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Living at Grace

For the dedicated staff in the palliative care unit of The Salvation Army's Toronto Grace Hospital, the focus is on living. "The emphasis is on...

Going home: Dispelling the myth of palliative care

Mark Johnston is a young man, a father, and a firefighter who should be enjoying a cup of coffee on a Sunday morning with...

Providence Healthcare offers comforts of home to help families cope

Elizabeth Dobson can easily remember beginning her day at Providence Hospital and finding the loved one of a patient catching a few winks in...

Casey House uses complementary therapy to enhance patient care

When treating people affected by HIV/AIDS, complementary therapies - such as massage and aromatherapy - predate the use of drugs. Casey House, one...

Group art therapy provides support and healing

Since the late 1940s, art therapy has been part of the multi-disciplinary team approach in hospitals in North America. It has been used...

Alternative approaches aid recovery from limb loss

Losing a limb due to traumatic injury or illness is certainly a life-altering experience. Whether due to a grave illness such as diabetes or...

AquaSonix Therapy

Patients suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia, back or muscle pain are finding relief in the pool at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. An exciting new treatment, combining...

Family finds “piece of heaven” in St. Michael’s Hospital

A mother of three adult sons and grandmother to three young girls, RoseMary Morrison was an active and independent 72-year-old whose busy life included...

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