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Wellness app promotes healthy competition

The health of employees has never been so important – with rising rates of stress, the constant connectivity that many staff members have to their work, and enhanced conversations about mental health, it is essential for employers to ensure they’re supporting and promoting health and wellness. To do this, hospitals across the province have resources […]

Flu 101

We are helping protect our patients, their families and visitors from the flu this season. Getting the flu shot will help protect you from getting sick from the flu. It is also important to understand what influenza is and how it spreads. Please take a moment to read some quick FAQs and remember to always […]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

For me, the holidays are about family, friends and being grateful for the many blessings as Canadians we’re able to enjoy. This Christmas, as I think about what I am particularly thankful for, I can’t help but reflect on the many opportunities health care has afforded me. As a young doctor starting at St. Michael’s […]

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How to stay healthy over the holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year, full of friends and family and lots of delicious food. For many of us though, the change in schedule can throw us off, which can impact how we’re eating and feeling. To keep us healthy and energized, we asked Melissa Murray, registered dietitian in our Family […]

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Grateful for emergency surgery: Veronika’s story

Above: Dr. Sullivan and Veronika Veronika thought she was going to die. It was 2 a.m. and she was lying on her kitchen floor, unable to feel her face or hands and seeing a stream of shooting white lights. As she called 911, she was thinking about her family and wondering if she’d ever see […]

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When mental illness affects families

For more nights than she can count, Shannon has waited for a phone call to tell her that her sister, Laura, was not okay. Last July, Shannon was at work when she had a bad feeling – Laura hadn’t been well the day before and calls to her cell phone were now going straight to […]

Resident Dr. Ariel Lefkowitz talks to patient Oldrich Zatka in the Vascular Teaching Clinic.

Innovative new teaching model supports future doctors

An innovative new model of teaching is giving patients with vascular disease better access to care and helping medical residents with hands-on learning that’s helping develop their careers as doctors. Last year, we opened our Medical Education Teaching Clinic (METC), a space where residents receive one-on-one time with our doctors and see patients as a […]

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The lab: Behind the scenes of patient care

Patients will likely never see the inside of a hospital lab – but it’s a department that’s critical to the care they receive; 75 per cent of medical decisions our physicians and care teams make are based on lab results. And in some cases, those results are needed quickly to make life-saving decisions. In 2016, […]

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Peter Gilgan honours parents and west-end roots with $10 million donation

Peter Gilgan, founder and CEO of Mattamy Homes, is paying tribute to his parents and his childhood in the west end of Toronto with a $10 million donation to the Promise Campaign at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Gilgan, who was born at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, is making one of the largest donations in the […]

Measles Alert

Please read the following news release issued by Toronto Public Health on August 25 Toronto Public Health (TPH) is investigating a lab-confirmed case of measles. This includes following up with individuals who may have been exposed. Members of the public may have been exposed to measles in the following settings during the period of August 19-24, […]

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