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Heart surgery without surgery

Thirteen-year-old Keaton Pausch can dash back and forth across a soccer field for the entire game without having to stop and rest. Not...

Breathing new life into an old hobby!

A few short months ago, his thoughts were preoccupied with taking his next breath. Today, he's focused on selecting the subject of his next...

HHS staff helps to miraculously save boy who was trapped in freezing pond

On November 12, 2006, Nate Taylor, 18, almost lost his life. While cleaning out an overflow grate in a giant farm pond near Paris,...

Hotel-Dieu Grace’s cataract surgery excellence

The federal government has identified long wait times for cataract surgery as a priority focus, and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society has stated that 16...

Innovative role for physiotherapists frees surgeons for new patients

The Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre is responding to the government's call. The centre wants to reduce wait times for hip and knee joint...

Armstrong helps raise $1.2 million for Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre

At one of the most anticipated fundraising events of the year, larger-than-life cancer survivor, activist for cancer education and research and Tour de France...

Providence Hospital introduces new model of care on Stroke Rehab Unit

For over a year, a group of dedicated staff members in Providence Hospital's Specialized Stroke Service has been developing a new interprofessional model of...

The Ontario Stroke Strategy is reducing the impact of stroke

In May 2000, the Treasurer of Ontario announced an investment of $30 million a year for a comprehensive stroke strategy to be phased in...

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