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PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease.
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Walk for Alzheimer’s takes place May 31

For the 10th consecutive year, the Alzheimer Society of Montreal’s Walk for Alzheimer’s will be held on the last Sunday in May.

L to R: Monty Newborn, PR Chair; Dr Jacques Corcos; and Ron Sawatzky, president of the West Island Prostate Cancer support  group
Health

Prostate cancer: Urologist battles against a “sophisticated enemy”

Forty years ago, urologists were generally seeing prostate cancer patients referred by radiologists. The patients were admitted for bone pain because the cancer had metastasized.

Prostate group marks 20th anniversary
Health

Prostate group marks 20th anniversary

It has never been easy for men to discuss and deal openly with medical issues involved with their “private parts”—symbol and essence of manhood—but the need has always been there.

Gloria Ménard is committed to protecting the mountain. (Photo: Irwin Block)
Features

Activist’s attention focuses on nature, anglo rights

Ménard loves the mountain and, as a founding member of Les amis de la montagne, has worked hard to fight for its integrity. Plus she’s angry with those who pollute it by not picking up after their dogs.

Margie Gillis, Elizabeth Parrish at the Centaur. (Photo: Adrienne Surprenant)
Reviews & Previews

Preview: Gillis, Parrish in Bulletins From Immortality

Since stepping onto the world stage over four decades ago, she has inspired dancers of all backgrounds through the force and purity of her very personal language and consuming desire to dance.

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International miniature art exhibit: Big world, small art

The International miniature art exhibit will present its eighth edition from June 14th to September 6th, 2015, featuring more than 200 works of art created by artists from more than 20 countries.

Bathing body and soul in Baños
Travel

Bathing body and soul in Baños

For the first time on our many and varied travels, I was crying because I didn’t want to leave.

Sun Youth: Making a special connection
Columnists

Sun Youth: Making a special connection

“If grandparents did not exist, we would have to invent them.”

Word Nerd: Orange you glad it’s not called red?
Columnists

Word Nerd: Orange you glad it’s not called red?

Dedicated readers of the Word Nerd column might remember that five years ago I explained that, lexicographically, at least, there is no debate that the egg preceded the chicken.

CD Review: Discover World Music (Various Artists)
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CD Review: Discover World Music (Various Artists)

For weeks now, I have been listening to and been inspired by this extraordinary compilation of 18 songs. They’re on on two CDs – music from around the world, beautifully recorded, varied, and a source of continued pleasure. Call them folk, or roots; you don’t have to understand the words to […]