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Sunshine pay list for 2010 (disclosure 2009)

By Bob Joe - Published on Thursday, 01 April 2010 08:32

Who are the big earners for the City of Toronto in 2009?
Here is the sunshine list of names for those who made a $100,000 or more.
http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/publications/salarydisclosure/2010/munic10b.html

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Women looking and feeling good at 50

By Kulbinder Saran Caldwell - Published on Monday, 01 February 2010 09:34

At the dawn of a new decade, today’s 50-year-old women know they have many more years of active living ahead of them.  They are called the Quintastics, along with the many other roles they play as daughters, mothers, friends, bosses, wives and lovers.  They already have a lifetime of experience and 2010 is the year they celebrate what Picasso called “the autumn of a woman’s life” and discover their second wind.

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9000 deaths annually in Canadian hospitals (Quick news)

By admin - Published on Friday, 11 December 2009 11:04

Sepsis is responsible for more than nine thousand deaths annually in Canadian hospitals. According to a recent report, one in three patients will die after acquiring sepsis in hospitals. In the last two years thirty thousand patients were hospitalized for sepsis.

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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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