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Skunk with rabies found in Welland

Skunk with rabies found in Welland

A skunk in an urban area of Welland has tested positive for rabies recently. Niagara Region Public Health has seen an increase in the number of animals testing positive for rabies in Niagara. So far, in 2018, there have been two raccoons and one skunk test positive for rabies. In 2017, there were a total […]

Community Addiction Services of Niagara achieves CCA Accreditation

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Community Addiction Services of Niagara achieves CCA Accreditation

Community Addiction Services of Niagara (CASON) announced Tuesday April 24/2018 that it has been awarded accreditation by the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). The hard work, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and Board of Directors are reflected in this significant achievement. “To be CCA Accredited is truly a seal of approval. With increasing pressure […]

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Active young adults with Type 1 diabetes have muscle complications: Study

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Active young adults with Type 1 diabetes have muscle complications: Study

Changes in muscles could impair ability to manage blood sugar A new study from McMaster and York universities has found that poor muscle health may be a complication of Type 1 diabetes, even among active twenty-somethings. The research team analyzed muscle biopsies of young adults with and without Type 1 diabetes who exceed Diabetes Canada’s […]

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Leading surgeon to speak at Brock about concussions

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Leading surgeon to speak at Brock about concussions

Brock University press release – A world-renowned expert in concussions and spinal cord injuries will be speaking at Brock University on Thursday, Apr. 19/2018. Neurosurgeon Dr. Charles Tator will join a panel of Brock faculty members, students and alumni in providing an overview of the current state of concussions from a broad perspective. Included will […]

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Be A Donor Month: How the public can help save lives

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Be A Donor Month: How the public can help save lives

 More than 1,500 people are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant today in Ontario. This is their only treatment option, and every three days someone will die because they did not get their transplant in time. But the public can help. When you register your consent for organ and tissue donation, you let those […]

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Lowering wait times in Ontario hospitals

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Lowering wait times in Ontario hospitals

This post was originally published on this siteHistoric investments and innovative programs making better care available to patients faster Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Wednesday Apr. 18/2018 to explain how the government’s investment of nearly $19 billion in health care and an expanded innovative bundled care program will help reduce […]

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