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Extended training program: A recipe for success

Eddie Kwong presents his tarragon chicken dish to Chef Burpee and answers the chef’s questions with an enthusiastic “Yes, chef!” and “No, chef!” Visitors...

New discovery may revolutionize treatment of ALS

Canadians researchers have made a significant discovery regarding ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, opening the door to novel approaches...

Naturopathic treatments can help depression

In 1992, two years after graduating college, naturopathic doctor Peter Bongiorno was preparing himself for future study in conventional medicine. He began with pre-doctoral...

Elderly day-to-day safety: An ever-escalating priority

A major challenge for all of us—caregivers to aging loved ones and all those who are into their advancing years—is to identify and address...

Lakeridge Health opens minds on the front lines

“What words do we use in our society to describe someone with a mental illness?” Allison Potts asks Lakeridge Health emergency department staff during...

Medication timing critical in Parkinson’s disease

A one-week disruption of his Parkinson’s medication schedule resulted in nearly three months of distress for Lorne Collis after he returned home from a...

30 YEARS OF HIV/AIDS: Casey House to revolutionize care in response to evolving epidemic

This year marks 30 years since AIDS was first identified. Thanks to marvellous treatment advances—most significantly, the introduction of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)...

Scleroderma Group dedicated to scleroderma research, treatment and clinical care

Barbara Williams had always considered herself to be a healthy and active person. After all, she had an exciting career in the pharmaceutical industry,...

Planning for the worst: How hospitals prepared for the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver

All eyes were on downtown Vancouver on the night of the 2011 Stanley Cup final. It had been 17 years since the Vancouver Canucks...

Ontarians give overall emergency care an A grade

A first time mom wakes up to her seven month-old coughing in her crib. It is a barking cough that sounds painful and is...

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