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Ice bucket challenge may be a game changer for non-profit world
August 26, 2014 ­– The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

Since the ALS Association, in Washington, DC, began tracking the campaign's progress on July 29, it has raised more than $88 million and generated 1.9 million new donors in what is one of the most viral philanthropic social media campaigns in history. ALS Canada has to date raised close to $8 million, surpassing its fundraising goal of $7.5 million through the ice bucket challenge campaign.

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Stem cell transplant eases symptoms of rare 'stiff person syndrome': study
August 26, 2014 – Canadian doctors have begun using stem cell transplants to treat “stiff person syndrome,” a rare neurological condition in which a patient's leg and other muscles suddenly contract painfully, often leaving them immobilized like a tin soldier.

The disorder, which affects an estimated one in a million people, occurs when the immune system turns against a person's own tissues, in this case attacking cells in the brain and spinal cord.

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B.C. earmarks $3M to help health professionals treat addiction
August 26, 2014 – British Columbians and their families who are struggling with addiction can expect more help with a $3-million government investment to expand and support a provincial addiction medicine education and research training program for clinicians, making it the largest in North America.

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Athletic groups need to address all issues surrounding concussions: report
August 25, 2014 – A coalition of health and sporting groups across the country is calling for Canada's athletic organizations to get more proactive about protecting participants from head injuries.

The Canadian Concussion Collaborative, consisting of nine national sports advocacy groups, has laid out two specific recommendations in the September issue of the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

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