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Wellspring partners with hospital to bring hope to breast cancer care

In the mammography waiting area at St. Joseph’s Health Care, London is a vibrant reminder of hope. Colourful works of art painted on acrylic...

Be aware and be well: Promoting colon health

Colon cancer. Ten years ago, no one talked about it. Today, awareness among Ontarians has increased dramatically due in part to an aggressive awareness...

At Women’s College Hospital, equity is more than an idea

Women’s College Hospital was born in 1911 so that medically trained women could practice medicine at a time when it was not possible anywhere...

Lakeridge Health’s Pinewood Centre helps improve lives one needle at a time

Over the years, John* waged a private battle with the bottle, but when he began abusing prescription medication, the retired police officer knew it...

Patient Portal provides self-management tools to improve wellness

ROAM Patient Portal is an access solution that is used by hospitals, provincial health-care organizations and doctors’ offices for a wide range of applications...

Handle with Care – Osteoporosis patients benefit from education and health promotion through COPE...

According to Osteoporosis Canada, as many as two million Canadians suffer from osteoporosis, a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone...

Clinician Teacher Program addresses rheumatology shortage

Canada faces an arthritis crisis. While the prevalence of arthritis is already too high, it’s predicted to get much worse. By 2030, approximately 7...

Get Moving keeps seniors active

Health-care professionals know about the frustration experienced by seniors when they can’t get around as they once did. With our aging population and the...

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