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  • 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.

  • CHCH TV

    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.

  • CBC News

    This year, Fox-Robichaud partnered with IBM to create a computer program that scans vital signs and calculates the warning score automatically. Now, when the new screening process detects a score of six or more, it triggers a pager warning to the members of the rapid-response team.

  • CHCH TV

    The Bulldogs took their in-arena version of a teddy bear toss to their annual visit to McMaster Children’s Hospital. The players and coaching staff dished out stuffed bruiser dolls, sang some carols and played video games.

  • The Bay Observer

    Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre is one of three hospitals in Ontario providing all forms of adult stem cell transplants. Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation is asking for the public’s support to help increase capacity for stem cell transplants and give hope to patients across the province in need of this potentially life-saving treatment.

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