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New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

New heart surgery procedure at Health Sciences North

By LEN GILLIS Northern Ontario Medical Journal Whether they know it or not, dozens of Northern Ontario heart patients have something special in common with Mick Jagger, the world famous… Read more »

Eat-Move-Repeat is a Timmins success story

Eat-Move-Repeat is a Timmins success story

Encouraging people to eat well and stay active By LEN GILLIS Traditional moose meat and bannock served up with a fresh pico de gallo side dish is just one of… Read more »

Update on Cat Lake funding announced by Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan

Update on Cat Lake funding announced by Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan

The health care crisis at Cat Lake First Nation, north of Sioux Lookout, Ontario is not what federal  Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O’Regan expected when he was named to that… Read more »

Sudbury geriatrician is urging more seniors to get vaccines

Sudbury geriatrician is urging more seniors to get vaccines

A Sudbury specialist in health care for senior citizens has sounded  the alarm bell for the flu vaccine, among others. Dr. Janet McElhaney, a geriatrician at Health Sciences North,  a… Read more »

CNIB unveils completely new Eye Van for Northern Ontario

CNIB unveils completely new Eye Van for Northern Ontario

Eight-month Northern tour begins on Sunday It’s a quiet Northern Ontario success story that doesn’t see a lot of accolades, but it goes a long way to helping people see… Read more »

Ontario building on plan to connect public health care system

Ontario building on plan to connect public health care system

TORONTO — MARCH 8, 2019:   Today, 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… Read more »

Drug warning issued in Sudbury

Drug warning issued in Sudbury

Drug warning: new potent substance circulating Friday, March 8, 2019: The Community Drug Strategy has received multiple reports of a new potent substance circulating in the community of Sudbury. While… Read more »

Not enough food to eat for families in Nipissing and Parry Sound districts

Not enough food to eat for families in Nipissing and Parry Sound districts

Health unit study shows one in seven families cannot afford groceries One in seven households in the Nipissing and Parry Sound districts are food insecure, according to the North Bay… Read more »

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