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Niagara Health, Brock University team up to improve health and wellbeing in Niagara

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Niagara Health, Brock University team up to improve health and wellbeing in Niagara

Niagara Health press release –  Brock University and Niagara Health launched a new partnership Friday, March 8/2019, that will increase opportunities to improve the overall health and well-being in our region and beyond. It will place a heightened focus on research that will help people stay healthy, improve both patient outcomes and the way health […]

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Ontario building on plan to connect public health care system for patients

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Ontario building on plan to connect public health care system for patients

Government of Ontario press release – On Friday, March 9/2019, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, moved one step closer to fulfilling the government’s commitment to a connected, sustainable public health care system centred around the patient, by announcing the early slate of the Ontario Health Board of Directors. “Our […]

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Confirmed case of measles in Niagara

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Confirmed case of measles in Niagara

Niagara Region press release – ​Niagara Region Public Health is investigating a laboratory confirmed case of measles in an adult who acquired their infection while travelling outside Canada. Any person who visited the following public locations are being asked to watch for signs and symptoms and to ensure their vaccination is up to date as […]

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Brock researcher develops advanced lung cancer prediction model

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Brock researcher develops advanced lung cancer prediction model

Brock University press release – A Brock University epidemiologist has produced a more powerful version of a tool used to predict a person’s likelihood of developing lung cancer. Professor of Health Sciences Martin Tammemägi designed the original lung cancer screening model dubbed PLCOm2012 in 2013. It was able to make predictions based on calculations of a […]

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Keep your family protected from the spring sniffles

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Keep your family protected from the spring sniffles

With spring creeping up around the corner, you may think your family has survived cold and flu season, but don’t let your guard down just yet. Flu bugs and colds can strike at any time and families need to be prepared to treat a case of the spring sniffles. Kids are exposed to all kinds […]

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Niagara Health Foundation ‘Motown Hits’ Gala raises record $100,000

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Niagara Health Foundation ‘Motown Hits’ Gala raises record $100,000

Niagara Health Foundation press release – On Saturday, Feb. 23/2019, Niagara Health Foundation hosted its Annual Gala at the elegant Sheraton on the Falls. The ‘Motown Hits’ themed event brought the music and magic of the Motown era to 400 guests, while raising over $100,000 for the Foundation’s Gifts of Extraordinary Care Fund. The Gala […]

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