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It’s all in the genome: Preparing for the next waves of COVID-19

By Dr. Samira Mubareka On January 24th, Sunnybrook Health Sciences admitted the first Canadian patient with COVID-19. The traveller had just returned from Wuhan, China,...

Last call to nominate your Nursing Hero!

NOMINATE YOUR NURSING HERO BY JUNE 12th! Nurses have been at the front-line helping Canadians get through this pandemic and difficult time.  Due to COVID-19,...

Advancing patient and family centered care in the COVID-19 era

By Dr. Joshua Tepper In the last 90 days hospitals have been faced with an inordinate volume of difficult decisions. One of the hardest has...

Changes in visitor policies during COVID-19

By Andria Bianchi and Katherine Stanley As a result of COVID-19, several practices and processes in healthcare settings have changed. One change that has had...

Diagnosing COVID-19 using artificial intelligence

By Emilly Dubeau Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are investigating whether an artificial neural network could be used to diagnose COVID-19. The AI...

COVID-19 in numbers as of May 28th 11:00 am EDT

Areas in Canada with cases of COVID-19 as of May 28, 2020, 11:00 a.m. ED Province, territory or other Number of confirmed cases Number of individuals tested Number...

St. Joe’s dementia patients have powerful virtual visits with loved ones

Dementia patients at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton are having powerful virtual interactions with their loved ones – so much that some patients are hugging...

Fatal Lyme carditis in a 37-year-old man illustrates need for awareness of atypical presentations...

Lyme disease can have unusual presentations. Physicians and the public should be aware of its different manifestations, as people spend more time outside in...

Partners combine efforts to enhance care for long term care residents

By Lillian Badzioch A network of healthcare providers are bringing more care to residents in Hamilton’s long term care (LTC) homes. Using telephone connection or...

Adapting practices to protect expecting parents, newborns

By Emily Dawson Across Canada and around the globe, physicians and health care professionals are rapidly adapting practices as they look to find effective ways...

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