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St. Joe’s aims for safe use of opioids in pain management

A big part of our job at St. Joseph’s Health Centre is minimizing the pain experienced by patients during their hospital stay. This pain...

Understanding childhood arthritis: from diagnosis to treatment

Imagine you are a seven-year-old child, full of energy, happiness and with a lust for life. Playing outside with friends is your favourite pastime,...

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  July Special Focus: Developments in the prevention and treatment of vascular disease including cardiac surgery, diagnostic and interventional procedures. Advances in treatment for various respiratory disorders...

Humber River Physiotherapist honoured with U of T Recognition Award

Andrew Lockwood is passionate about delivering care in a clinical setting. As a Physiotherapist in the Allied Health Program at Toronto’s Humber River Hospital (HRH),...

Managing medications best way to stay safe in healthcare

Historically, this has been a very difficult question to answer. While patient safety has been well documented in acute care settings, it remains a...

Doctor’s music is medicine to patient’s ears

Dr. Jill Wiwcharuk, an emergency physician at Brantford General Hospital in southern Ontario still clearly recalls her ‘aha moment.’ She was sitting on a bed...

Rouge Valley clinic addresses patients’ chronic pain needs

Karen Goddard’s bout with chronic pain began five years ago, after slipping on ice and breaking her left ankle on her way to work...

PRHC’s specialty Pain Clinic expands to serve additional patients

Kendra Shaughnessy was thrilled to hear in early 2013 that she would at long last have access to PRHC’s Pain Clinic services. “I have had...

GoodLife Fitness invests in heart health: Collaboration targets innovative approach to continuum of care

Canadians suffering from heart disease will have greater access to cardiovascular rehabilitation thanks to a $5 million donation by GoodLife Fitness to the Peter...

Sandra George raising awareness and beating the odds

Sandra George doesn’t go out much these days, but that hasn’t stopped her from changing the world and embarking on the most important journey...

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