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Lyme Disease warning from Public Health Sudbury & Districts

Lyme Disease warning from Public Health Sudbury & Districts

As the snow melts and the warm weather returns, so does the risk of contact with a blacklegged tick. Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding you to protect yourself… Read more »

Health Unit talks about rabies concern

Health Unit talks about rabies concern

With the number of animal rabies cases in Southern Ontario still exceeding the norm, Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reminding everyone to be diligent because infected animals could move… Read more »

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 »

Northern Health Units to work together on climate change Reports

Northern Health Units to work together on climate change Reports

The seven public health units in northern Ontario will be working together on climate change and health vulnerability and adaptation reports over the next two years with funding support from… Read more »

Health Canada report on medically assisted dying

Health Canada report on medically assisted dying

The release of information on medical assistance in dying helps Canadians understand how the legislation is being implemented across the country. The federal government recognizes that public reporting in this… Read more »

Vale releases miners mental health study results

Vale releases miners mental health study results

By LEN GILLIS A survey into the state of the mental health of Vale mine workers in Sudbury produced some startling answers for the researchers looking into the mental well-being… Read more »

Smoking rates among Indigenous youth are declining

Smoking rates among Indigenous youth are declining

By GRAHAM STRONG Indigenous youth have higher risk factors for tobacco use than the general population, though data from tobacco prevention and cessation programs show that these initiatives are making… Read more »

Meet Dr. Kona Williams; Canada’s First Indigenous Forensic Pathologist

Meet Dr. Kona Williams; Canada’s First Indigenous Forensic Pathologist

By JASON TURNBULL Special to NOMJ Dr. Kona Williams’ entire professional life revolves around death. As a Forensic Pathologist, and the first Indigenous person to hold that title in Canada,… 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 »

Labelle Family donates $5 Million to HSN

Labelle Family donates $5 Million to HSN

Dominic Giroux, President and CEO HSN, Nicole Everest, HSN and HSNRI Board Chair, Jacques Demers, Director Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation, Ehor Bobby, Director Marcel and Frances Labelle Foundation, Mary… Read more »

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