Reading, writing, and living well

By Janet Murray and Dr. Jock Murray For The Advocate Our parents used to say, “Get a good education and you’ll get a good job.” Current parents should say, “Get a good education and you will be healthier, happier, and live longer.” In an earlier column we wrote about the social determinants of health and...

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Like Father, like son

By Dr. To Jock Murray and Janet Murray George Mercer Dawson (1849-1901) Young George Dawson had two obstacles to overcome in his effort to succeed as a geologist. His father, Sir William Dawson, was internationally famous as a geologist, anthropologist and educator. And at age 11, he developed tuberculosis that involved his spine, a form...

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