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March 19, 2014 - 11:41am

For anyone who has thought about donating to a charity but hasn't yet found the time or will to do so, this might be the year to finally commit.

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September 19, 2013 - 11:04am

A CityNews report about a teen who had brain surgery to treat a neurological disorder is being honoured by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA).

Reporter Avery Haines and editor Shayla Scott received a special mention for the CMA’s Media Awards for Health for an August 2012 story on Mathew Sheppard, a 13-year-old with myoclonus-dystonia. More

September 19, 2013 - 10:53am

Listen to Neurosurgeon Andres Lozano talks about dramatic findings in deep brain stimulation.

CNN iReporter Lori Raines administers the Facebook page Neuronauts, a dystonia support group. She says raising awareness is the
September 19, 2013 - 10:48am

(CNN) -- Lori Raines and her mother were hunting for deals at post-Christmas sales in 2009 when Raines' left leg involuntarily turned inward and an excruciating pain shot through it.

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May 8, 2013 - 11:33am

(TORONTO, ON) -- Snowboard cross gold medalist and Paralympian hopeful Spencer Clough, has been named Youth Ambassador for the 2013 Chuck’s 5 km Run/Walk taking place on June 2, 2013 and supporting research through the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Canada (DMRFC).