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Nov 1, 2018

How moms and babies rooming together can help combat opioid dependency

More and more hospitals are turning to 'rooming-in' approach for substance-exposed newborns Kobie is having none of it. The baby boy, dressed in a tiny Batman onesie, is squirming and...

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Oct 26, 2018

Suicide of Virginia Woolf could have been predicted using Artificial Intelligence

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0204820Researchers say a predictive algorithm would have flagged the potential for self-harm What if an algorithm could be used to predict a person’s risk of suicide? Imagine being able to apply the process to text messages or social media posts to get a...

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Oct 10, 2018

Smoking pot puts youth at higher risk of psychosis

As the October 17th legalization date approaches, St. Joe's experts are discussing the mental health risks associated with cannabis use. Dr. Suzanne Archie talks with The Spec about youth, psychosis and schizophrenia. Click here to read the full...

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Oct 10, 2018

Just smoking pot: One man's brush with cannabis and psychosis

His introduction to marijuana would mirror that of many teens; new school, new friends, new experience. The problem is that Ryan's experimentation with pot in grade nine would develop into a dependency, and eventually lead to a psychotic break that would...

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Oct 9, 2018

A “renewed and refreshed” space for dialysis patients

Patients who receive dialysis spend many hours in treatment, visiting the dialysis centres at St. Joe’s multiple times a week. Thanks to generous donations to St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation to kick-start renovations at the Charlton Campus...
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Oct 5, 2018

Cannabis and the search for opioid alternatives

  Researchers are learning how cannabis oils work to treat pain, in an effort to find opioid alternatives. The Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research, a partnership between McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare...

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