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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.
Luckily for Hamilton, the most "ideal physician" in the province works right here in town.
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.
The federal government and McMaster University are teaming up to improve health care quality in Canada.
A big feather in the cap for McMaster University.
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.
Two physicians from Hamilton will begin the new year in the Philippines as part of separate relief efforts in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan.
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.
Health officials and area politicians were ‘beaming’ at the most recent milestone in the redevelopment of Joseph Brant Hospital.
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.
New McMaster study suggests young athletes are more likely to abuse alcohol
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.
McMaster University and Joseph Brant Hospital see construction signed off
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.
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.
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.
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.
Groundbreaking study looks at life and death by neighbourhood
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.
The Martindale Road warehouse is so full there is barely room to maneuver. But the small legion of doctors made do.
A new era of healthcare for Hamiltonians began this morning as ground was broken on McMaster University’s new downtown Health Campus.
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.
Doctor shortages in the Hamilton area are starting to ease with a rise in physicians that far outpaces the provincial and national rates.
Today on HJR, we’re featuring a unique and fascinating obstetrical health resource in our community.
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.
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.
McMaster University is getting about $5.8 million from the federal government to create a personal health record controlled by patients.
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
The Hamilton public school board's request to sever the land at its headquarters was in the cards all along, according to McMaster officials.
A federal grant will support a major new McMaster health study to be centred at the university's new downtown campus.
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.
The medical world has made many advances over the years - but the reality is, eventually everyone dies.
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.
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.
Councillors have agreed to contribute up to $20 million towards McMaster University's proposed $105-million downtown health campus.
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.
COLLINGWOOD - Four doctors will be spending the next two years in Collingwood as part of the Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP).
McMaster and Brant healthcare system partner on residency program
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.
Natural disasters are unstoppable, but so was Dr. David McCann.
The long-awaited redevelopment of Burlington's hospital is under way.
It’s been in operation since September, but the official opening of the Halton McMaster Family Health Centre took place today.
Hamilton has never seen anything like it. Nor has the rest of Canada.
Construction on the McMaster Health campus is almost finished.
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.
'I could hear cracking and then taste dust as the ceiling started falling'
McMaster has officially opened the $84.6M David Braley Health Sciences Centre at the downtown Hamilton McMaster Health Campus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).