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Fuel for the ride: What to eat before you Cycle 4 St. Joe’s

As you prepare for this year’s Cycle for St. Joe’s event, whether you’ve chosen the 10, 40, or 80km route, you will need to think about how to fuel your body. Creating a fitness-friendly food regimen will ensure your muscles have the energy they need to complete the course. We asked Melissa Murray, a registered […]

The ‘CyclePaths’ are determined to finish the course

Aileen, Sok and Lindsay, are all members of our laboratory department. Every day they support a team that processes hundreds of samples to support the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Outside of work, these women lead pretty active lives. Aileen is a member of a competitive women’s dragon boat racing team and has been paddling […]

Living now, planning for the future

Are you living independently and need support? Are you caring for an aging parent who’s in the middle of a transition? St. Joe’s is hosting a community event for seniors and caregivers. Hear from our team of experts about how to plan for this stage of life and learn about local resources available to you. […]

Mobile exercise program pushes patients to get moving

Exercise is one of the single most important things we can do to improve our health. Yet so many of us find it difficult to make the time to work out. For people with kidney disease it is even tougher to get moving. Kidneys play an important role in keeping our bodies healthy by removing […]

Why St. Joe’s is choosing to merge with two Toronto hospitals

A voluntary merger between Joseph’s Health Centre, Providence Healthcare, and St. Michael’s Hospital is pending approval from the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). All three boards of the hospitals in Parkdale, Scarborough and downtown Toronto, respectively, submitted a joint integration proposal last month, which explains how each community they serve has a growing […]

We’re innovating to enhance care in our community

As a community Health Centre, our goal is to make our neighbourhood healthier by taking care of all of the people who live there. We do this in a number of ways, including hiring and supporting people who live our mission and values, training future healthcare professionals and building relationships with our partner hospitals. We […]

What you need to know about the mumps

Toronto Public Health is currently investigating an outbreak of mumps in the city, a virus found in saliva and respiratory droplets that is spread from person to person through coughing, sneezing, and coming into contact with a person’s saliva by sharing drinks or utensils, food or water bottles, or by kissing. Here are two key […]

Everything you need to know about your kidneys

Our kidneys play an important role in keeping our bodies healthy. Their job is to clean our blood by removing excess fluid and toxins that can otherwise cause serious health complications. But one in ten Canadians has kidney disease, meaning their kidneys are not functioning at their full capacity, putting them at risk for developing […]

It’s been one year since we opened our paediatric school clinic!

Good health and an education are two important building blocks that every child needs to succeed. Last February we opened our paediatric clinic at Parkdale Public School in partnership with the Toronto District School Board, doing our part to give children in our community a healthy start. Since then, our team of ten physicians has seen […]

St. Joe’s partners to improve access to mental health services

There is more awareness now than ever before of the impact of mental health on our overall wellbeing. Yet many people still don’t get treatment when they need it. The fear of being judged, an inability to pay out-of-pocket for therapy, and not knowing where to find help can all be barriers to receiving care. […]

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