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Dr. Charlotte W. Ross, Manitoba’s Pionee…

December 24, 2011 by Helen Pollitt Smith

The life of Dr. Charlotte Ross, Manitoba's first woman doctor who lived and practised in Whitemouth from 1881 to 1910   The dog team was abruptly halted before the log cabin over which the smoke hung low in the...

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May Edwards Chinn

December 26, 2011 by Todd Edwards

May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted to be a musician, but she changed from music to science after receiving encouragement from a professor at Columbia Teachers College. This fortuitous decision...

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Autistic Adults Have Unreliable Neural R…

September 19, 2012 by New York University

Autistic adults have unreliable neural sensory responses to visual, auditory, and touch stimuli   This poor response reliability, the study’s authors conclude, appears to be a fundamental neural characteristic of autism. “We are not suggesting that unreliable sensory —...

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Don’t Suffer in Silence with Toe Pain

August 1, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame   Rosemont, IL --- While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are...

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How to Avoid Single-Bicycle Crashes

October 12, 2012 by Taylor & Francis

The resulting paper, 'What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle crashes?', has been awarded two prizes from insurers Liberty Mutual   With the 'Wiggins effect' in full swing after London 2012 and people taking up cycling...

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Dr. Emily Howard Stowe - a Pioneering Ca…

December 24, 2011 by Library and Archives Canada

Dr. Emily Howard Stowe was a pioneering Canadian physician and suffragette   She was not only the first Canadian woman to practise medicine in Canada, but she was also a lifelong champion of women's rights. Her tireless campaign...

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