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New system provides more seamless care for Niagara home dialysis patients

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New system provides more seamless care for Niagara home dialysis patients

Niagara Health press release – An innovative system for home dialysis patients in Niagara is “like having a nurse at home 24/7,” says Niagara Falls resident Luc Lessard. Niagara Health was one of the first hospitals in Ontario to introduce the Amia system that is improving care, reducing hospital visits and increasing independence for people […]

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Improving quality mental health and addictions services across Ontario

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Improving quality mental health and addictions services across Ontario

Government of Ontario press release – Ontario’s mental health and addictions system is disconnected with uneven access to quality services, making it challenging for patients and families to navigate a confusing system and get the services they need. That’s why Ontario’s Government for the People is protecting what matters most by taking action to improve […]

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Medical device or medication woes? Talk to your healthcare provider

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Medical device or medication woes? Talk to your healthcare provider

You may find a time when you want to stop or change how you are treating a medical condition. But changing or stopping the use of your medication or medical device on your own can be dangerous. It could make your condition worse. Maybe you are feeling better? Or maybe you think the treatment isn’t […]

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Five ways to help stop the sniffles this allergy season

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Five ways to help stop the sniffles this allergy season

Spring has sprung again and while the warmer weather is definitely a welcome change, the return of itchy eyes and a constantly dripping nose may not be. It’s estimated that 25 percent of Canadians are affected by seasonal allergies, and depending on what you are allergic to, allergy season may not just affect you in […]

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Protect yourself from tick bites

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Protect yourself from tick bites

Government of Ontario press release – The Government of Ontario is encouraging people across the province to take precautions when spending time outside to prevent tick bites and Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a serious infection that comes from being bitten by an infected blacklegged tick. You can find an infected tick almost anywhere in […]

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Recognizing nursing excellence at Niagara Health

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Recognizing nursing excellence at Niagara Health

Niagara Health press release – Niagara Health celebrated excellence in nursing on Thursday, May 9/2019, with its annual Nursing Excellence Awards, in a ceremony that spanned all five hospital sites. The awards are held each year during National Nursing Week. “This ceremony is always one of the highlights of National Nursing Week,” said Derek McNally, […]

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