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André Picard is the health columnist at The Globe and Mail. I tweet and RT about health issues, running and journalism. RTs not endorsements, etc.

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can make your brain feel more intensely its a vicious circle dr darcy fehlings of
#ChronicPain can make your brain feel #pain more intensely,” it’s a vicious circle - Dr. Darcy Fehlings of @HBKidsHospital @KidsInPain #TalkBrain #ItDoesntHavetoHurt
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55 of kids with live in the most common cause is but there are many reasons dr darcy fehlings of
55% of kids with #cerebralpalsy live in #pain. The most common cause is #dystonia but there are many reasons - Dr. Darcy Fehlings of @HBKidsHospital #TalkBrain #ItDoesntHaveToHurt
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dont wallow in your pain julian cappellis take home message to kids like him who live with
“Don’t wallow in your pain” - Julian Cappelli’s take-home message to kids like him who live with #chronicpain @KidsInPain #TalkBrain #ItDoesntHaveToHurt #cerebralpalsy
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we all have a role to play in ensuring all children get evidence based management of
“We all have a role to play in ensuring all children get evidence-based #pain management” - @DrCChambers of @KidsInPain #BrainTalk #ItDoesntHaveToHurt
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two thirds of medical procedures are done on children with no management of
“Two-thirds of medical procedures are done on children with no #pain management” - @DrCChambers of @KidsInPain #TalkBrain #ItDoesntHaveToHurt
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1 in 5 children experience chronic and kids with disabilities are particularly affected
“1 in 5 children experience chronic #pain - and kids with disabilities are particularly affected” - @DrCChambers #TalkBrain #ItDoesntHaveToHurt
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in children what we dont know can hurt a great group of panelists
#Pain in children: What we don’t know can hurt. A great group of panelists. ⁦@OntarioBrain⁩ ⁦@KidsInPain⁩ ⁦@HBKidsHospital⁩ ⁦@DrCChambers⁩ #TalkBrain #itdoesnthavetohurt
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if you dont want to ditch meat for health reasons do it to avoid pandemics by via
If you don’t want to ditch meat for health reasons, do it to avoid pandemics, by @pshapiro viahttps://t.co/Ordh6HLQ2Y @GlobeDebate #veganism #globalhealth
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my fellow hasidic jews are making a terrible mistake about vaccinations by via
My Fellow Hasidic Jews Are Making a Terrible Mistake About Vaccinations, by @moshe_friedman https://t.co/tfPr6vnOXe via @nytopinion #antivax #vaccination
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gretathunberg teaches us about autism as much as climatechange by ianbirrell via guardian asd
.@GretaThunberg teaches us about #autism as much as #climatechange, by @ianbirrell https://t.co/j43bEUoMrm via @guardian #ASD
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i will donate 1 to the gorddownie fund for braincancer research for every rt i m at 363 and counting thehip
I will donate $1 to the #GordDownie Fund for #BrainCancer Research for every RT.
I'm at $363 and counting. #TheHip https://t.co/Yq3Ak3lfzr
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please indulge me for a rare but brief thread of personal comments i was on a city bus in copenhagen early thi
Please indulge me for a rare (but brief) thread of personal comments.
I was on a city bus in Copenhagen early this morning. A young man clearly suffering from mental illness was screaming angrily. Not an unusual occurrence on urban transport. Passengers ignored him. 1/
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breaking billionaire apotex founder barry sherman and his wife both found death in their home via globeandmail
BREAKING: Billionaire @Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife both found death in their home https://t.co/nHuO0ujluc via @globeandmail
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remember walkerton sars doug fords public health cuts will come back to haunt us by via
Remember Walkerton? SARS? Doug Ford’s public-health cuts will come back to haunt us, by @picardonhealth https://t.co/pkB4ECHXa4 via @GlobeDebate #sdoh
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official charity gorddownie fund for braincancer research sunnybrook tragicallyhip
Official charity: #GordDownie Fund for #BrainCancer Research https://t.co/cK7Q6EGIc0 @Sunnybrook #TragicallyHip
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canadian problems reason for no mail delivery bear at door via jclarkson
Canadian problems: Reason for no mail delivery: "Bear at door." http://t.co/P2sbXi1l29 http://t.co/Jh2mdBnZmb via @jclarkson
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we chose this country so we could live peacefully victims of qc terrorist attack remembered
“We chose this country so we could live peacefully” - Victims of QC terrorist attack remembered https://t.co/lYHmZknBn1
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i have to admit i never thought i would see the day when the old grey published a how to roll a joint infograp
I have to admit, I never thought I would see the day when the old grey published a 'how to roll a joint' infographic https://t.co/G3RkaOuEFM
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merry christmas to the cleaning staff kitchen workers clerks porters lab workers physicians nurses pharmacists
Merry Christmas to the cleaning staff, kitchen workers, clerks, porters, lab workers, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics, PAs, PSWs, chaplains, social workers, patients, family members - and many others - who keep system running, and provide care, every day. #Christmas
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it was a reminder that some values like caring for your fellow citizens in a time of crisis are universal it w
It was a reminder that some values - like caring for your fellow citizens in a time of crisis- are universal. It was a reminder that immigrants and refugees bring incredible skills with them. It is not newcomers we need to fear, but the assumptions we make about them.
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