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Jun 16, 2021

Ancaster's Christine Yanke overcomes addiction and loss to become yoga master trainer

Christine Yanke is the local 2021 community champion for the (virtual) Shoppers LOVE. YOU. Run for Women. She is also a former client of St. Joe’s Womankind Addiction Service. From July 4-11, Yanke will be among hundreds of people in our community...

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Jun 8, 2021

Statement on act of violence towards Muslim Canadian family in London, Ontario

Many of us are thinking about the recent act of violence in London, Ontario that has taken the lives of four members of a Muslim Canadian family and left the fifth seriously injured. As a community of healthcare workers of many faiths and ethnicities, St....
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Jun 4, 2021

Heavy-Drinking Young Adults Reduce Problematic Alcohol Use Early in Pandemic, but Young Women Face Increased Mental Health Burden

A novel longitudinal study on heavy drinking in young adults and the psychological impacts of COVID-19 has revealed some unexpected findings that challenge preconceived notions regarding pandemic-related alcohol use. In a sample of nearly 500 young adults...

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Jun 4, 2021

New born cuddles for mom delayed by COVID

Natalia Worek spent her whole pregnancy imagining the birth of her first child, how she would feel going into labour, how she would be coached through the delivery, what it would be like to feel that first skin to skin contact. But the birth of her son...
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May 31, 2021

Physiotherapy and the long road to recovery from COVID-19

Hamilton resident Habiba Ibrahim spent nearly three months in a medically induced coma owing to COVID-19. She credits the team in St. Joe’s intensive care unit, including the physiotherapists who helped her regain her physical strength, for saving...
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