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New flexible program prepares patients for successful rehab

Life's transitions and changes - especially those experienced following an illness or surgery are the inspiration behind Providence Healthcare's innovative Pre-Rehab Care Service. ...

GTA nurses back from Tsunami ravaged Indonesia

The images of parents grieving over the bodies of their children drove many people to give from their hearts and wallets when an earthquake...

A promising treatment for kidney cancer

It's a case of kill the cancer, save the kidney. More than 2,000 Canadians are diagnosed with kidney cancer each year. The standard treatment for...

Capital Health making kids smile with unique surgery

Capital Health's Stollery Children's Hospital is the only hospital in Western Canada using a unique facial animation surgery to put smiles back on the...

Surgical Skills Centre

To meet the increasing demand for expert surgical training and education, the University of Toronto's Surgical Skills Centre is primed to undergo a major...

Patient C.A.R.E the focus at Lakeridge Health Whitby

Lakeridge Health Whitby (LHW) is a specialty hospital offering Complex Continuing Care, Geriatrics, Rehabilitation and Outpatient Dialysis to residents in Durham Region. "Durham Region's...

The rehab experience Learning from patients and their families

"When something like traumatic injury or severe illness occurs, it doesn't happen just to the individual. It happens to the entire family." Leslie Bolt speaks...

Stepping up to rehab

At Toronto's Bridgepoint Hospital, the inspiration for a new service came when staff on the musculoskeletal rehab unit realized that an active rehab program...

Extra help on the road to recovery

Before Randy Smith could start his life again following a double lung transplant, he needed special help along the way. His surgery had been...

Working and learning never stops in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) HIV/AIDS project...

I have known about MSF for years, at least since the time I was in medical school. I have wanted to do a...

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