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Parkwood patient takes giant steps – physically, academically

Coming to Parkwood Hospital in London, Marilyn Carr-Harris had two goals. The first was to walk again. The second - to be several steps...

Looking back, moving forward

Doris Thomas, the director of Volunteer Services at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital tells a story about Ron Ostic, one of the many...

Care in the Cambodian community: Rebuilding lives at the 11th parallel

Sometimes, the community you live in isn't always the community you help. Just ask John Cho, an occupational therapist at St. John's Rehab Hospital. This...

Re-framing Palliative Care:

Nicole is a resilient 35-year-old who had been managing her Crohn's disease for close to 20 years when she was diagnosed with colon cancer....

Palliative care program implements complementary therapies

When we hear the words cancer treatment, most of us think of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. Not pet visiting or music therapy. But these...

Settlement workers take the mystery out of Canadian health-care system

A distraught mother rushes into Credit Valley Hospital's emergency department with her young son. He is despondent and appears to be in distress. The...

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