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Chatham-Kent Health Alliance adopts leading environmental initiative

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) has implemented a ground-breaking environmental initiative, making it one of the first hospitals in Canada to recycle instrument tray wraps....

Women Building Women’s

From concept to construction, women are leading the redevelopment of Women’s College Hospital. By 2015, a new, state-of-the-art facility will rise on Women’s College...

Windsor Regional Hospital wins“People’s Choice Award” at Ministry of Health and Long Term Care...

On Wednesday, November 10, 2010, Windsor Regional Hospital was awarded the People’s Choice Award for their Follow the Yellow Dot Initiative at the Ministry...

Seeing men in a whole new light

Dr. Keith Jarvi’s enthusiasm is contagious. The Director of the Murray Koffler Centre for Urologic Wellness at Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital proudly demonstrates the...

Skin to skin initiative helps promote successful breastfeeding

A new Skin to Skin initiative being used in St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto’s, Family Birthing program is helping to put brand new moms,...

Female donors contribute to renovate Women’s Health Centre at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto

Four years ago, a committee of female donors set out to raise $4.5 million to renovate the Women’s Health Centre at St. Michael’s Hospital...

Ontario Shores opens first clinic in Durham Region that specializes in mental health and...

Many women who suffer from a mental illness become mothers, and these women often need specialized care to support their journey into motherhood as...

Midwifery integration

Sixteen years after midwifery was regulated in Ontario, there are more than 500 registered midwives managing approximately 10 per cent of births in the...

Make no bones about it, osteoporosis is treatable

Osteoporosis is a disease that is associated with misconceptions, the most common of which is that once a person is diagnosed with osteoporosis, his...

A homecoming like no other

Thirty years ago, babies like Maria Sottosanti rarely survived. Born January 9, 1980 at only 26 weeks gestation and weighing a scant 1 lb...

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