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Wpg Free Press: Winnipeg swimmer dominates 200-metre women’s breaststroke at Olympic trials

June 23, 2021 — 
Bisons' Kelsey Wog heading to the Olympics in Japan

Kelsey Wog

Wpg Free Press: Kelsey Wog heading to Olympics

June 21, 2021 — 
UM's Kelsey Wog has clinched a berth on Canada's swimming team that is heading to the Tokyo Olympics.

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CBC: ‘World-changing things’ expected from 16-year-old Winnipegger who won $100K scholarship

June 17, 2021 — 
Darlene Sofia Cuevas wins prestigious Schulich Leaders Scholarship to study biosystems engineering

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Thompson Citizen: Nurse’s journey to Thompson began in a refugee camp in Thailand

June 15, 2021 — 
Moolaw Eh is a licensed practical nurse and a student currently working towards her bachelor of nursing degree

People embrace in front of the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill at a memorial for the 215 children whose remains were found at the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. // THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

As an Indigenous doctor, I see the legacy of residential schools and ongoing racism in today’s health care

June 7, 2021 — 
'The legacy of residential schools is not just in the intergenerational trauma and impacts on Indigenous families and communities — it is also in the health care system'

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Man sleeping

Simple, fast, wide-awake diagnosis of sleep apnea could enable better surgical care and improve sleep

June 3, 2021 — 
New technology developed at UM can tell patients if they have OSA in 30 seconds, just by analysis of their breathing sounds while they are wide awake

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Wpg Free Press: U of M grad funds scholarship for Black law students

May 31, 2021 — 
The new David Sowemimo Law Entrance Scholarship is a $6,000 scholarship that will be awarded annually to a Black undergraduate student enrolled full time in the juris doctor degree program.

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Global News: ‘Trailblazing’ medical grad looks forward to providing care for underserved Indigenous communities

May 28, 2021 — 
Brooke Cochrane, 26, will officially become a medical doctor in June

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A man holds a child

We must eliminate profit-making from child care and elder care

May 28, 2021 — 
The need for public child care and elder care is growing

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Little work has been done to understand young people’s willingness to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Above: a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus on May 6. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Research and International

How to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake and decrease vaccine hesitancy in young people

May 28, 2021 — 
Understanding who might be more likely to be vaccine hesitant and reasons for their reluctance can help inform public health strategies aimed at increasing vaccine uptake.

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