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Clinic helps lower risk of cardiovascular problems

Bacon, eggs, sausages and potatoes fried in the drippings - about 50 years ago, that would have been considered a typical Canadian breakfast. ...

Surgery for Asthma

Researchers at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton are completing an important phase of a study developing and testing a new - some might say a...

Revolutionizing Interventional Cardiology in Ontario

A new model in interventional cardiology in Ontario has evolved over the last few years, providing prompt diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease...

Cardiac rehab benefits from a good hearty laugh

"Prevent Hardening of the Attitudes with a healthy dose of laughter," says Lynne Hunter-Johnston, Lethbridge Regional Hospital Director of Healing Arts in the Chinook...

Unique study will examine the impact of lifestyle changes on diabetes

An innovative clinical study is underway to determine if an intensive approach with combination medication to improve insulin sensitivity, in addition to lifestyle changes,...

Join the Conga line to fund cardiac care and research

In the summer of 2003, an otherwise-healthy Paula Shields returned from a Caribbean vacation with Salmonella bacteria poisoning. Within two weeks her heart was...

St. Mary’s evaluates the potential to manage diabetes online

Is the management of diabetes a click away? In late 2004 St. Mary's General Hospital (Kitchener) announced the results of a two-year clinical...

Type 2 diabetes on the rise

An estimated 25 per cent of children and adolescents in North America are overweight and about 15 per cent are clinically obese. Troubling numbers,...

Reducing Cardiac Care Wait Time

Lina Rinaldi is a highly experienced nurse and Director of Cardiac Services Health System at the Trillium Health Centre in Mississauga. Each week, she...

Asthma control can be achieved

27-year-old Mark had asthma but always seemed to manage it well and since he didn't need his inhaler all the time, he didn't always...

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