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A nursing perspective of medication incidents:

When we graduated from nursing school many years ago, any discussion about medication incidents (i.e. errors) was uncomfortable to say the least. The presumption...

First pediatric patient in Canada weaned from Berlin Heart after own heart recovers

The summer of 2006 started off well enough for 14-year-old Melissa Mills. She had just finished Grade 8 and was spending time with her...

Improving the quality of life for women through research

“Ultimately, we’d like to be able to treat people with a guaranteed success rate, with more longevity, and with minimal side effects and complications,”...

Intensity modulated radiation therapy can greatly reduce skin burns in women with breast cancer

Medical experts from around the country gathered in October to explore groundbreaking developments in cancer control. The first integrated annual scientific meeting hosted by...

Moving day

As anyone who has ever moved their family into a new house knows, it’s a complex process that requires careful planning and attention to...

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