Featured videos

Latest news

  • The Hamilton Spectator

    Hamilton Health Sciences was recently recognized for its sustainable transportation efforts.

  • CBC news

    Kraeker and Tim O'Shea, another McMaster University doctor, have started HamSmart (Hamilton Social Medicine Response Team), a program where they visit the elderly, the immobile, the addicted, the homeless and others who have fallen through the cracks of the health-care system.

  • The Hamilton Spectator

    American palliative care doctor and end-of-life activist Bruce (B.J.) Miller was in Hamilton Thursday to talk about Life Before Death.
    The free event was part of Hamilton Health Sciences' new twice-a-year speakers' series called GreatBigIdeas.

  • The Hamilton Spectator

    Hamilton Health Sciences has opened 500 livestream spots after selling out theatre and overflow seats for an end-of-life care talk.

    The March 30 event kicks off the hospital's twice-a-year speakers' series called GreatBigIdeas with celebrated American palliative care doctor BJ Miller. Miller, an end-of-life activist based in San Francisco, will talk about Life Before Death.

  • The Hamilton Spectator

    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and the Regional Cancer Program has partnered with Cancer Care Ontario to invite eligible men and women to get screened for colon cancer as part of their routine medical care.

  • CBC News

    Researchers from Canada, South Africa and Italy have identified a new gene responsible for sudden death among young people and athletes. The gene, a mutation of CDH2, causes arrythmogenic right ventricle cardiomyopathy (ARVC), a genetic disorder that predisposes patients to cardiac arrest.

  • CBC News Hamilton

    Hamilton Health Sciences is reminding the public that it's everyone's responsibility to help curb the spread of flu.On Thursday, HHS published some tips to help keep the city healthy as well as some other general information about the flu.

  • CBC News Hamilton

    Nearly a year after her death, 18-year-old Laura Hillier's relentless advocacy for stem cell treatments is coming to fruition: a unit is in development at Juravinski that will increase its treatment output by 50 per cent.

  • The Hamilton Spectator

    Hamilton Health Sciences has more than 2,000 research studies happening at any one time at our various sites and centres. Right here and now, we're tackling real-life, close-to-home Hamilton issues that are having a positive effect on our patients, families and our community.


    Flu season is here and despite all our precautions it can hit and hit hard. Dr. Sarah Khan is an infectious disease physician with Hamilton Health Sciences and she has some things to watch for and how to handle them.