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National Respiratory Therapy Week

This year marks the 14th annual respiratory Therapy Week from September 29 to October 5, 2002. Each year during this week, we...

Asthma: A New Generation of Care

One moment health-care professionals in pediatrics face with trepidation is when a former patient returns - as a parent! Jill had severe asthma as...

Eating More “Good Bugs” For Optimal Health

It is hard to imagine eating "good bugs" to maintain and restore health. This method of replenishing your "good" bacterial load to counteract diseases...

Sleep Lab Expansion Benefits Patients and Research

The Sleep Laboratory at West Park Healthcare Centre in Toronto has a well-established reputation for its specialized sleep studies on people with serious respiratory...

One-of-a-Kind Residential Unit “Next Best Thing to Home”

An innovative unit at West Park Healthcare Centre in Toronto is "home" to 26 people who are permanent residents of the Respiratory Continuing Care...

Customer Service is Key to Community Respiratory Services Growth

North York General Hospital's Community Respiratory Services launched its services in July 1996 with one staff member and one client. Six years later, they...

A Mystery Solved?

Researchers at St. Joseph's Healthcare have been studying a massive and previously unexplained peak in hospitalization of children for asthma that occurs each September....

Trillium Health Centre Closes the Gaps in Asthma Management

For asthma sufferers, taking a breath can sometimes be difficult. It shouldn't be. Through its proactive approach to asthma management, Trillium Health Centre's Asthma...

Hamilton Health Sciences Expands the Scope of GI Investigation

Imagine a vitamin-sized capsule filled with a tiny video camera, a lens, four LED lights, two batteries, and a transmitter, travelling through your digestive...

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