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Brighter future expected with new advances in kidney cancer

Five years ago, kidney cancer was in the shadows. A diagnosis of the disease left few options for patients and the average survival time...

Windsor Regional Hospital focuses on the issue of Shaken Baby Syndrome

The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome indicates that thousands of children are injured or killed each year as a result of child abuse....

The right support at the right time

“I still remember when I was first diagnosed.  I knew immediately it was going to impact my life,” says Ginny Merringer.  “What if I...

New imaging technology catches cancer earlier

Almost 23,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in Canada last year. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Finding...

“Here’s looking at you kid”

The Provincial Maternal Newborn Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Remote Screening Work Group – a Work Group of the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child...

Making the call: Early detection lung study gives participant a new perspective

David Gray was 12 years old when he lit his first cigarette. Growing up as the middle child in a family of six wasn’t...

Taking care of the children

There is nothing more frightening than watching helplessly while your small child struggles to breathe. That’s exactly what happened to Sandy and Paul Iacobelli...

Reducing Tunnel Vision

For Kim Barnes, the idea of getting inside a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine was terrifying, something she thought she could never do. ...

Imaging advances in Parkinson’s disease

Imaging in Parkinson’s disease diagnosis has been used primarily to rule out conditions that might mimic Parkinson’s. The traditional thinking is that the Parkinson’s...

HRRH Paediatric Asthma Clinic

Toruna and Tanisha Deokaran are breathing easier these days. They’re also doing it closer to home. Thanks to the new Paediatric Asthma...

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