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Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cancer screening targets Indigenous communities

Cathy Paroschy Harris with the Screen for Life Coach. The coach plays a key role in providing more access to cancer screening to everyone across northwestern Ontario including Indigenous communities…. Read more »

Volunteers sought for disseminating clinical practice guidelines

Volunteers sought for disseminating clinical practice guidelines

NOSM chair proposes train-the-trainer program Dr. Sheldon Tobe, the recently appointed Northern Ontario School of Medicine and Heart and Stroke Foundation chair in aboriginal and rural health, is looking for… Read more »

Algoma renal program pioneers app for home dialysis

Algoma renal program pioneers app for home dialysis

Dialysis platform for Communication, Assistance and Training simplifies self-care The Algoma Region Renal Program (AARP) is serving as a test bed for the development of a technology solution designed to… Read more »

Mindfulness course offers stress relief at HSN

Mindfulness course offers stress relief at HSN

Course blends eastern and native teachings In a noisy, busy and cold hospital it is a welcome relief to find peace and quiet. Gary Petingola, a social worker at Health… Read more »

New home for Timmins nephrology program

New home for Timmins nephrology program

Left to right in Timmins and District Hospital’s new nephrology department are Willy Brennan, hemodialysis charge nurse, Fran David, nephrology nurse, and Michelle Hicks, kidney care PD nurse. Regional nephrology… Read more »

New care centre addresses obesity

New care centre addresses obesity

Thunder Bay Regional’s bariatric care team has received more than 300 referrals from across northwestern Ontario. A new care centre in Thunder Bay is helping people who are struggling with… Read more »

Culturally sensitive research proposed

Culturally sensitive research proposed

Ethically-conducted research is helping aboriginal people receive better health care, according to the scientific director of the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) – Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health. Jeff… Read more »

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