A Town Called Swastika, Ontario

“By contrast the 500 residents of Swastika, Ontario held fast to the name despite Adolf Hitler’s appropriation of the Hindu symbol of good luck. They had it first, the locals reasoned. It may have helped that the Swastika mine, after which the town was named, produced gold, not asbestos.” Reference The Economist. (2019) Welcome to… Read More

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Research: Is Asthma a Vanishing Disease?

Research Paper Title Is Asthma a Vanishing Disease: A Study to Forecast the Burden of Asthma in 2022. Background Recent evidence regarding temporal trends of asthma burden has not been consistent, with some countries reporting decreases in prevalence of asthma. In Ontario, the province in Canada with the highest population, the prevalence of asthma rose… Read More