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Oct 19, 2017

IPAC Week: Common office objects tested for bacteria

We asked Dr. Zain Chagla, infectious disease physician, to test some common objects that we touch daily for bacteria. In the video below, he swabs and tests a pen, mobile phone and tablet -- one passes, the other two fail. On Infection...
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Oct 19, 2017

Getting the flu may cost you and your company: Dr. Zain Chagla

Setting up flu shot clinics is an effective way for employers to reduce the financial impact of employees becoming sick with the flu.    Flu season is fast approaching, and as part of Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Week, I wanted...
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Oct 16, 2017

Global Peer Support Day: The power of lived experience

Oct. 19, 2017 will be the third year in which the third Thursday in October will be celebrated as Global Peer Supporter Celebration/Appreciation.   They’re the bridge between treatment and understanding – peer supporters with lived...

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Oct 16, 2017

How clean is your dog’s ‘kiss’ and other uncomfortable questions you might not want to know the answer to

We asked St. Joe's Dr. Zain Chagla to look at some common beliefs related to infection prevention and control, including how we receive puppy love. His anwer might make you rethink kissing the pooch.     Some people allow their dogs...

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Oct 13, 2017

Get to know thrombosis, it may save your life: Dr. Douketis

Thrombosis Canada is marking World Thrombosis Day, Oct.3, 2017, by launching the #KNOWTHROMBOSIS campaign to educate the public and healthcare professionals about the condition's risk factors, and the warning signs and symptoms.    An estimated...

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Oct 12, 2017

Free: Group Exercise Class for Older Adults

A group exercise class that is designed to assist older adults in maintaining their independence. Classes can be completed from seated or standing position and are geared towards personal functionality. Increase your balance, build your strength, and strive for better health.

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Oct 10, 2017

Video: Mission Legacy Award recipients share thoughts on being recognized

  On Oct. 3, 2017, the community of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton recognized individuals who made an exceptional contribution to the health care ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton...

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Oct 10, 2017

St. Joe's Hosts A Mental Health Morning, presented by ArcelorMittal Dofasco to End the Stigma Around Mental Health

On Thursday, October 5th, during Mental Illness Awareness Week, St. Joe's hosted over 500 Hamiltonians for a breakfast event that had a big impact...

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Oct 6, 2017

Notice: Parking Ramp Cleaning, Oct. 16-20

Parking ramp clean-up is about to begin! Ramps 1, 2 & 3 and the Charlton Avenue lot will be cleaned beginning the week of Oct. 16 to 20, 2017. Visitors and staff will be asked to park in an alternate ramp depending upon the day. The...
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Oct 6, 2017

Patient Story: No one way to be trans

Aric Bales' journey included addiction and unasnwered questions. Having peer support helped him find answers.   Aric Bales has never wished he had been born a male. He has never felt he was in the wrong body. He is disappointed that life and society...
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Sep 29, 2017

Vigil brings together people with shared mental illness experiences

Jennifer Armstrong, left, and Lina Cannella in the courtyard outside the chapel at St. Joe’s West 5th Campus. After meeting at the candlelight vigil during Mental Illness Awareness Week seven years ago, they’re encouraging others to attend...

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Sep 20, 2017

A Teen’s Tragedy Inspires Hope and a Regional Support Program

David MacKinnon had a passion and a gift for art, architecture and airplanes. He dreamed of one day becoming a pilot. But from birth David’s health was put to the test...

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Sep 19, 2017

Interning at St. Joe's - The Good and the Great

   June 5th was like any other summer day; except, it wasn't. This was the first day of my summer internship at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. For the last three months I have been interning with the Public Affairs Department to get an...

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Sep 18, 2017

RELOCATION NOTICE: Cardiology (DCD) Bishop Dowling Wing, Level 4, Charlton Campus

To our Patients & Community, Following extensive review and consideration of operational efficiencies, the Cardiology Department (the DCD Unit) at the Charlton Campus, will be relocating to join CTU-N (Clinical Teaching Unit-North)....
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Sep 7, 2017

Hiring Fair: Attention students and new grads

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Aug 21, 2017

The quiet unveiling of a powerful image

 

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Aug 16, 2017

Elroy Pires: The Patient Porter

Happiniess is "not about money." Meet Elroy Pires, the Patient Porter we should all know.

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Aug 9, 2017

MDR: What You Don't See In The OR...

Learn more about what MDR does behind the closed doors of the OR.

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Aug 8, 2017

The Fight for Robots in Canada's Operating Rooms

The Globe and Mail: How Ontario put the future of operating-room robots in question Nine out of every 10 prostatectomies in the United States is performed with the assistance of a machine, Kelly Grant writes. But in its first ruling on the subject,...
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Jul 14, 2017

Release of Suicide Prevention Recommendations

One suicide is too many.

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