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New leg helps African exchange student walk again

Armindo Chado, a 25 year old Canada World Youth exchange student received a very special gift from the healthcare professionals at Sunnybrook and Women's...

Organ recovery gains momentum at S&W

Ontario's healthcare system relies on organ and tissue donation to improve the quality of life for some, and to save others. Donations from one...

Kidney transplants come a long way

The first kidney transplant in Manitoba was done in November 1969. Since then, over 1000 transplants have been performed. In the early...

Pet therapy is a prescription for good health

When Bill, 48, arrived at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) in October 2002, no one could have known how a dog would be part of...

Growing up will be a little easier thanks to the Hamilton District Society for...

Cassie Liviero is a 13-year-old who dreams of some day becoming a veterinarian. She knows that she has many years of hard work and...

The Secret Garden

Amongst the many large concrete buildings at the Health Sciences Centre, patients of the Rehabilitation Hospital have discovered the therapeutic benefits of horticulture and...

The Scarborough Hospital leads in knee surgery

A Scarborough man who was North America's original Oxford knee prosthesis candidate more than three years ago was up and moving within 24 hours...

Spirit of Dance

She flies across the dance floor with the speed, agility and grace of someone in full command of body, mind and spirit. Yet Spirit...

Capital Health surgeon performs life-saving pediatric intestinal transplant – first in Western Canada

St. Joseph's Health Care, London sees an opportunity to expand its ambulatory regional anesthesia/analgesia discharge program, which began in November 2002, due to positive...

Stroke Rehabilitation Pilot project – from vision to reality

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care has committed to investing $30 million a year in a strategy to conquer the fourth...

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