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New Cardiology Manager, New Approaches to Patient Care

In terms of admissions, discharges, and transfers, Cardiology is one of the busiest inpatient programs at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. Patients...

Obesity in Children with Disabilities: The Bloorview Research Institute is Starting the Conversation

Childhood obesity is a big topic in the news lately, but did you know that children with disabilities are even more likely to struggle...

Unique collaboration creates integrated cardiac care program

A unique collaboration between Hamilton Health Sciences and Niagara Health System (NHS) has brought cardiac catheterization services to the new St. Catharines’site of NHS. The...

Building a Community of Stroke Care

Patients at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have always had access to exceptional care after experiencing a stroke.  A new initiative has been making that patient...

Nurse champions promote diabetes health at Sunnybrook

At Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, education and support play a key role in helping patients successfully manage their diabetes, whether they are newly diagnosed...

The search for an early biomarker to fight atherosclerosis

The Journal of the American Heart Association recently published the conclusive results from a study directed by Dr. Éric Thorin of the Montreal Heart...

Heart failure support device introduced at London Health Sciences Centre

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is home to the country’s longest running heart transplant program, with over 600 transplants performed since it was established...

Cardiology Summit Brings South Pole Trekkers to Tell their Tale

It’s not every day you meet someone who’s been to the South Pole.  And it’s not every day you meet a heart transplant patient...

Home sweet home: Enhanced Living Service gives patients more independence

For some patients in our healthcare system, the hospitals in which they are treated and cared for function almost as their permanent homes. But “home...

Diabetes researchers battle the fastest growing global epidemic of the 21st century

Mount Sinai Hospital’s Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute is ranked #1 world-wide for diabetes research compared to other medical research institutes. That is why, on...

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