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Former Homeless Teen Graduating On Dean’s List – GNSOTD Wed, May 20th 2020

With the COVID-19 Pandemic still wreaking havoc on the world, millions are at risk or are facing homelessness, as this has an impact on not just health, but also the economy. But for those in that position, or others worried

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Don’t Walk And Text Study Says

One of Canada’s top Public Research Universities has released a study that may change some pedestrian safety laws in the future. Researchers, from the University of Calgary, are suggesting that walking while texting on your phone is also dangerous. Researchers

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Waterloo Teen Makes Swim Club More Accessible – GNSOTD Wednesday, Dec 11th, 2019

Youth Accessibility Leader, and student at the University of Waterloo, Liliana Paroski is a former competitive swimmer who wanted to help children with autism or ADHD more easily participate in the sport. Thanks to a Federal grant she was able to do just

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Guelph University Food Waste Study

A team of scientists at the University of Guelph spent weeks combing through the garbage of dozens of households to come up with what the researchers say is the most accurate measure yet of how much food is wasted in

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Doctors More Likely To Prescribe Opioids Later In The Day, Study Finds

It’s a bit of information relevant to our area, but according to a recently published study by researchers at the University of Minnesota and Harvard University, primary care physicians may be more likely to prescribe opioid painkillers later in the day.

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Speeding Is Riskiest Kind Of Aggressive Driving Study Shows

A new study from the University of Waterloo data from 28 million trips recorded by on-board devices. They looked for possible links between four bad driving behaviours – speeding, hard braking, hard acceleration and hard cornering – and the likelihood of crashes. Their

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Sleep Study Suggest Avoiding Nicotine Or Caffeine Before Bed

A study led by a researcher at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), with help from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University, Emory University, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and the National Institutes of Health, took a look at the evening

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After 40 Years Homeless Man Goes Back To College – GNSOTD Wednesday June 5th 2019

David Carter has been a pretty familiar face around the University of Texas at Austin, he’s out on 24th and Guadalupe almost every day, pan handling. More than 40 years previous he had been familiar there for another reason; he was a

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Graduating Nursing College At NYU Years After Working There – GNSOTD Thursday May 23rd 2019

Frank Baez barely spoke English when he arrived in the United States, he and his two brothers came to the United States from the Dominican Republic in 2004, when he was 15 years old. In order to help his mother out

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90 Year Old Great-Grandfather Graduating From University – GNSOTD Thursday May 2nd 2019

It is something he has wanted to do for more than 70 years, that’s what brought Bob Dwyer back to the classroom, he is looking forward to finally achieving his goal of a college degree. Bob Dwyer is a 90

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