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If TB could talk: A closer look at tuberculosis in Canada

March 24, 2017

Dr. Ian Kitai, tuberculosis specialist and Staff Physician in Infectious Diseases, offer his perspective on why tuberculosis has again surpassed HIV as the leading cause of infectious disease-related deaths globally.

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How a new SickKids fellowship is using collaboration to better understand paediatric rare diseases

February 28, 2019

A Perspective from Dr. Laurence Gauquelin, paediatric neurologist and the first clinical fellow in Advanced Genomics in Paediatric Rare Disease in the Centre for Genetic Medicine at SickKids.

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Counting every life makes every child’s life count

February 1, 2016

A Perspective from Dr. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, the inaugural Robert Harding Chair in Global Child Health, the Co-Director and Director of Research at SickKids Centre for Global Child Health and member and co-author of the Global Burden of Disease …

ATVs present a deadly threat to Canadian kids – it’s time for change

June 8, 2016

Dr. Suzanne Beno, Emergency Medicine Physician and Co-Director of the Trauma Program at SickKids, gives her perspective on the danger of children operating ATVs.

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Emergency doctors address a less obvious health emergency: childhood obesity

June 14, 2016

Dr. Dan Magnus, Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at SickKids, gives his perspective on the importance of physical activity and healthy eating to combat one of the major health emergencies affecting children today: obesity.

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Intersection of the pain crisis and the opioid crisis

April 11, 2018

Though recent attention about the use of opioids has focused on the potential negative outcomes, the reality is opioids are indispensable for the treatment of pain. Drs. Fiona Campbell and Lisa Isaac, staff anesthesiologists, share their perspective.

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Parent with Pride

June 13, 2019

Jen Lockwood, Program Manager, Engagement and HR Communications, Human Resources at SickKids shares her perspective on supporting her son's journey with gender identity.

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It’s time to recognize that mental illness is illness like any other

May 2, 2016

Dr. Daphne Korczak, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at SickKids, discusses the progress that our society has made for children's mental health and the challenges we continues to face.

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Basic science research is indispensable for future medical discoveries

May 27, 2016

Drs. Lynne Howell and Perrin Baker give their perspective on the importance of basic scientific research to make future medical discoveries.

Pipette in a research lab

Building on trailblazers’ work: How the impact of cancer genetics is being realized today

May 30, 2016

Dr. David Malkin, Senior Staff Oncologist and Senior Scientist at SickKids, discusses the relationship between our genes and cancer predisposition.

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