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Innovative Parkinson’s program

With the recent recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month across Canada, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is spreading the word about its unique program for people...

How mindfulness helps prevent addiction relapse

Two years ago, Doug McCaslin was leading a double life. The 65-year-old was splitting his time between his home in Toronto and a job...

Solving the pain puzzle?

The November 2013 “Pain in Canada fact sheet” published by the Canadian Pain Society states some hard facts summarized under the heading Pain is...

Acupuncture turns addict into a believer

Ed Dowdell can’t remember a time when he wasn’t on something. He started drinking at the age of seven and then added drugs into the...

Music therapy and patient-centred care

I know exactly the moment that I decided to become a music therapist. That moment was at a hospital, where I was the patient. I...

Mindfulness: The quiet revolution

There is a quiet revolution going on at Hamilton Health Sciences. The weapon of choice? Stopping and breathing. Health care workers are extraordinary—they embrace those...

Music care at end of life brings many benefits

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Promoting Workplace Wellness at Runnymede Healthcare Centre

Physical and mental wellbeing have a considerable impact on daily life. Despite this, most people allow their health to take a backseat to the...

Doctor’s music is medicine to patient’s ears

Dr. Jill Wiwcharuk, an emergency physician at Brantford General Hospital in southern Ontario still clearly recalls her ‘aha moment.’ She was sitting on a bed...

Consensus Guidelines on Safety and Quality Indicators in Endoscopy

The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) was one of the first national specialty societies in Canada to define wait time benchmarks, monitor wait times...

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