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Whether it's committing to an evening workout, flossing twice a day or even making your bed in the morning, developing healthy habits or behaviours can help increase a sen...
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Margo Twohig, Co-chair of North York General Hospital's Patient and Family Advisory Council, knows that if we want to make our hospital the best it can be for patients, th...
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NYGH Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Ron Somogyi is passionate about minimizing the emotional and psychological harm breast cancer can cause. He is a leader among a gro...
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Amina Ahmed was a wife, a mother to five children, and a mature student who became a teacher's assistant. In October 2015, while in her early 60s, she was diagnosed with m...
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Being hospitalized can be a very scary and overwhelming experience, especially if you are over the age of 65. For many older adults, there is a potential to develop delirium. ...
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Did you know the power to prevent the spread of germs and infection is in your hands? It is especially important to be vigilant with your hand washing when you are visiting a ...
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Seniors' Health Centre has received the Three-Year Accreditation for Person-Centred Long-Term Care Community, the highest designation from the Commission on Accreditation ...
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Watch the CTV video on a new method of doing biopsies for prostate cancer being used at NYGH's Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre. This method helps to prevent infect...
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Dr. David White first came to NYGH in 1999 as Chief of Family & Community Medicine and held that position for 11 years.
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At the 2016 World Parkinson Congress in September, Dr. Joyce Lee, Care of the Elderly Physician, and Greta Mah, Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, presented their research on the...
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How well the flu vaccine works can vary from season to season and person to person. In general, getting the flu vaccine prevents any influenza infection about 60% of the time,...
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Falls can happen at any age but did you know they cause 85% of injury-related hospitalizations in people over the age of 65?
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Through a telephone intervention service, Care of the Elderly Physician Dr. Joyce Lee and Certified Geriatric Pharmacist Greta Mah are giving patients from our hospital's ...
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Family Physician Dr. Rebecca Stoller talks to us about shingles, a disease that affects more than 42,000 people in Ontario each year. Adults between 65 and 70 are now eligibl...
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As the new Clinical Trials Manager, it didn't take long for Munaza Jamil to realize the wealth of opportunity in research at North York General Hospital.
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The Diabetes Education Centre and Complex Care Diabetes Centre have been honoured by the Canadian Diabetes Association.
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The Supportive Cardiology team's poster on “Inter-specialty Collaboration Influencing Culture Change: Early Introduction of Palliative Care Heart Failure” came in first pl...
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The Central LHIN has appointed Dr. Steven Kahane as the new Primary Care Physician Lead Advisor, effective October 17, 2016. Dr. Kahane is a lead physician at the Leslie Medic...
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Every hospital has those behind the scenes areas that most people never see or even know about. Here, at North York General Hospital, Bed Control may be one of our lesser know...
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Jackson was ready for the first day of grade 5 thanks to the care he received in the Paediatric Short Stay Unit.
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The newly redesigned Charlotte & Lewis Steinberg Emergency officially opened August 31, marking the end of a major renovation. Learn how the redesign will better meet the ...
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Medical student Kate Stead was one of the first students at our hospital to participate in a pilot of the University of Toronto's Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship progra...
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In spring 2016, NYGH was Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest designation given by Accreditation Canada. Read Accreditation Canada's Executive Summary Report.
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In an October 5 interview on CBC's Metro Morning, Dr. Nancy Down, Medical Director, Breast Integrated Care Collaborative and Division Head, General Surgery at North York G...
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Traditionally known as the disease of kings because of its association with the overindulgence of rich foods such as meat, seafood and alcohol, gout has been around since the ...
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