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Health Board plans to cut waiting lists with St. Mary’s help

Tommasso Ferrucci waited two months to have his cataract operation done at a Montreal-area hospital. "It was quick and simple. I had no problem,"...

Traditional Native Healing Methods Used at Mental Health and Addiction Facility

Nearly three years ago, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) hired its first Aboriginal Service Manager - Peter Menzies. Since he started,...

William Osler Health Centre’s Addiction Counselling Services help people regain control of their lives

It's a problem as old as fermentation and taking too many chances. For many Ontarians it is something that turns their lives upside down,...

New role benefits the patient, surgeon, and nursing

One of the many changes that the health-care system has seen over the last few years is the introduction of the Registered Nurse First...

Surgery in Space – the final frontier

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton surgeon Dr. Mehran Anvari recently returned from a two-week visit to the NASA Space Centre in Houston, Texas. The telerobtoics...

Breakthrough Heart Procedure Yields Excellent Results

Surgeons at the Schulich Heart Centre have successfully performed one of the first "modified Maze" procedures, a unique new minimally invasive procedure to treat...

Sheena’s Place

When Sheena Carpenter died from her eating disorder in 1993, her mother Lynn, other family members and friends were shocked and outraged that there...

No Beating Around the Bush

He's been described as a visionary with a penetrating intellect. Dr. Haydn Bush smiles at that description, but the new site chief at Regional...

Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office celebrates 20 Years of promoting patients’ rights in Ontario

The Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office (PPAO) was the first province-wide advocacy program in Canada, established in 1983 to advance the legal and civil rights...

CAMH’s Dr. David Marsh embodies commitment, dedication, compassion and humility

It's the changes that can happen in people's lives that excites Dr.David Marsh, Clinical Director of Addiction Medicine at the Centre for Addiction and...

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