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Toronto Rehab partners with Baycrest in dementia support program

Robert Harker was an active member of a day program located on the same campus of the long-term care (LTC) home where he lives, when symptoms of his dementia started to intensify. That resulted in responsive behaviours, such as verbal intimidation, which were potentially putting...

Milk’s unique nutrient blend makes it ideal for sport recovery

Replacing nutrients and rehydrating the body after sport is an important way to promote muscle repair and replenish energy, and athletes are always looking for an edge. Many rely on optimal nutrition to help fuel their sport and post-exercise recovery. Milk is a go-to...

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Innovative Parkinson’s program

With the recent recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month across Canada, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH)...

Gardening as therapy

Mary says she thought gardening would be ‘too difficult’. Mary, a mental health patient...

Healing sounds of music therapy

If you listen closely in the hallways of McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), you might...

A holistic approach for managing osteoporosis

When Amanda Owen was diagnosed with #osteoporosis, about a decade ago, she knew she...

How mindfulness helps prevent addiction relapse

Two years ago, Doug McCaslin was leading a double life. The 65-year-old was splitting...

Spine Centre helps patients get back in action

There’s a new way to deal with back pain, thanks to Trillium Health Partners’...

It’s time to start using the M-word

In many ways, Marion Albaum of Toronto, 38, is your typical Canadian mom. She...

Solving the pain puzzle?

The November 2013 “Pain in Canada fact sheet” published by the Canadian Pain Society...

Acupuncture turns addict into a believer

Ed Dowdell can’t remember a time when he wasn’t on something. He started drinking at...

Music therapy and patient-centred care

I know exactly the moment that I decided to become a music therapist. That...

A new dimension in cancer hope, healing and wellness

Nothing can ever prepare one for a diagnosis of cancer. The emotional, psychological and...

Mindfulness: The quiet revolution

There is a quiet revolution going on at Hamilton Health Sciences. The weapon of...

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Same-day discharge laparoscopic hysterectomy surgical program

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) as obstetrician/gynecologist Dr. Tammy LeRiche performed the first ever laparoscopic...

Canadians give governments an ‘F’ in meeting their mental health and substance use health needs

Federal and provincial governments are getting a resounding ‘F’ from Canadians when it comes...

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