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Tomorrow – August 1 – is Emancipation Day, which recognizes the day in 1834 when the Slavery Abolition Act came into effect across what was then known as the British empire. Over time, more than 800,000 enslaved Africans and their descendants were freed throughout the British colonies. While Canadians are not always aware that Black and Indigenous peoples were
enslaved on what is now known as Canada, this day calls us to learn more about this part of our history. Emancipation Day is also a moment to not only celebrate the enduring contributions of Black communities to Canada, but recommit ourselves to opposing racism in all its forms.
Friday was World Hepatitis Day, which helped raise awareness of the global health impact of viral hepatitis. More than a million lives are lost a year to hepatitis each year, according to the World Hepatitis Alliance. This year's theme, "We're not waiting," captured the importance of ensuring access to screening, testing, and treatment. Hepatitis B (HBV) and Hepatitis C (HCV) are both preventable and while HCV is curable, HBV is managed with lifelong treatment. UHN's Viral Hepatitis Care Network (VIRCAN) is focused on eliminating barriers to diagnosis and treatment for this silent threat as most people do not know they are infected and may not show signs of liver damage for years. Visit VIRCAN's website to learn more about the group's clinics and details on getting tested.
Don't miss Episode 10 of the Krembil Brain Institute's Your Complex Brain podcast
'The top 5 science-based tips to keep your brain fit & healthy' to learn more about how to boost your brain health at any age. The episode features several guest experts from across UHN and wraps up another successful season for the podcast, with more than 22K downloads! The podcast highlights the latest research & clinical advances in brain diseases and disorders such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, epilepsy, concussion, stroke, brain cancer and chronic pain, through the eyes of patients, families, healthcare providers and researchers. If you are interested in being featured on the podcast, email:
And now.. our
video of the week. This clip highlights UHN's Indigenous Healing Garden (Gitigan), a place to grow plants used for traditional medicines.
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