give Alzheimer's patients iPods loaded with customized playlists, so they can receive music therapy in their own homes. "If someone loved opera or classical or jazz or religious music, or if they sang and danced when the family got together, we can recreate that music and help them relive those experiences," she says.

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Ukraine bans public events

By Marina Lowell - Published on Sunday, 22 November 2009 21:06

There has been an outbreak of some kind of flu in Ukraine; 67 people have died and 255,000 are infected. Around 22 people tested positive for swine flu, but it's hard to tell whether the H1N1 virus is responsible for all the cases.

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H1N1 Clinics for Nov 2009

By admin - Published on Sunday, 08 November 2009 10:30

Toronto Clinics

Mondays to Fridays

Time: 1:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturdays: 10:00 am to 4:00pm

Metro Hall - 55 John Street

East York Civic - Centre 85 Coxwell Avenue

North York Civic Centre - 5100 Yonge Street

Etobicoke Civic Centre - 399 The West Mall

Timonthy Eaton Business and Technical Institute - 1251 Bridletowne Circle

North Toronto Memorial Community Centre - 200 Eglinton Avenue West

Melody Public School (closed school) - 24 Strathburn Blvd

Masaryk-Cowan Community Recreation Centre - 220 Cowan Avenue

Scarborough Civic Centre - 150 Borough Drive

North Kipling Community Centre - 2 Rowntree Road

You are not required to bring identification or your OHIP card to the clinics.

Locations are wheelchair accessible and located near public transit. Visit http://www.toronto.ca/health/cdc/h1n1/clinics.htm for additional information.

Peel Region

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H1N1 vaccine controversy

By Marina Lowell - Published on Monday, 02 November 2009 17:54

Federal health authorities are encouraging everyone to get the H1N1 vaccine. According to the World Health Organization, the H1N1 vaccines have been proven to be safe, and they have the same degree of effectiveness as the vaccine for seasonal influenza. No adverse effects has been noted.

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