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Brock formalizes partnership with Public Health

Brock formalizes partnership with Public Health

Brock University press release – Brock University and Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services are neighbours located across the street from each other on Sir Isaac Brock Way, but the links connecting the two organizations run far deeper than geography. For many years, Brock and Public Health have been working together on joint research, […]

Ontario expanding Telehealth Ontario to include smoking cessation services

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Ontario expanding Telehealth Ontario to include smoking cessation services

Government of Ontario press release – Ontario is providing more comprehensive services for people who are seeking to quit smoking by transitioning telephone-based smoking cessation services in Ontario from Smokers’ Helpline to the Telehealth Ontario platform. “There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for Ontarians looking to quit smoking,” said Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health. […]

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Niagara Health recognized as a top-performing hospital for vascular access wait times for dialysis patients

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Niagara Health recognized as a top-performing hospital for vascular access wait times for dialysis patients

Niagara Health press release – Niagara Health is proud to be recognized as a high performer in the province for wait times for vascular access surgery for dialysis patients, a key procedure that enables patients to start dialysis and provide intervention if needed during the course of their treatment. The Ontario Renal Network this week […]

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Five tips to beat the flu before it begins

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Five tips to beat the flu before it begins

School’s back in session and that means flu season is right around the corner. Even if you’ve got the perfect flu-free streak going, it’s important to take steps to prevent the flu so that you don’t risk spreading it to someone who can’t afford to get sick. Children, seniors, children, people who are pregnant or […]

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Breast cancer conference provides education and support

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Breast cancer conference provides education and support

Life After Breast Cancer is a full day conference open to anyone who has been affected by any stage of breast cancer and their support network. The conference will be on Friday, Oct. 25/2019 at the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s. “This highly-informative conference has taken place every two years since 2001 and typically attracts […]

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Five tips to get the most from your next doctor’s visit

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Five tips to get the most from your next doctor’s visit

Summer and fall are the perfect time to schedule your next physical or medical appointment since doctor’s offices are often quieter than during the cold and flu-riddled cooler months. To make sure everything you need is covered, follow these tips from Health Canada: Be active and open. It’s important to be honest and upfront about your […]

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