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A focus on francophone health

A focus on francophone health

From April 5-7, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) held its sixth Francophone Symposium at Laurentian University. Among the 100 participants were health professionals, health organizations, NOSM students and… Read more »

MPP introduces bill to amend organ donation act

MPP introduces bill to amend organ donation act

— On March 29, MPP France Gélinas introduced the Peter Kormos Memorial Act (Trillium Gift of Life Network Amendment) to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Kormos’ passing. An ardent supporter… Read more »

NOSM receives state-of-the-art x-ray irradiator.

NOSM receives state-of-the-art x-ray irradiator.

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) recently received a state-of-the-art x-ray irradiator. The x-ray irradiator machine, generously donated by Bruce Power, has been installed in NOSM’s medical school building… Read more »

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

The Northeast Cancer Centre encourages men and women to call the shots on colon cancer by getting checked regularly SUDBURY, ONTARIO – March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the… Read more »

Raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease

Raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease

Pat Roy, Ryan Benoit, Denise Roy LOCAL BUSINESS HELPS BRING AWARENESS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE Local Business owner, Ryan Benoit has teamed up with his friend Pat Roy to design a… Read more »

Dr. Danielle Martin to speak in Sudbury June 13

Dr. Danielle Martin to speak in Sudbury June 13

Women to celebrate renowned MD Celebrate Women will present author and health specialist, Dr. Danielle Martin, June 13 at Fraser Auditorium. A staunch defender of medicare, she has developed a… Read more »

NOSM featured in Globe and Mail

NOSM featured in Globe and Mail

Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) got good reviews in the Globe and Mail. The article, Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off by André… Read more »

NBRHC seeing an increase in influenza activity

NBRHC seeing an increase in influenza activity

The North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) has declared a ‘high risk influenza status’ for the Health Centre, including an outbreak on one of our inpatient units. Mark Daniw, Manager… Read more »

Health Sciences North receives temporary pacemakers

Health Sciences North receives temporary pacemakers

Health Sciences North’s Cardiac Department has received six new temporary pacemakers thanks to the support of Health Sciences North Foundation. “Temporary pacemakers are used in the emergency treatment of patients… Read more »

New clinic for medically complex children launched in Timmins

New clinic for medically complex children launched in Timmins

Timmins and District Hospital has teamed up with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario’s (CHEO) Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre to establish new clinic for medically complex and fragile children. The… Read more »

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