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THUMBS DOWN to YouTube. The company’s automated recommendations are biased toward engagement—and tend to steer users who are less health-literate toward fake cures or misleading medical advice. YouTube is one of the most popular online platforms, with billions of views every day, and has emerged as a significant source of health information.

A love letter to realism in a time of grief

Looking for something to watch during these times? We’d like to recommend Mark Pollock and Simone George’s TED talk on how we respond when things get tough. When faced with life’s toughest circumstances, how should we respond: as an optimist, a realist or something else? In an unforgettable talk, explorer Mark Pollock and

Vaccines: What we know

Vaccines can help save our lives and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. See below for the Canadian Frailty Network‘s frequently asked questions fact sheet! CFN-Vaccination-FAQ-English   CFN-Vaccination-FAQ-French

Pandemics and panic buying

By McMaster University   The Bottom Line In a crisis, people may think that they will run out of certain products and goods, which causes them to buy them in large quantities. Panic buying due to fear of running out of supplies is generated by emotions and social influences, and gives people a sense of […]

Everyone deserves a seat at the table

By Kylie McKenzie At present, there is a glaring lack of progress in filling Canadian Corporate board seats with qualified individuals living with physical disabilities, but if a group of forward-thinking business leaders have their way, that’s about to end. Assembled by Vim Kochhar, Founder of the Canadian Foundation of Physically Disabled

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