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May 7, 2019

Committed to ACTion: Changing the way therapy looks at West 5th

The Community Psychiatry Clinic (CPC) at West 5th is one year into a new therapy program called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT. Over the last twelve months, they have led upwards of 100 patients through the 8-week program and are seeing...

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May 6, 2019

St. Joe’s celebrates National Nursing Week 2019

This week we celebrate National Nursing Week and we would like to honour each of you for your knowledge, compassion and profound commitment to the high quality patient care you provide in this increasingly complex and dynamic environment. Thank you for...

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May 1, 2019

Celebrating Doctors' Day 2019 at St. Joe's

Every day, more than 320,000 patients across Ontario are treated and cared for by a doctor in this province. At St. Joe’s, treating patients both in and outside of our hospital, our fast-paced clinics, inpatient beds and emergency/urgent care areas...

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Apr 26, 2019

Is It Worth It? New Research is Questioning the Value of Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) for Treating Peanut Allergy

Researchers at McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton have found that it is safer for individuals with peanut allergies to avoid peanuts altogether, including current oral immunotherapy (OIT) designed to gradually desensitize...
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Apr 18, 2019

Firestone Institute Receives OLA Funding to Study the Effects of Cannabis Smoke on the Immune System

The Ontario Lung Association (OLA) has announced a funding commitment of $50,000 to study the effects of combusted (smoked) cannabis on the immune system. The study is being led by Dr. Jeremy Hirota at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at St....
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