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Naturopaths may reduce cardiovascular risk
Treatment by naturopathic doctors may reduce
cardiovascular risk, study shows

Adding naturopathic care to enhanced usual care may reduce cardiovascular disease among those at high risk, suggests a study conducted by the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in conjunction with Canada Post Corporation (CPC) and the Canadian Union of ...

Posted: July 4, 2013|Columns, Natural Path|0 comments

Promoting Healthy Habits at Family Day Program
Promoting Healthy Habits at Family Day Program

For the third year, the Museum of Health Care at Kingston held a Family Day program that focused on staying healthy, dispelling fears about doctor visits, and learning about health care history. Children aged three to eight were invited to bring ...

Posted: March 4, 2013|Uncategorized|0 comments

Medication Reconciliation: There to keep you safe
Medication Reconciliation: There to keep you safe

When it comes to health promotion and prevention, few things can keep you safer than proper medication management. For patients, this includes ensuring you always take your medications as directed and that you carry a detailed and up-to-date list of all ...

Posted: March 1, 2013|Uncategorized|0 comments

Ask the Ethicist: Leaving a bad taste in the mouth
Ask the Ethicist: Leaving a bad taste in the mouth

Q: “I’ve thought that the soda tax idea in New York is a great idea. I’ve read some things where ethics people have rejected the idea. Why not tax soda?” A: My economics classes were a long time ago, but I ...

Posted: October 5, 2012|Ethics|0 comments

Heart Program helps women at risk for heart disease
Heart Program helps women at risk for heart disease

The Heart Program for Women at BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre helps women at risk for developing heart disease and tries to prevent the need for a major medical intervention in the future. “We set out to provide a program ...

Posted: July 10, 2012|Cardiology, Featured, Public Health|0 comments

Discovering the link between nursing and healthy policy
Discovering the link between nursing and healthy policy

Samantha Fox almost became a nursing school drop-out. The 23-year-old was in her second year of nursing at the University of Western Ontario (UWO), completing a practicum in general surgery at London’s Victoria Hospital, when she became disenchanted and discouraged. She ...

Posted: June 4, 2012|Nursing Pulse|0 comments

Health promotion: Advocating a healthy lifestyle program
Health promotion: Advocating a healthy lifestyle program

There is a quick comment when asked about living a healthy lifestyle every day no matter what age you are; the answer is, it’s not easy? Because we all know that staying well and living the perfect healthy lifestyle in ...


Research leads to successful health promotion program
Research leads to successful health promotion program

Research has an enormous impact on our communities, leading to innovations in disease management, prevention, and treatment. But rarely does a community have so great an impact on research. Lawson Health Research Institute is pleased to celebrate the launch of ...

Posted: March 15, 2012|Public Health, Research|0 comments

New clinics focus on health promotion
New clinics focus on health promotion

When Ruth LeBlanc arrived at Markham Stouffville Hospital’s emergency department after suffering stroke-like symptoms, she viewed the experience as a warning sign and was committed to recovery. Only days later, LeBlanc was seen in the hospital’s Stroke Prevention Clinic for ...

Posted: March 5, 2012|Featured, Patient Care, Public Health|0 comments

Women’s College Hospital scientist will teach Haitian women to prevent HIV
Women’s College Hospital scientist will teach Haitian
women to prevent HIV

An innovative program in Haiti, spearheaded by Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI) post-doctoral fellow Carmen Logie, will use solar-powered tablets to teach women about HIV prevention. Recently awarded $100,000 by Grand Challenges Canada, Logie shares the spotlight with 18 of ...


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