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Here at Sun Youth: Volunteering pays off
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Here at Sun Youth: Volunteering pays off

To carry out its activities and help hundreds of people daily, Sun Youth relies on volunteers.

MRIs may help diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy linked to concussions
Health

MRIs may help diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy linked to concussions

Researchers in California have found a possibly earlier and easier way to diagnose a disorder suffered by professional football players and others believed to result from repetitive brain trauma.

Word Nerd: The word of the year is an emoji, and it’s crying tears of joy
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Word Nerd: The word of the year is an emoji, and it’s crying tears of joy

What qualifies as a word lexicographically has always been problematic.

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Let’s Talk About It: Do the research when considering a private residence

Many complaints can be avoided if proper questions and research are done prior to lease signing.

Ecuador: There’s something fishy going on in La Libertad
Travel

Ecuador: There’s something fishy going on in La Libertad

The dishes we most enjoyed in Ecuador this summer were from the sea.

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Juan Rodriguez on the mystique and the memories of the ‘60s

Why do the 1960s, their spirit and substance, have such a unique aura for Baby Boomers and Millennials alike?

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Off means On at the October Jazz Fest

Off Festival de Jazz returns with 22 concerts and related cultural activities.

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Flavour Guy: Lessons from my life long teacher, brisket — that tough hombre

I have much to learn. The meat has much to tell.

The unexpected joys of learning a new language later in life
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The unexpected joys of learning a new language later in life

I’m not saying it’s easy. I’ve been at it for seven years now and I’m still learning my third/fourth language — Spanish.

Legal Ease: More funding and discussion on palliative care needed
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Legal Ease: More funding and discussion on palliative care needed

There has been much talk recently about the new law on advance directives for end of life treatment and doctor-assisted suicide.