Hamilton Health Sciences

Type: Company
Name: Hamilton Health Sciences
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tool library a workshop to build community

Halden Sproule wants to help build Hamilton, one tool at a time.Sproule, a recent Hamilton transplant, has launched an initiative to create a tool library for the city that would allow people to borrow the tools they might not have either the means or ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pilates keeps him strong

Fitness enthusiast Jim McCutcheon treats his cancer like a chronic illness, refusing to let it control his life. His healthy lifestyle choices include a regular Pilates class designed for people with chronic health conditions.McCutcheon, 67, was diagnosed ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Column: Salt: immunity for the silent assassin?

We’ve been cautioned ever since Lot`s wife looked over her shoulder at Sodom that too much salt can cause hardening of the arteries.Despite all the warnings, it’s been a tough sell, tougher than the war waged against cigarettes. Still, getting the consumer ... [Published Inverness Oran - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Michael G. DeGroote Pain Clinic offers relief

Photo by Gord BowesKristina Alfini says the Michael G. DeGroote Pain Clinic at Hamilton Health Sciences' Chedoke Hospital has helped her better deal with chronic pain from injuries she received in a car crash.By Gord Bowes, News staffAfter suffering debilitating ... [Published Stoney Creek News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

What's a high? What's a low? (Column)

Chemists call it sodium. We mere mortals call it salt. It has been used by human beings for thousands of years, its taste described as basic to the human pallet. Most doctors will tell you too much is dangerous for your health. Other doctors will tell ... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Meet those helped by the ice bucket challenge

Category: Hamilton, HealthTags: als, Beth Robertson, Dr John Turnbull, fundraising, Ice Bucket Challenge, lisa hepfner, mcmaster university, research, Tim RobertsonThanks to the awareness raised by the ice bucket challenge, ALS societies across North ... [Published CHCH.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

All hands on deck when it comes to handhygiene improvement

At Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), grassroots hand hygiene improvement initiatives in partnership with infection control practitioners have been successful in increasing compliance rates and staff engagementImproving hand hygiene compliance among healthcare ... [Published Hospital News - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

Health24.com | South Africans consume too much salt

The SA Strategic Plan for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases recommended that the entire population lower its sodium intake to below five grams per day by 2020.South Africans and salt studyThe Pure study, which was led by investigators ... [Published Health24 - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

New outpatient clinic provides innovative care

The main waiting area of Hamilton Health Sciences’ new Boris Clinic at McMaster University Medical Centre, overlooking the Niagara Escarpment in Hamilton.Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University have opened the first phase of a new outpatient ... [Published Hospital News - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

McMaster Children's Hospital to treat victims of Mideast war

McMaster Children's Hospital has joined other hospitals in Ontario in agreeing to help children seriously injured in the Middle East conflict between Israel and Hamas.Rob MacIsaac, president and CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences (which operates the Children's ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

KGH on list to treat kids injured in Gaza conflict

Kingston General Hospital will be one of several Ontario hospitals prepared to accommodate and treat children injured in Gaza.Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced Tuesday that the provincial government plans to provide medical support to children ... [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Creating new possibilities for transformative change

Rob MacIsaac is President & CEO, Hamilton Health Sciences.The health care system needs transformative change. That’s not a platitude or a pie-in-the-sky aspiration. That’s today’s reality for health leaders who face year-over-year budget constraints while ... [Published Hospital News - Aug 01 2014]

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"The response is unanimously positive," said Sproule, who hopes to open the tool library this fall. "People are really excited."
"People with chronic illnesses may be feeling anxious, stressed or depressed about their health," said Hladysh. "Controlled, deep breathing can help people to relax and manage these feelings."
"My research has shown that poor people often say 'we eat porridge and salt because we have nothing else to eat'" she said in a statement
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, lead scientist, Tufts University, U S , said "These 1.65 million deaths represent nearly one in 10 of all deaths from cardiovascular causes worldwide. No world region and few countries were spared"

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Tool library a workshop to build community [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 22 2014]
Pilates keeps him strong [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 22 2014]
Column: Salt: immunity for the silent assassin? [Published Inverness Oran - Aug 20 2014]
Michael G. DeGroote Pain Clinic offers relief [Published Stoney Creek News - Aug 19 2014]
Balancing salt consumption may be optimal for h... [Published Institute of Food Technologists - Aug 19 2014]
Meet those helped by the ice bucket challenge [Published CHCH.com - Aug 18 2014]
What's a high? What's a low? (Column) [Published My Kawartha - Aug 18 2014]
All hands on deck when it comes to handhygiene ... [Published Hospital News - Aug 18 2014]
PT365: Too much salt - and too little - may be ... [Published Military Times - Aug 18 2014]
Health24.com | South Africans consume too much ... [Published Health24 - Aug 18 2014]
South Africans eat too much salt – study [Published City Press - Aug 18 2014]
South Africa's salt intake too high: study [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 18 2014]
Siblings Receive Treatment for Rare Disease in ... [Published NetNewsledger.com - Aug 17 2014]
Hamilton man’s lonely vigil continues [Published Stoney Creek News - Aug 15 2014]
Oakville physician helping tackle obesity in ch... [Published Inside Halton - Aug 14 2014]
Eating More Salt can Increase Risk of Blood Pre... [Published French Tribune - Aug 14 2014]
Salt consumption has a sweet spot [Published Health Canal - Aug 14 2014]
Association of Urinary Sodium and Potassium Exc... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Aug 14 2014]
Urinary Sodium and Potassium Excretion, Mortali... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Aug 14 2014]
Sodium Intake: Too Little Poses Health Risks [Published Food Product Design - Aug 13 2014]
Salt guidelines are too low, studies show [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 13 2014]
A True Pioneer Passes Away [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 13 2014]
New outpatient clinic provides innovative care [Published Hospital News - Aug 13 2014]
A new perspective [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 12 2014]
Pioneer Petroleum founder Hogarth dies [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 12 2014]
Will Ottawa help the wounded children of Gaza? [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 11 2014]
Social Phobia Therapeutics Clinical Trials Mark... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 11 2014]
Harper Cons Don't Show the Christian Love [Published Canadian Content - Aug 09 2014]
Ottawa won’t let injured Gaza children come to ... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 08 2014]
Cancer screening bus helps save lives [Published Niagara Advance - Aug 08 2014]
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Healthcare system slow to adopt widely benefici... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Jun 16 2014]
While 21st century health care uses science and technology to improve clinical care in many ways — from imaging procedures and keyhole surgery to predicting risk for certain diseases based on individual genetics — the organization and delivery of health ...
Hamilton: Canada’s human capital edge [Published MaRS Blog - Innovation and Commercialization in ... - Mar 07 2014]
Note: This post was co-written with Geraldine Cahill, communications manager for Social Innovation Generation (SiG) National. When you think of Hamilton, Ontario, what comes to mind? The Hammer? Steel Town? Smokestacks? When we visited Hamilton in ...
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