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TAPESTRY puts students on the front line of home healthcare

TAPESTRY puts students on the front line of home healthcare

Have you ever wanted to be part of something that could impact someone’s life? McMaster students Joyce Chan (Arts & Science) and Brandon Tang (Biology and Psychology) are part of a volunteer team that can say they’ve found a way to have that impact.

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Maternity centre doctor earns top award

Maternity centre doctor earns top award

Luckily for Hamilton, the most "ideal physician" in the province works right here in town.

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Halton Hospitals: Building Our Health Care - Joseph Brant

Halton Hospitals: Building Our Health Care - Joseph Brant

Halton Hospitals: Building Our Health Care is a special Metroland Media West four-part project that explores the critical need for, status and funding of numerous hospital expansion/construction projects in Halton’s four municipalities — Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Georgetown.

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Mac to research health care quality

The federal government and McMaster University are teaming up to improve health care quality in Canada.

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Volunteering on front line of health care

Volunteering on front line of health care

For 32 years, Linda Hill was an elementary school teacher, but now that she's retired she's focusing her attention on people at the other end of the age spectrum.

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Hamilton docs in the Philippines to help and learn

Hamilton docs in the Philippines to help and learn

Two physicians from Hamilton will begin the new year in the Philippines as part of separate relief efforts in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan.

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Beaming with pride at the Halton McMaster Family Health Centre

Beaming with pride at the Halton McMaster Family Health Centre

Officials from McMaster, Joseph Brant Hospital, the City of Burlington and Halton Region have quite literally "signed off" on the forthcoming Halton McMaster Family Health Centre.

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Officials 'sign' off on health centre construction

Officials 'sign' off on health centre construction

Health officials and area politicians were ‘beaming’ at the most recent milestone in the redevelopment of Joseph Brant Hospital.

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McMaster University and Joseph Brant Hospital See Construction Signed Off

McMaster University and Joseph Brant Hospital See Construction Signed Off

BURLINGTON – Today officials of Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH), McMaster University, the City of Burlington and Region of Halton literally signed off on construction of the joint Lakeshore Road building which will house the Halton McMaster Family Health Centre.

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McMaster study provides more evidence of the link between alcohol and sports, but not drug use

McMaster study provides more evidence of the link between alcohol and sports, but not drug use

It's no secret that teenage athletes brag that alcohol and beer go along naturally with their sports. Now, convincing research at McMaster University backs up their boasts.

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New building topped off with autographed beam

New building topped off with autographed beam

McMaster University and Joseph Brant Hospital see construction signed off

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INCH Lab

Child development has been the centre of focus for a group of McMaster researchers since 2008. Their studies cover infants to adolescence and all ages in between.

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McMaster medical students settle into Brantford home

McMaster medical students settle into Brantford home

McMaster University and the Brant Community Healthcare System opened a new education campus for medical residents and other health care learners at the Brantford General Hospital.

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Researchers awarded $5.7 million to study pharmacist-led medication services to improve health of Ontarians

Researchers awarded $5.7 million to study pharmacist-led medication services to improve health of Ontarians

Researchers from McMaster University and the University of Waterloo received $5.7 million in funding today to study how to make the use of drugs more effective for patients and health-care professionals.

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Local medical campus to open in July

Local medical campus to open in July

Although they don't know it yet, six medical school graduates from McMaster University will start a family medicine residency based out of Brantford General Hospital in July.

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CODE RED: Medical association trying to change health-care thinking

CODE RED: Medical association trying to change health-care thinking

The Hamilton Spectator’s groundbreaking series Code Red showed the staggering disparities in lifespans and health outcomes of people living in wealthier and poorer neighbourhoods in Hamilton.

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Med students pitch in for Community Care

The Martindale Road warehouse is so full there is barely room to maneuver. But the small legion of doctors made do.

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Ground broken for McMaster Health Campus

Ground broken for McMaster Health Campus

A new era of healthcare for Hamiltonians began this morning as ground was broken on McMaster University’s new downtown Health Campus.

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After all the time and money invested, will e-health ever deliver on its promise?

After all the time and money invested, will e-health ever deliver on its promise?

After Helmut Braun’s wife died, he turned to the Internet to find someone else to play cards with. Before long, like so many Canadian seniors these days, he’d become something of a keyboard wizard. But when Braun had a heart attack last November, the 85-year-old former barber figured he’d played his last online ace. As he lay in frightening pain in an ambulance, the last thing he could have guessed was that he would soon become a cyber-pioneer.

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Doctor shortage eases in Hamilton area

Doctor shortage eases in Hamilton area

Doctor shortages in the Hamilton area are starting to ease with a rise in physicians that far outpaces the provincial and national rates.

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The Maternity Centre of Hamilton: Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies

The Maternity Centre of Hamilton: Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies

Today on HJR, we’re featuring a unique and fascinating obstetrical health resource in our community.

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Mental illness more disabling than cancer: McMaster study

Mental illness more disabling than cancer: McMaster study

Mental illness and addiction steal more years of life than cancer and infectious disease but a provincial study by a McMaster researcher finds few of those patients get the help they need.

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New people-centred, technology-enabled health & wellness system

New people-centred, technology-enabled health & wellness system

Imagine having all of your health information in one place that you control and that you can access easily through your smart phone or laptop.

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McMaster gets $5.8m to improve electronic health record

McMaster University is getting about $5.8 million from the federal government to create a personal health record controlled by patients.

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Halton Healthcare teams up with McMaster

Halton Healthcare teams up with McMaster

PHOTO - TEAMING UP: Dr. Lorne Martin, HHS chief of staff (centre) welcomes medical students and residents from McMaster University to Halton Healthcare Services (HHS). With Martin, are, from left, Adele Nguyen, obstetrician/gynaecologist resident; Koyelle Papneja, medical student; Martin; Pete Anderson, family medicine resident; and, Sandeep Gill, family medicine resident

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Splitting school board headquarters was the plan all along: McMaster

Splitting school board headquarters was the plan all along: McMaster

The Hamilton public school board's request to sever the land at its headquarters was in the cards all along, according to McMaster officials.

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Feds back McMaster health research project

Feds back McMaster health research project

A federal grant will support a major new McMaster health study to be centred at the university's new downtown campus.

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Paris doctor honoured for work in palliative care

Paris doctor honoured for work in palliative care

Holding a hand, soothing a patient and talking to the terminally ill are what Dr. Bernadette McNeil may be most recognized for around the office.

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Dealing with death

The medical world has made many advances over the years - but the reality is, eventually everyone dies.

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It’s full speed ahead for Mac’s downtown health campus.

It’s full speed ahead for Mac’s downtown health campus.

On Friday afternoon, McMaster University announced it had resolved the swing space issue with the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board – the final sticking point on the sale of the education centre.

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Steven Zizzo, 31 Medical resident

Steven Zizzo, 31 Medical resident

Family medicine resident, McMaster University. After 10 years of post-secondary education, I’m currently rotating through varying disciplines relative to family medicine at hospitals and community clinics throughout Hamilton and surrounding communities.

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Health centre receives $10m

Health centre receives $10m

Councillors have agreed to contribute up to $20 million towards McMaster University's proposed $105-million downtown health campus.

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First family medicine residents start in Halton

First family medicine residents start in Halton

Burlington, ON - On July 1, the first six family medicine residents of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine will begin their two years of specialty training in family medicine at clinics and hospitals in Burlington and the Halton region.

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G&M gets four new residents

COLLINGWOOD - Four doctors will be spending the next two years in Collingwood as part of the Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP).

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Training doctors in Brant

McMaster and Brant healthcare system partner on residency program

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Mac asks city for $20 million for health centre

Mac asks city for $20 million for health centre

McMaster University is asking the city to contribute up to $20 million toward a new $100-million health campus it hopes to build on the site of the public school board’s current downtown headquarters.

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Jo Brant's redevelopment begins

Jo Brant's redevelopment begins

The long-awaited redevelopment of Burlington's hospital is under way.

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Halton McMaster medical centre holds official opening in Burlington

Halton McMaster medical centre holds official opening in Burlington

It’s been in operation since September, but the official opening of the Halton McMaster Family Health Centre took place today.

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McMaster Health Campus

Construction on the McMaster Health campus is almost finished.

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McMaster grad first to win national award named for alumnus

McMaster grad first to win national award named for alumnus

Dr. Karen Hill has received the inaugural Royal College Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award for her dedication to bridging the gap between indigenous health values and the practice of western medicine.

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McMaster researcher survives Nepal earthquake

McMaster researcher survives Nepal earthquake

'I could hear cracking and then taste dust as the ceiling started falling'

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David Braley Health Sciences Centre opens in downtown Hamilton

David Braley Health Sciences Centre opens in downtown Hamilton

McMaster has officially opened the $84.6M David Braley Health Sciences Centre at the downtown Hamilton McMaster Health Campus.

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McMaster doctor heading to Nepal to treat earthquake victims

McMaster doctor heading to Nepal to treat earthquake victims

It might be daunting to some to travel to a country that has been struck by two deadly earthquakes in one month, but Dr. Lynda Redwood-Campbell has no qualms about heading to Nepal.

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 Family physicians celebrate graduation in Brantford

Family physicians celebrate graduation in Brantford

Six family medicine residents graduated from the McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine on Wednesday as the first cohort of the Grand Erie Six Nations Clinical Education Campus‚ Brantford Centre.

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Department of Family Medicine researchers recognized on Top 10 list

Researchers from McMaster University’s Department of Family Medicine are part of a team being recognized for their contributions to both family medicine practice and demonstration of the unique value of family medicine research.

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Hamilton Recipients of Local Poverty Reduction Fund Grants

Ontario's Local Poverty Reduction Fund provides funding to support and evaluate community-driven poverty reduction initiatives and to build a body of evidence for effective poverty reduction programs.

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Faculty Member Fundraises Medical Equipment

Faculty Member Fundraises Medical Equipment

Faculty member Lynn Dykeman, and her colleagues at Stonechurch Family Health Centre, have been close partners and friends to Hamilton’s large Kurdish community for many years.

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McMaster Family Medicine Researchers Aim to Decrease Diabetes in the Philippines

McMaster Family Medicine Researchers Aim to Decrease Diabetes in the Philippines

McMaster University's Department of Family Medicine researchers, and others from across the Faculty of Health Sciences, are working to decrease diabetes in low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs).

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