Post Tagged with: "Health Promotion"
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Education and Professional Development
Everywhere one turns these days, there is someone or something offering financial planning. The problem for the consumer is how to differentiate between […]Read more →
Education and Professional Development
As we gather our receipts and get ready to prepare our taxes, many of us start to feel a ‘cash crunch’ and are […]Read more →
Health Care Policy
At the hospital, provincial, and even federal level, those responsible for running our health care system are developing solutions to address the rising […]Read more →
Gang Zhou dreamed of becoming a doctor, but he didn’t know where to start. It was 2013 and Gang had just moved to […]Read more →
COMMITMENT ✚ DEDICATION ✚ COMPASSION ✚ LEADERSHIP Look around you. Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague? […]Read more →
Ornge provides an essential service in Ontario’s highly regionalized health care system by transporting patients to definitive care in a timely manner. To […]Read more →
In Ontario, health care has long been one of the healthier economic sectors to work in. And it may well be the healthiest […]Read more →
Volunteers have always played an instrumental role at Holland Bloorview, helping to create a world of possibility for kids with disability in our […]Read more →
The challenge for jurisdictions funding the Canadian health care system is determining how to provide the best possible care for the best possible […]Read more →
Broken Telephone Pictionary is basically a game where a person starts off drawing a topic and the next person interprets the drawing and […]Read more →
Everyone remembers that one special comforting toy or blanket they had as a child. How a hug could make almost any sadness or […]Read more →
Almost 70 years ago, six-month-old Norma Nicholson was found by a police officer outside the gates of her father’s house in Kingston, Jamaica […]Read more →
One year ago I wrote a column on the ethics of paediatricians discharging vaccine-hesitant parents from their practices. Since that time there have […]Read more →
We don’t often think about the delicate balance of our blood. On one hand, we need to be able to form blood clots […]Read more →
From the CEO's Desk
Meet Sarah. Sarah was a 26 year-old newly graduated teacher who always dreamed of getting married. She had a met and subsequently became […]Read more →
Every once in a while, the debate on vaccine safety and efficacy surfaces in the news and on social media. The most infamous […]Read more →
The Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Centre in Montreal, Quebec is one of the few long-term care centres in Canada to have a Centre […]Read more →
Innovation and Technology
Digitization of paper records is a necessary component in every organization’s evolution to fully electronic records systems. For Canadian hospitals already under pressure […]Read more →
Geriatrics and Aging
Supporting seniors to stay healthy in their home is one of the health care system’s greatest challenges; accomplishing it is one of Fraser […]Read more →
Health Care Policy
Communities across Ontario are seeing a shift in demographics. Populations are growing and aging. As a result of this new reality, hospitals are […]Read more →