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Regional patients benefit from new high risk breast screening program

Lori Beth Vickery is among one of the first patients to participate in the new high risk breast screening program at Kitchener’s Grand River...

Study suggests glaucoma screenings are happening too late

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. Although it can be treated, new research shows Canadians may not be doing enough to...

Some seniors recover faster than others after hip fracture and no one knows why

A fall related hip fracture is a life-changing event for older adults, and can result in significant personal consequences.  Despite advances in surgical techniques...

New website to support families living with dementia

A new website has been launched to help teens and their healthy parent cope with unresolved tragedy after early-onset dementia strikes the other parent. Dr....

The Credit Valley Hospital recognizes paediatric oncology clinic partners

At a brief ceremony on November 8th 21011, the partners in the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) Satellite Clinic at The Credit Valley...

A Canadian first: New chemotherapy robot in Barrie

Cancer patients throughout Simcoe Muskoka will soon benefit from increased patient safety and quality as Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) in Barrie brings state-of-the-art robotic...

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton unveils state-of-the-art surgical centre

With members of the media, staff, and donors in attendance, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) officially unveiled its brand new, state-of-the-art Surgical Centre at...

New diagnostic assessment program launched in London and Owen Sound

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”  This quote, penned by the late John Lennon, resonates with Carole Hanks. ...

Film fesitval raises awareness about hand hygiene

A film about three women with a no-nonsense approach to making sure people practice proper hand hygiene is the big winner at Rouge Valley...

Can you make better use of blood?

Life can be anything but predictable. The unforeseen arises quickly and suddenly an emergency strikes. Accidents occur all too frequently on our roads, in...

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