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New Clinic Helps Patients Manage Risks of High Cholesterol

Cholesterol. It is a word we often hear today when talking about leading a healthy lifestyle. For many people, the word evokes...

>Single moms embark on new career – helping elderly

They rise at the crack of dawn, feed the kids, get them to school and daycare - and that's just the beginning of their...

Emergency Department Geriatric Case Manager Links Seniors to the Appropriate Services

Finding the time to deal with the complex medical, social and emotional problems of the elderly is one of today's health-care challenges. Fran Wolfe,...

Team works to reduce risk of post-operative delirium in elderly

Delirium, or acute confusion, is something we rarely hear about but it can have a devastating impact on the lives of elderly patients and...

Hamilton Health Sciences Reaches Out to Seniors in the Community

Over the past eight years many of Hamilton's seniors have learned to take control of their health and well-being at Seniors' Day, an annual...

New clinical trial focusing on geriatric population

The principal investigator of a new Canada-wide clinical study is not only hoping his research into a relatively new anti-psychotic medication will help his...

Video Program Educates Cardiac Patients and Staff

The Schulich Heart Centre is the cardiovascular program for Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre. It offers a full spectrum of care including:...

Canadian Paediatric Society aims to help children and youth get active

More than 60 per cent of Canadians believe that children and youth aren't getting enough physical activity, according to the results of a national...

“Prehab” gives Edmonton geriatric team an ACE up its sleeve

While Edmonton's Capital Health region is expecting its population to grow by about 30 per cent over the next 15 years, the region expects...

Cardiology Nurse Practitioners Organize Successful Educational Rounds

An ability to educate new recruits and maintain skill levels of the highly trained cardiology nurses is a key element to the success of...

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