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Seven Things You Must Have Before 2018

Seven Things You Must Have Before 2018

Don’t hate us for mentioning this, but gift-giving season is around the corner. With it, come the obligatory lists of latest trends, awesome stuff, and new products that are “must haves.” Here at Pursuit, we’ve corralled the coolest of the cool, because we are on the pulse of everything cool. And we want you to be cool, too. And so,

Does the Brain Re-position In Zero Gravity?

Does the Brain Re-position In Zero Gravity?

Spending long periods of time in space affects an astronaut’s brain, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Specifically, the brain floats upwards, decreasing the amount of protective fluid that cushions the organ. It’s unclear whether this movement adversely affects an astronaut’s well-being. Scientists scanned the brains of 16 astronauts on Earth and later

World Pancreatic Cancer Day

World Pancreatic Cancer Day

According to the Canadian Cancer Society (CRS), 5,500 Canadians will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year. Approximately 2,400 men will die from it in 2017. Ninety-three percent of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will die within five years; more than half of those diagnosed will die within weeks. The disease has been called the “silent killer” because of its

Movember’s Alexandra Wise: Father’s Suicide Has Silver Lining

Movember’s Alexandra Wise: Father’s Suicide Has Silver Lining

When Alexandra was 18 years old and in her last year of high school, she found out that her mom had ovarian cancer. Her younger sister was just 12. Cancer advanced quickly, and she passed away in December of 2007,  just 8 months after the diagnosis. Earlier that year, her mom and her dad had just separated. He had a

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