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Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

Medical trial could change how breast cancer treated

From Northern Ontario Business The trial for a new tool to help determine if chemotherapy is shrinking a tumour has begun in Europe, and all the test samples are being… Read more »

Construction starts on HSN Learners’ Centre

Construction starts on HSN Learners’ Centre

SUDBURY–Excavators are tearing through the asphalt, as work has started on the Learners’ Centre outside of the Emergency Department at Health Sciences North (HSN). The 28,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility… Read more »

Watch for the Summer issue

Watch for the Summer issue

The Summer 2018 is available now. Special focus on educationing tomorrow’s health-care professionals.

Addiction treatment program includes traditional healing

Addiction treatment program includes traditional healing

Mino Ayaa Ta Win Healing Centre opened in Fort Frances in December BY GRAHAM STRONG A unique treatment program and medically supported detox centre recently launched in Fort Frances aims… Read more »

Spring issue features focus on Indigenous health care

Spring issue features focus on Indigenous health care

Click on PDF editions to select. Indigenous Knowledge Keeper enlightens NOSM students Perry McLeod-Shabogesic, from Nipissing First Nation, is an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper who has been working with the Northern… Read more »

Becky Neckoway featured in Spring ’18 issue: ‘If you’re willing to work for it, you can do anything’

Becky Neckoway featured in Spring ’18 issue: ‘If you’re willing to work for it, you can do anything’

Dr. Becky Neckoway graduated from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in 2015 and practices medicine in Sioux Lookout. BY NADINE ROBINSON If you ask Dr. Rebekah (Becky) Neckoway what… Read more »

LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues

LU researcher gets $2 million to study Aboriginal kids’ health issues

University researcher Nancy Young has received a $2 million Health System Research Fund (HSRF) grant for Health Promotion from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. reprinted from sudbury.com University… Read more »

Nursing stations equipped with i-STAT devices

Nursing stations equipped with i-STAT devices

A nurse can do a blood test and know within two minutes if the patient is having a heart attack. BY NORM TOLLINSKY Six remote Health Canada nursing stations in… Read more »

NAN stresses link between food and Indigenous health

NAN stresses link between food and Indigenous health

The Nishnawbe Aski Nation’s annual Food Sympossium brings together delegates from across NAN territory to address the region’s food challenges and learn about traditional food preparation. Solutions include more generous… Read more »

Nursing stations plugged in to virtual critical care

Nursing stations plugged in to virtual critical care

Katie Keesickquayash, the telemedicine co-ordinator in Mishkeegogamang First Nation, one of the four pilot sites for the expansion of the Regional Critical Care Response program to nursing stations in northwestern… Read more »

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