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  • Frankie - July 2014

    Meet Frankie

    July 31, 2014

    It wasn’t uncommon for 5 year old Frankie Rumore to have an ear infection. He’d had them before, so when the usual symptoms presented themselves in June of 2013, his parents Nadia and Joe took him to the pediatrician and expected a speedy recovery. However, as the days passed with a continued fever, lethargy and headaches, it became clear that…


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  • Conner and Brody

    Meet Conner and Brody

    July 2, 2014

    Having one child diagnosed with cystic fibrosis would be a lot for a family to handle, but the Lechocki family have two children with the disease. Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults, and currently there is no cure. It can cause various effects on the body, but primarily impacts the digestive…


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  • Arianna

    Meet Arianna

    June 2, 2014

    Nicole Hartleb didn’t think anything was wrong until her husband, who’s a nurse, told her she had to get to her doctor right away. It turns out that Hartleb had preeclampsia, high blood pressure during pregnancy, which can be dangerous to both mom and baby. Fortunately for Hartleb she works at Health Sciences Centre and was able to make it…


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