March draws attention to inaccessibility

Jeff Preston will drive electric wheelchair to Ottawa to raise awareness

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Jeff Preston in his wheelchair in front of an LTC bus

For the majority of Western’s population, a trip to our nation’s capital is a seven-hour drive. For grad student Jeff Preston, the journey to Ottawa will require more than 40 days of travel.

Preston isn’t taking a bus or a train; he’s driving his electric wheelchair in a campaign to raise awareness about transit accessibility in Ontario. (read more)

Washington study finds one is enough to contract HPV

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

More than 30 strains of human papillomavirus affect the genital area, but it only takes one sexual partner for a woman to be infected.

A recent study of female university students at the University of Washington indicated nearly one-third of women who reported having just one male sexual partner became infected with a strain of HPV within a year. (read more)

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