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Rooted in research: New $5.1-million gift commemorates fifth anniversary of the Juravinski Research Institute

May 29, 2024 Comments Off on Rooted in research: New $5.1-million gift commemorates fifth anniversary of the Juravinski Research Institute
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Rooted in research: New $5.1-million gift commemorates fifth anniversary of the Juravinski Research Institute On May 29, 2019, Charles and Margaret Juravinski forever altered the health-research landscape in Hamilton by establishing the Juravinski Research Institute (JRI) – a partnership between Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton…

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Dr. Rahul Bansal Talks Bladder Cancer Care

May 24, 2024 Comments Off on Dr. Rahul Bansal Talks Bladder Cancer Care
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Care Provider Profile:  Dr. Rahul Bansal Talks Bladder Cancer Care Dr. Rahul Bansal is a urologic surgeon at St. Joe’s and an associate professor of urology at McMaster University. Born and raised in northern India, Dr. Bansal’s path to urology started close to home since his grandfather was diagnosed with…

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What to Expect at A Mental Health Morning:  Samra Zafar shares her thoughts on Mental Health through the Lens of Intersectionality

May 14, 2024 Comments Off on What to Expect at A Mental Health Morning:  Samra Zafar shares her thoughts on Mental Health through the Lens of Intersectionality
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What to Expect at A Mental Health Morning:  Samra Zafar shares her thoughts on Mental Health through the Lens of Intersectionality After escaping a decade of abuse living as a child bride in Canada, best-selling author, DEI expert and physician-in-training, Samra Zafar, has become a beacon of hope for those…

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Refreshed Birthing Rooms and a Renewed Special Care Nursery Give Our Smallest Patients the Best Start  

May 11, 2024 Comments Off on Refreshed Birthing Rooms and a Renewed Special Care Nursery Give Our Smallest Patients the Best Start  
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Refreshed Birthing Rooms and a Renewed Special Care Nursery Give Our Smallest Patients the Best Start   When our baby care units needed a little bit of TLC, the St. Joe’s community came together. Through donations to our spring direct mail campaign and gifts made by local families, foundations, and…

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St. Joe’s Shortens Wait Times for rTMS – A Treatment for Treatment-Resistant Depression 

May 10, 2024 Comments Off on St. Joe’s Shortens Wait Times for rTMS – A Treatment for Treatment-Resistant Depression 
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St. Joe’s Shortens Wait Times for rTMS – A Treatment for Treatment-Resistant Depression  St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is cutting wait times in half for an innovative new treatment for major depressive disorder thanks to funds raised at its Foundation’s gala. On November 2, 2023, donations from hundreds of gala guests…

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“I Hope You Feel Something” – Youth Wellness Centre publishes first poetry anthology 

May 8, 2024 Comments Off on “I Hope You Feel Something” – Youth Wellness Centre publishes first poetry anthology 
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“I Hope You Feel Something” – Youth Wellness Centre publishes first poetry anthology  “Hope Waits”  “Wild Mind”  “Non-Visible Ouchies”  “Things I Wish I Could Say”   These are just a few of the pieces you’ll find inside the Youth Wellness Centre’s (YWC) first poetry anthology, aptly titled, I Hope You…

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 St. Joe’s Clinicians Take to the Streets to Provide Care 

May 8, 2024 Comments Off on  St. Joe’s Clinicians Take to the Streets to Provide Care 
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St. Joe’s Clinicians Take to the Streets to Provide Care  A cooler, loaded with ice packs and bottles of water, and a collection of light weight, second-hand clothing accompanies the medical kits hauled onto the passenger van. As the weather warms up, these ‘extras’ are equally important to the patients who will…

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Building a Better Emergency Department

Apr 24, 2024 Comments Off on Building a Better Emergency Department
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Building a Better Emergency Department When emergencies happen, Hamilton counts on St. Joe’s. The Emergency Department at our Charlton Campus has been the busiest ED in the city for years now. In it, our doctors, nurses, and care teams help more than 60,000 patients each year. If we do the…

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Spilling the Tea: Tonia Jahshan Talks PMDD

Apr 19, 2024 Comments Off on Spilling the Tea: Tonia Jahshan Talks PMDD
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Spilling the Tea: Tonia Jahshan Talks PMDD The Sipology Founder and Dragon’s Den Alumna Dishes on living with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder There’s a mental health condition that’s more common than schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) – and yet most Canadians have never heard of it. Tonia Jahshan, the…

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Finding Strength in Community: How a Recent Grant is Supporting Perinatal Mental Health

Apr 11, 2024 Comments Off on Finding Strength in Community: How a Recent Grant is Supporting Perinatal Mental Health
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Finding Strength in Community: How a Recent Grant is Supporting Perinatal Mental Health With support from St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation’s Patient Comfort and Kindness Fund, a new peer support group gives moms a safe space to share their experiences of living with perinatal mental health concerns. Motherhood is a journey…

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