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Students get learning opportunities at Niagara Health

Kirsty Moreau has come full circle with Niagara Health. Ms. Moreau completed several student placements at Niagara Health while she was enrolled in the Practical Nursing Program at Niagara College between 2008 and 2010. After graduating from Niagara College, she got a job with Niagara Health as a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN). A few years […]

Niagara Health extraordinary professionals recognized at 11th annual awards

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Niagara Health extraordinary professionals recognized at 11th annual awards

Collaboration and communication are keys to providing extraordinary patient experiences at Niagara Health, and a few professionals who exemplify this were honoured Thursday Nov. 9/2017 at the 11th Annual Interprofessional Practice Awards banquet in Thorold. This year’s recipients were chosen for demonstrating leadership and excellence in line with Niagara Health’s strategic purpose, vision and values, […]

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Niagara Health displays highlight exceptional innovative work

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Niagara Health displays highlight exceptional innovative work

Niagara Health is showcasing the exceptional level of research and innovation currently underway across their sites improving patient care and safety. “Throughout the year, this work and research is also being presented by our teams to other healthcare leaders at conferences across Canada and beyond,” a press release from Niagara Health said. “For instance, this […]

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Ontario improving access to care with new Niagara Falls hospital

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Ontario improving access to care with new Niagara Falls hospital

Province bringing state-of-the-art facilities to patients and families Ontario is helping people in the Niagara region get faster access to high-quality care with a new, state-of-the-art hospital for patients and families in Niagara Falls. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, was at the building site in Niagara Falls Monday Oct. 30/2017 to […]

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Bolstering fat cells offers potential new leukemia treatment

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Bolstering fat cells offers potential new leukemia treatment

Killing cancer cells indirectly by powering up fat cells in the bone marrow could help acute myeloid leukemia patients, according to a new study from McMaster University. Researchers with the McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute found that boosting adipocytes, or fat cells, located in the bone morrow suppressed cancerous leukemia cells but – […]

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When it comes to perceived well-being, perspective is everything

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When it comes to perceived well-being, perspective is everything

Brock University press release – The definition of living a happy and satisfying life can be very different depending on your age. A Brock University psychology professor says while younger adults tend to be overly optimistic, older adults tend to be the opposite. Associate Professor Michael Busseri will discuss the different ways of thinking about […]

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