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Complex Rehabilitation Unit helps patients recover one step at a time

George Nesbitt is taking things one step at a time these days but he doesn't mind a bit. In fact, the 78 year old...

Healing a tiny patient

As nurses bustled around preparing for her surgery, one-year-old Victoria Lampman lay on the operating table watching Finding Nemo on the flat screen television...

Rebuilding lives

It was a simple slip and fall. Or so it seemed. Laura* had just parked her vehicle in the parking garage at work and...

Robotic technology leading to new treatments for lung cancer

A London Ontario thoracic surgeon and researcher is hoping a century old procedure will actually become the way of the future in treating patients...

Remarkable story of teamwork for heart transplant patient baby Xander

Before Jennifer Martens had even awoken from her general anesthetic her newborn son had received a new heart. Xander Dolski underwent one of the...

Surgical liaison nurse keeps families connected

Fear of the unknown can be unsettling for anyone but for families of patients undergoing surgery, that fear is often compounded. Lorraine Osborne felt...

HMRC researchers, biomedical company win award for work with artificial bone

Kingston General Hospital's orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Harrison was recently recognized for his study into the use of artificial bone at the Ontario Centres...

SJHC partners with community agency for severe stroke patients’ rehabilitation

Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in Canada. Annually, the number of stroke survivors in the GTA exceeds 11,000. Research has shown...

Horticultural therapy

Health-care professionals have come to realize that horticulture is not just a rewarding pastime but working with soil, seeds and plants can be an...

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