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Productivity resources for independent communicators

Well, here we are! Before us lies a bright and shiny new year. It’s the perfect time to reflect on the past year and implement some new strategies, tips and tools to increase our productivity. On January 5, 2016, I gave a presentation for Professional Independent Communicators (PIC), a subgroup of IABC Toronto that provides professional […]

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New jobs in regenerative medicine

Canada is a hotbed for the commercialization of regenerative medicine and stem cell discoveries. How appropriate, since two Canadian doctors, James Till and Ernest McCulloch discovered transplantable stem cells at the Ontario Cancer Institute in Toronto in 1961. Accelerated growth in this industry sector is opening up new job opportunities for medical laboratory technologists. The […]

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AHCJ Stem Cells Session – Part 1

At AHCJ’s Health Journalism 2015 conference, it was a sincere privilege to hear global leaders in the field of stem cells discuss the latest advances and challenges in the field. As a journalist and as an advocate for a family member who donated stem cells in 2013, I found this session fascinating. Many thanks to […]

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The Multitasking Myth

Feel as though you are constantly juggling too much on your plate? You’re far from alone! We have two big problems today: the amount of information we deal with in a day has grown significantly vs. even a few years ago we think we can keep up by doing many things at once Neuroscience finds that […]

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