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A guide to better health at your fingertips

For many of us, having a smartphone or tablet allows us to check our email, update our social status or even tweet a friend,...

Cancer patients benefit from WE-Can program

The WE-Can program is a 10-week Wellness and Exercise program for individuals living with Cancer and has four components: 1)      Individualized assessment (Complete medical history...

Unique social media platform aids in breaking down hospital walls for young patients

Before the birth of social media – Facebook and Twitter- two young girls longed to stay connected while in hospital and away from their...

Cold Canadian Winters Freezing Out Breast Cancer Treatment

For women diagnosed with a form of breast cancer known as estrogen receptor positive (ER+) breast cancer, tamoxifen is an essential drug used in...

Exploiting autophagy for therapeutic gain in prostate cancer

I am pleased to have the opportunity to share some insight into my current research proposal that is supported though one of Prostate Cancer...

New HIV Medicine for Kids Makes Treatment Easier to Swallow

Trying to get a child to take their cough syrup can prove to be a difficult task, but the worst that can happen if...

Music Therapy Comforts Cancer Patients

Tomoko Okumura wields the power of music and uses it for the good of others. At the Juravinski Cancer Centre (JCC), Tomoko has hit a...

TARGetting kids for a healthier future

Imagine being able to predict – and prevent – whether a 2-year-old will be at risk of developing high cholesterol and suffering from a...

Innovation leads to better efficiency, improved patient care in Rouge Valley Chemotherapy Clinic

Technology being used in Rouge Valley Health System’s chemotherapy clinic is helping to improve efficiency, accuracy and patient care. One simple solution is a...

Second MRI Offers Flexibility at Mackenzie Health

MRI scans have become vital diagnostic tools for hospitals around the world. Without exposing patients to radiation, MRI scans can show more precise detail and...

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