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Child Life specialists teach parents, children

When a child requires surgery, the strain on every member of the family can be tremendous. For Mr. And Ms. Castillo, that pressure was...

Sick Kids celebrates 15 years of heart transplantation

Staff and patients recently celebrated 15 years of clinical and research advances in heart transplantation at The Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids). Since...

Rate of placenta damage staggering, says Mount Sinai Hospital obstetrician

In mid-June Dr. John Kingdom will spend some time walking the rolling green-grass hills of Scotland, reminiscing with several old residency chums from his...

Lakeridge Health steps forward with new Falls Prevention Clinic

Lakeridge Health Whitby's Centre for Health and Aging proudly opened its new Falls Prevention Clinic as part of its commitment to expanding specialized geriatric...

Rx Laughter has the Pediatric prescription for pain

Charlie Chaplin once said that "humour heightens our sense of survival and preserves our sanity." Chaplin would be proud. His son Christopher and daughter...

HELP supports elderly patients to become alert and as active as possible

Eileen Lindsay knows better than anyone what it means to have support while you're in hospital. Although she is lucky to have family and friends...

Bridgepoint Community Rehab: Providing End-of-Life Care in the Home

One of the most significant trends currently impacting Bridgepoint Community Rehab staff, and other homecare providers across Canada, is the increased demand for palliative...

Casey House expands homecare

Her beautiful new baby son was born just days after the very pregnant African finally made it to Canada from her homeland. But almost...

Rouge Valley brings children’s cancer care closer to home

More time. Ask Deb Fraser what Rouge Valley Health System's new Paediatric Oncology Satellite Clinic will mean to families like hers and she'll tell...

Pain management in pediatric patients

It is difficult to imagine that premature babies and neonates were often not treated post operatively for pain. Yet this is exactly what one...

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