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Driving ability of people with cognitive impairment difficult to assess: Research review St. Michael's Hospital

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
TORONTO, July 12, 2016-- No single assessment tool is able to consistently determine driving ability in people with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment, a St. Michael's Hospital research review has found. Individuals with very mild and ...
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Palliative-care doctors decry Ontario's new opioid policy

The Globe and Mail - ‎14 hours ago‎
Tara Gomes, an epidemiologist at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital, called the ministry's changes a “positive step in trying to reduce the likelihood of people experimenting with drugs having a fatal overdose.
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Woman brutally mauled by dog recovering in hospital

St. Catharines Standard - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
“If we weren't home, the poor lady would have died; the dog did not want to let go,” she said. Paramedics said because of the location of the incident, firefighters had to help extricate the victim, who was then transported to The Ottawa Hospital ...
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SIU probing gunfire death of Jenyon Middleton, 30, in Roncesvalles

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Middleton was shot after police arrived, said Special Investigations Unit spokesperson Jason Gennaro, and was taken to St. Michael's Hospital without vital signs. He was pronounced dead shortly after. A 25-year-old woman was also taken to hospital with ...
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New opioid use in older adults with COPD associated with increased risk of death St. Michael's Hospital

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
TORONTO, July 14, 2016 - Older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who start using opioids have a more than two-fold higher risk of dying from a respiratory-related complication compared to non-opioid users, St. Michael's Hospital ...
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Study finds less blood flow, smaller frontal lobes in concussed young athletes

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Researchers from St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto used advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to examine the brains of 43 male and female university athletes - 21 with a history of concussion and 22 without.
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Street Health Centre opens new location

The Kingston Whig-Standard - ‎16 hours ago‎
Street Health Centre opens new location. By Michael Lea, Kingston Whig-Standard ... Six hundred thousand Canadians are currently infected with hepatitis B or C but an estimated 44 per cent of them are unaware they have the disease, said Jennifer Brunet ...

Woman mauled by dog remains in hospital, neighbours say

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Bylaw officers seized the dog from the home at 256 Montfort St. Neighbours believe the dog was owned by the woman's daughter, who lived downstairs.

Crowd at forum slams closing of emergency department at St. Luke's Cornwall

Times Herald-Record - ‎13 hours ago‎
Bosch was among over 100 people at Anthony's Pier 9 on Monday for a forum held four days after St. Luke's announced it was closing its emergency department at the hospital's Cornwall campus effective Oct. 1. Residents, elected and union officials ...

Crash victims find support in group

Orillia Packet & Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
After staying three days at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, McKay was discharged despite not being able to walk due to her injuries.

Father of man clinging to life after Richmond Hill crash is former Stouffville minister - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Wayne Reed, is currently in life-threatening condition at St. Michael's hospital in Toronto. According to those close to the family, Rev.

Help raise money for St. Jude Children's Hospital at Kentuckiana Bike Fest - ‎43 minutes ago‎
The "Jackyl" lead singer Jesse James Dupree comes to Kentuckiana Bike Fest. He will sign bottles of Jesse James Bourbon, then lead the riders to live music, wrestling and a bikini contest, all for a good cause.

Effects linger in concussed young athletes: study

Kawartha Media Group - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Researchers from St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto used advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to examine the brains of 43 male and female university athletes - 21 with a history of concussion and 22 without.

SNAP! Mum and daughter both break ankles - and end up in neighbouring beds on same hospital ward

Plymouth Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
A mum and daughter ended up in neighbouring beds on the same trauma ward - after they both broke one of their ankles. Emma Girling, 48 from Pool and her mother, Mia Girling, 75, from Fowey broke their ankles in June and, after a number of operations, ...

Births for July 21 to July 15

Southwest Booster - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Wayne Lopeter passed away on July 9, 2016 at Cypress Regional Hospital at the age of 77 after succumbing to a six month battle with liver cancer.

Canadian babies continue to suffer irreversible brain damage due to untreated jaundice

National Post - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
“After a baby is born, the enzymes for clearing bilirubin take a few days to turn on, but the baby's still turning over red blood cells,” said Dr.

High-speed rear-end crash sends 2 to hospital

St George News - ‎17 hours ago‎
HURRICANE - A two-vehicle collision Monday morning left two women injured but a child buckled into a car seat was unharmed. The crash occurred at about 9:13 a.m.
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Art with heart: Making children's health wards less scary

Herald-Whig - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Turner Simkins, whose 14-year-old son Brennan spent three years at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, with acute myeloid leukemia, said the large panda paintings by Rob Pruitt in the hospital's multipurpose room are a cheerful ...

St. Michael awards $30K to schools under pediatric asthma program

Texarkana Gazette - ‎11 hours ago‎
"We are really pleased to be able to participate and celebrate with each of you," St. Michael President/CEO Chris Karam told school officials who attended a luncheon Monday at the hospital. "To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ we can't just ...
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Brain Scans Reveal Structural Differences In Athletes With And Without History Of Concussion

Medical Daily - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A new study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma adds more support to the idea that traumatic brain injuries, or concussions, can have far-reaching physical repercussions for their unfortunate sufferers.