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Preventing kid’s vision loss

St. Joseph’s Health Care London’s new eye screening research program for children is identifying issues resulting in referrals to ongoing care. It’s an eye-opening fact:...

From depression to the top of the world

Brandi Ng-See-Quan returned from an adventure of a lifetime – attempting to climb one of the highest mountains in the world, #Mount Kilimanjaro –...

Hospitals’ ability to conduct ‘Vulnerable Sector Checks’ will be impacted by Bill 113

      By Michael Watts and David Solomon Bill 113, An Act respecting police record checks, received Royal Assent on December 3, 2015 and, once proclaimed, will...

Precision medicine

By Pat Rich #Precision medicine – the emerging approach of tailoring of medical treatment to the individual characteristics of each patient– is set to transform...

Life after spinal cord injury

New self-management tool helps patients transition home Today, 20-year-old Anthony is a C5 incomplete quadriplegic. While he has full head and neck movement and muscle...

New therapy helping patients cycle to independence

Canada’s first arm cycling program is in place at Parkwood institute for patients with a spinal cord injury A new #therapy at St. Joseph’s Health...

Working on the front lines with Doctors Without Borders

“Welcome to paradise!” This is how I was greeted last September when I arrived at the Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) Camp — a small,...

Fearlessness and mentorship: A recipe for success

Sheryl Bernard achieved her goals by being bold, and following the guidance of outstanding leaders. Sheryl Bernard still remembers her struggles as a 19-year-old...

Murals inside hospital transform patient experience

Wandering and looking for a way out is a common tendency for elderly adult mental health patients with dementia, where a patient sees a...

Lending a hand in exceptional education

Lending a hand in exceptional education Hand Therapy Fellowship Program adds superior skill to the world of rehabilitation By Amanda Jackman Progressive, prestigious and evidence-based are just...

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