Dr. Jeff Pernica is an infectious disease specialist at McMaster Children's Hospital. He's helping to debunk myths about the flu shot and replace them with expert information.
The evidence that informed global dietary guidelines came from early Western-led nutrition studies that only focused on Western countries. Since then, we’ve learned much more about nutrition around the world. Our Population Health Research Institute is looking at nutrition from a global lens which is now challenging common nutritional wisdom.
Recognizing the “FAST” signs of stroke and calling 9-1-1 can mean the difference between life and death, or between a full recovery and lasting disability. To create more stroke survivors in our community, we've partnered with Hamilton Paramedic Services and Heart and Stroke Foundation to help residents recognize the signs of stroke.
As of this month, Geri Schweinbenz, X-ray technologist at Hamilton Health Sciences, has been officially cancer-free for a full year. Through her cancer journey she discovered a "floating support group" that helped her through her recovery.