Monthly Archives: July 2008

The first heart transplant in Canada was performed by Dr. Pierre Grondin of the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) on May 30, 1968. The MHI...

June Henderson’s life changed when she was referred to The Arthritis Society’s Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) by her social worker. At this time in...

Northern Ontarians face many of the same health problems as Southern Ontarians. The shortage of family doctors in both regions leaves large parts of...

p>Diabetes cases are growing in number and diabetics require close medical attention. The Brighton Family Health Team, in Brighton, Ontario, is taking advantage of...

When Iva Fisher first joined the BC Metabolic Syndrome Program at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver she wasn’t sure what to expect from the...

One of the biggest challenges for health-care professionals is ensuring that patients understand what their diagnosis means and how they can best care for...