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Gordie Howe's health improving after stem cell injections

On Friday night, the family of hockey legend Gordie Howe released an update via the Detroit Red Wings on Mr. Hockey's improving health condition thanks to stem cell injections.

The release states that as a result of press coverage about their father's deteriorating health, the Howe family was approached by Dr. Maynard Howe and Dave McGuigan, the CEO and VP respectively of Stemedica Cell Technologies. Although bearing no relation to Gordie himself, Dr. Howe and his team thought they could help improve Gordie's quality of life following the debilitating strokes he suffered earlier in the fall. They suggested putting Howe in a stem cell clinical trial administered at Novastem.

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