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Best Practice Spotlight: Research breeds resourcefulness at Saint Elizabeth Health Care

As a health care professional, have you ever struggled with managing pain for your palliative care clients? Have you asked yourself, "Is optimal pain...

Striking a chord for health…

Music therapy is the skillful use of music and musical elements by an accredited music therapist to promote, maintain, and restore mental, physical, emotional,...

Acupuncture and pain control

In spite of the strong evidence that many healthcare disorders, especially pain, respond positively to acupuncture treatments, many people with chronic pain syndromes often...

Innovative BC cancer care program grows in popularity

More and more, Canadians are looking for new approaches in health care. Recent surveys are finding that Canadians are increasingly interested in making...

Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative care brings personal touch

Mount Sinai Hospital's Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, the largest community-based program in Canada, celebrated its grand opening in January in its first...

The online journey through the process of death

During a May snowstorm in Kenora, Ontario, registered nurse Barbara Pernsky was reminded of the rewards that come with helping patients at the end...

Capital Health’s art therapy program gives patients a therapeutic canvas

When Jack Sharp lost both of his arms in an industrial accident last summer, he never imagined he'd be painting artistic masterpieces six months...

Erica’s story is a life, not without ‘Parrill’

"I've never given up on anything in my life and I'm not going to start now." Over the course of her life, Erica...

Treating Africa’s HIV crisis…

As a medical student, when I traveled to India after my second year of medical school, I got involved in a medical outreach program...

Mount Sinai Hospital wellness programs and strategies in the Canadian hospital

The modern Canadian hospital is a service-based institution that most of us will interact with at some point in our lives. Hospitals are the...

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