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Advancing care in child and adolescent mental health

“How do we know sooner when things aren’t working?” That question drives the research approach of Dr. Leslie Anne Campbell. Campbell was named the...

Paediatric concussion awareness and guidelines

Sport-related concussions are becoming more prominent among teenagers, creating a larger need for concussion education and prevention. With teenagers being eager to get back...

Enriching the well-being of First Nations children at the IWK

Through the combined strengths of Aboriginal and Western knowledge, the Aboriginal Children’s Hurt and Healing (ACHH) Initiative was developed in the Maritimes to offer...

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit making EPIQ strides

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is embracing Evidence-Based Practice for Improving Quality (EPIQ), a national multi-disciplinary collaboration that...

ED pain program debuts at Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary

A new initiative to ease anxiety and pain for children means their emergency department (ED) visits at Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH) in Calgary are...

First Canadian breast cancer program to receive prestigious accreditation

North York General Hospital’s (NYGH) Karen, Heather & Lynn Steinberg Breast Services is the first comprehensive breast cancer care program in Canada to receive...

Understanding the progression of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital have used a powerful tool to better understand the progression of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD), identifying...

The Medical Psychiatry Alliance

Approximately 40 per cent of children and youth with physical health conditions are also living with coexisting mental health illnesses such as delirium, mood...

Community program helps overweight children be healthier

Anna Giordano is grateful to a community-based program that supports overweight and obese young patients and their families in making important lifestyle changes that...

Supporting families in Sunnybrook’s Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic

Christopher Sue felt confident and happy when his wife Angelica became pregnant for a second time.  The couple were already parents to a three-year...

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