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Aug 6, 2019

Major Study Offers Insights into Making Surgery Safer for Patients Taking Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs)

A Hamilton-led international study of more than 3,000 patients could set the stage globally for how patients can safely use blood-thinning medications before and after surgery to mitigate risk of bleeding and stroke. The 4-year study found that a simple,...
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Jul 23, 2019

Comforting Creatures -Volunteer Spotlight: Craft Group

Back (L to R): Stella Subonovich, Kay Holt; Front (L to R): Shirley Smuk, Kathie Machida; Not pictured: Kathlene Contant What are an elephant, a fish, an owl and a cat doing at St. Joe’s? The Volunteer Craft Group makes these cozy creatures by hand...

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Jul 17, 2019

St. Joe’s commitment to inclusion

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is built on the values of dignity, respect and justice. We support social inclusion and recognize the importance of having safe spaces, respect and understanding within our walls and across our community.  St....

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Jul 15, 2019

Advocating for Skin-to-skin after C-section

When Megan Canning had her baby boy by C-section, it was incredibly important to her that she could snuggle skin-to-skin right away. Megan and her beautiful little newborn got that precious moment. St. Joe’s Women’s & Infants’...

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Jul 8, 2019

Bringing Elvis to the lobby

Cindy Urech was waiting for her dad to have an operation at St. Joe's Charlton Campus when she heard a "wonderful" musician playing piano in the lobby. The music helped take the edge off a tense situation for her family. A musician herself, she...

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