Kristie Jones

Vaping additives harm a vital membrane in the lungs, according to new Concordia research

Vitamin E binds itself to the pulmonary surfactant, inhibiting gas exchange and lung stability The health risks associated with consumption of tobacco and cannabis products are well-established by now. Much less understood are the risks associated with vaping, particularly flavoured products popular with young adults. It...

Report sees chance to create home care capacity by streamlining services

New report from UHN recommends residential high-rise buildings with a high proportion of older adults have a dedicated home care team who can care for multiple clients within the same complex. The policy paper from UHN’s NORC Innovation Centre says instead of care providers –...
spot_img

Keep exploring

First patients scanned on Brockville General Hospital’s MRI

It’s official – the region marked a landmark day in healthcare delivery on Wednesday,...

Improving diagnosis and treatment of brain injury in survivors of intimate partner violence

Fraser Health’s Embrace Clinic is part of a $3.4 million U.S. Department of Defence...

Anti-Black racism in medical school: a study from one school

A study from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine provides a picture of...

Expanding emergency department’s minor ailment patient pathway

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s (RVH) Emergency Department (ED) continues to expand the services...

HPV-based screening can help eliminate cervical cancer

Implementing human papillomavirus (HPV)-based screening in British Columbia could eliminate cervical cancer in the...

Hospital going public with professional learning courses

For the first time, Brockville General Hospital is opening enrollment in its professional learning...

Transforming hospital experiences: Smilezone Space

Transforming Hospital Experiences: Humber River Health and Smilezone Foundation Unveil 400th Smilezone Space Humber River...

Nursing Hero: Anna Jalosinski, Alberta Health Services

Honourable Mention: Anna Jalosinski, Alberta Health Services Anna is one of the respected charge...

Understanding Canadians’ experiences with digital health

Canadians are increasingly frustrated with a healthcare system lacking seamless communication and information sharing....

RVH Launches Home Hemodialysis Program

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) has launched a Home Hemodialysis Program which will...

A quarter of deaths among young adults in Canada were opioid related in 2021

Premature deaths related to opioids doubled between 2019 and 2021 across Canada, with more...

Nominate your Nursing Hero by Friday April 12th!

Look around you. Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a...

Latest articles

Vaping additives harm a vital membrane in the lungs, according to new Concordia research

Vitamin E binds itself to the pulmonary surfactant, inhibiting gas exchange and lung stability The...

Report sees chance to create home care capacity by streamlining services

New report from UHN recommends residential high-rise buildings with a high proportion of older...

New technology enhances cardiac care

Humber River Health recognizes that modern challenges are best met with modern solutions, and...

IPAC Canada Develops Essential New Course to Support Long-Term Care Infection Prevention and Control Leads

Infection Prevention and Control Canada (IPAC Canada) is launching a comprehensive training program tailored...