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December 12, 2019

Before the modern axe, the stone-age hand axe was used without a handle and was essentially just a piece of stone. Axes were used in folklore for many different purposes, including as weapons and as part of superstitions like guarding buildings against lightning. 

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August 27, 2019

​Last week, more than 1,200 health care and public policy experts signed an open letter to the federal party leaders, asking them to commit to implementing a national pharmacare system in Canada. Though this has been in the talks for over 50 years, experts say it’s nec...

February 5, 2019

Today is #WorldCancerDay, an opportunity to speak about a disease that affects millions of people around the world each year. This year and for the next 3 years, the World Cancer Day campaign slogan is #IAmAndIWill, a powerful call to action for every citizen of the wo...

December 14, 2018

We all know that warm pleasant feeling we get when we do a good deed for someone else, but did you know that generosity actually makes people measurably happier? 

Neuroeconomists at University of Zurich in Switzerland did a study that showed not only that generous peopl...

August 10, 2018

In Canada, 21% of single mothers are raising their children in poverty (Statistics Canada, 2008). This is a surprising statistic given Canada’s overall wealth, however, it is the reality.

Last week, MEDUCOM volunteered at Michael House, one of the not-for-profit organiz...

January 12, 2018

A hot topic, or shall I say “cool” topic of discussion this year has been the frigidly cold winter temperatures in southern parts of North America…but is this really unusual and why has it been so cold?

Typically, when there are very strong temperature differences betwe...

October 20, 2017

​​With MEDUCOM offices located in Guelph, Ontario, and most of our staff living in the city (many within walking distance!) we often take for granted our easy commute to work. However, Guelph is a rapidly growing city and many MEDUCOMers frequently travel to Toronto, M...

July 14, 2017

It’s been over 10 years since the first smartphone was sold in stores. Millions of people now own a smartphone and it’s not a dispute that having the internet and various social media apps constantly at your fingertips can be a distraction.

However, recently published r...

April 7, 2017

The Canadian Cancer Society is celebrating their 60th year of Daffodil Month this April to raise money and awareness for cancer research, making it one of the longest running Canadian fundraising traditions. Each year, it moves thousands of volunteers across the countr...

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