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New Gene Variants Tied To Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain is the number one cause of years lived with disability worldwide. In a new study, Pradeep Suri of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Seattle, Washington, and colleagues in the United States and Europe, in association with Dr. Frances Williams from King's College London's Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, identified three novel genetic variants associated with chronic back pain

Hospice Care To Those In Need Of Health Care

You laugh. You cry. You love. And you lose. It is nearly impossible, to sum up, the range of emotions felt each day within the walls of Barrie’s 10-bed Hospice, Simcoe. In only a few short hours spent touring the facility and engaging with residents a few weeks ago, sat in on a birthday singalong and watched a daughter hold her dying father’s hand for a casting mold. There is laughter in the kitchen and silence in a room where a resident has just died.