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When’s the best time to get your flu shot?

When’s the best time to get your flu shot?

Contaminating classrooms, infecting workplaces and afflicting families, the flu is a nasty illness at the best of times. At the worst of times, it comes with the potential for life-threatening complications like pneumonia. Young or old, healthy or health-compromised, the best way to guard yourself against influenza is to get vaccinated. But this isn’t a […]

Niagara Health physician leads start of national research network

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Niagara Health physician leads start of national research network

Niagara Health press release – A Niagara Health physician is leading the launch of a national network to support the growth of research in Intensive Care Units at community hospitals in Canada. The Canadian Community ICU Research Network, which held its inaugural meeting on Monday in Toronto, is the brainchild of Dr. Jennifer Tsang, Niagara […]

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Mo’ moustaches, mo’ awareness

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Mo’ moustaches, mo’ awareness

Niagara Health Foundation’s Moustache Mania supports local prostate cancer care Niagara Health press release – It’s time to put down your razors, scissors or clippers and grow out your facial hair for prostate cancer care in Niagara. Niagara Health Foundation’s Moustache Mania is back! Moustache Mania is a month-long campaign that encourages Niagara residents to […]

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Ontario investing in new centre for brain and mental health care

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Ontario investing in new centre for brain and mental health care

Government of Ontario press release – As part of its comprehensive plan to end hallway health care, Ontario is investing $27 billion over 10 years to build new and expanded hospital infrastructure. On Monday, Nov. 4/2019, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, was joined by Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health, and […]

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Ontario encouraging families to get free flu shot

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Ontario encouraging families to get free flu shot

Government of Ontario press release –  As the cold weather approaches, Ontario is reminding everyone about the importance of getting their free flu shot to protect themselves from getting the flu and spreading it to others. Each year, thousands of people across the province get sick with the flu, which puts extra pressure on hospitals […]

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How science is changing the way we think about brain injury prevention in sports

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How science is changing the way we think about brain injury prevention in sports

As junior hockey camps and youth leagues gear up each season, concerns about traumatic brain injury continue to be top of mind for parents, coaches and players alike. Up until now, helmets have been the best available option at protecting the brain from injury. But what if there was a way to protect the brain […]

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