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Every visit to the doctor creates a new medical record. There’s documentation of the visit, the medications taken, medical procedures, and so much more. Medical records allow our doctors to track important information about their patients, and also allow patients to review their own medical history. Did you know that medical records can also be used for research?

Marcela is a SLC13A5 Superhero. Here are a few fun facts Marcela's family shared with us! Name: Marcela. Age: 24. Homecountry: Brazil. She loves lipstick, perfume and massages!

Mattia is a SLC13A5 Superhero. Here are a few fun facts Mattia's parents shared with us! Name: Mattia. Age: 8. Homecountry: Italy. His family describes him as a sunny child, always laughing and smiling even when he is sad. He can be stubborn and strong, as well as a sweet and loving warrior!

In our last two blog posts in this series we covered the structure of a research article (part 1) and tips for critically reading a research article (part 2). In part 3 of this series, we are focusing on a few last tips for evaluating research articles. Are you reading a Research Article or a News Article? One of the first things you should think critically about when you read about a new research study or scientific discovery is whether you are reading the primary research article or a news article.

Rowan is a SLC13A5 Superhero. Here are a few fun facts Rowan's parents shared with us! Name: Rowan, Age: Almost a year old, Homecountry: Canada. Rowan shares his mom and dad's love for musicals, his favourite song being "Welcome to the Rock" from the musical Come From Away. There are endless giggles and smiles when this song is on.