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Addiction services at William Osler Health Centre

During an appearance on the Dick Cavett Show in the 1970s, John Lennon was asked about drug use. He commented: "The basic...

Nurses volunteer in relief efforts post-Katrina

Immediately following Hurricane Katrina, which hit the northern Gulf Coast on August 29th, the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) contacted the Louisiana State...

Baycrest opens Brain Health Centre Clinics to help thousands who suffer from mood and...

Sitting arm in arm on the red velvet sofa in their living room, Syd and Mary Perlmutter look as happy and in love as...

Nutritional treatments to combat anxiety disorders

Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders in North America. They are extremely debilitating for the suffering individual, disrupting one's ability to engage...

St. Joseph’s Mental Health & Addictions Program opens new Forensic Unit

Since 1978, Hamilton has long awaited the arrival of a new medium secure Forensic Unit. With the help of staff and community partners, that...

Mental health outpatient programs at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital: a hope-based approach

Where does it hurt? It's a simple question and for physical pain it's simple enough to answer. But what happens when where it hurts...

Alcohol and DUIs: Assessing the risk

Drinking and driving is a deadly combination and every year, numerous lives are lost needlessly due to this behaviour. While most individuals learn following...

Post-Polio Clinic only one in Eastern Canada

Until recently, polio was universally dreaded. Epidemics struck without apparent reason, leaving thousands of people-usually children-paralyzed or seriously disabled. Patients' lives were laid to...

New ambulatory learning complex an innovative approach to patient care, education and research

A strong partnership between Capital Health in Edmonton and the University of Alberta is resulting in an innovative solution to handle ever-expanding needs -...

Accessibility to continuing education courses

Everybody is taking courses or being educated these days! Every employee and every professional has an obligation to keep current with respect to rules,...

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