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Research Coordinators Network

By Patricia Famely Clinical research is one of the many strengths of St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. Success in this endeavor relies on the skills...

Investigating arteries from the cell to the clinic

Obesity, smoking, poor diet, high blood pressure and diabetes. While we all know the major risk factors for heart disease, less well-known is the...

The first guide to bypass surgery in Canada tells patients everything they need to...

A new book for patients on heart bypass surgery was launched recently at Canada's top meeting of cardiovascular experts. So You're Having Heart Bypass Surgery...

Trillium Health Centre first in Canada to use new heart bypass technology

The very first cardiopulmonary bypass surgery in Canada, using the Sorin Biomedica Synergy Miniature Bypass System, was performed at Trillium Health Centre in March...

Painless test may help define heart disease risk – Posted: May 12, 2004

If you were asked to name some risk factors for cardiovascular disease, chances are you would mention high cholesterol levels. Along with other...

On being the new RT on the block

Leah Crawford wanted a career that was challenging, had plenty of variety, and would put her problem-solving skills to the test. As a newly...

Badge of honour

Rehabilitation nursing has made the big leagues. Recognizing the unique knowledge and skills required to work with patients who need rehabilitation, the Canadian Nurses...

Music Therapy at The Credit Valley Hospital

"I feel as though I've traveled around the world and back again," were the words of one of the patients on the palliative care...

Time is muscle at St. Mary’s General Hospital

By Camille Ramlukan and Tracey Brown Recently, the trend for preventing and treating heart attacks has evolved toward the expanded use of percutaneous coronary intervention,...

Capital Findings for Heart Attack Sufferers

By Liane Craig The University of Ottawa Heart Institute researchers recently announced the findings of a study at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions...

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