Profile of Sheryl Ubelacker

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  • Relaxing in the OR

    For children who need an operation, the idea of being put to sleep can be one of the most frightening parts of surgery, especially when they see ...

  • Nix support groups

    They have to be among the four most dreaded words a man can hear from his wife or intimate partner: “I’ve got breast cancer.”While it is the ...

  • Pancreas-in-a-dish

    Canadian scientists have created a living 3-D “pancreas-in-a-dish” with the hope of unravelling the mysteries of pancreatic cancer, one of the ...

  • Diabetes drug triggers neuron growth: study

    A drug commonly used to control Type 2 diabetes can help trigger stem cells to produce new brain cells, providing hope of a potential means to ...

  • Preventing accidental poisonings

    After Selina Esteves put her son Hudson to bed one evening and had gone downstairs to help his older brother with homework, she was somewhat ...

  • Bill to introduce age limit on salon tans

    As a child, Kate Neale always wore hats and high-SPF sunscreen to protect her ultra-fair skin from the rays of the sun. But at 16, wanting to ...

  • Condom use increasing among teens, young adults: StatsCan

    A new report suggests condom use is on the rise among sexually active teens and young adults, but experts say far too many young Canadians are ...

  • Dealing with Oxy

    The overdose death of a Northern Ontario man should be a red flag for primary care doctors who must switch patients from the now discontinued ...

  • Sensory overload

    The holidays are a time when families get together to celebrate cherished traditions — among them gathering around the Christmas tree and sharing ...