Lisa Wong

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The Toronto Star’s gift to the antivaccine movement

Last Thursday, the Toronto Star ran a front-page story on the Gardasil vaccine, describing the vaccine as having a “dark side”: debilitating …

Toronto Star Gardasil Story Pulled From Paper's Website: Publisher's Note

The Toronto Star will pull a controversial article on the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine from its website, a little more than two weeks after the …

‘We failed’ in presentation of HPV vaccine story, Star publisher says

Last week’s <i>Toronto Star</i> article about the Gardasil anti-human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has stirred up controversy and spawned angry responses …

How the Toronto Star massively botched a story about the HPV vaccine — and corrected the record

If there was ever a textbook case in how to botch a health story, the Toronto Star's investigation into the "dark side of the HPV vaccine" is it. The report not only misrepresented the science behind the vaccine, but when well-meaning critics (including me) tried to point out the flaws, we were …

Majority believes vaccinations are effective; but two-in-five say “science isn’t clear”

Majority believes vaccinations are effective; but two-in-five say the “science isn’t clear”<p>Print this article Font size -16+<p><i>Three-quarters of</i> …

Public Health

thestar.com | The Star | Canada's largest daily

Is it Time to Take Yourself Less Seriously? - Laura Dawn - Happy & Raw

Do you take yourself too seriously? I know I catch myself in serious mode more often than I’d like to admit – but I’m working on it! Our mental …

Happiness

Don't Take Yourself Too Seriously

I have a tendency to take myself a bit too seriously at times, especially when I get stressed, irritated, or scared. I've noticed that sometimes these feelings not only make me less effective in dealing with a difficult situation, they actually cause the difficulty itself, or at the very least …

Day 62: Stop Taking Yourself So Seriously (It's Making You Miserable!) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Imagine that you’re dead.<p>There you are, in the coffin, or in an urn, your body reduced to a husk of meant-to-be’s. Everything you hoped and dreamed, …