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Heart disease - a silent killer of women

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

As a co-investigator, Dr. Louise Pilote of the MUHC was recently given a grant from the Canadian Institute of Health Research to research gender differential in heart disease and access to congestive heart failure clinics.

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MUHC HR team heads to Switzerland

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

This past October, representatives from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Human Resources department - Josée Lizotte, Stella Lopreste, and Jasmine Boyer - traveled to Lausanne, Switzerland to recruit Quebec-trained nurses.

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Léo Boulanger reaches 55 years of service at the MUHC!

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

MUHC Enviro-Housekeeper Léo Boulanger is a gentle man of small stature. But what he lacks in size he makes up for in his bigger-than-life devoted and zealous spirit.

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MUHC in the News

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

McGill University Health Centre Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse Tenzin Jimpa was recently one of the subjects of a documentary filmed by PixCom. The film focuses on Montrealers of different cultural backgrounds. Jimpa, who works the night shift in the ICU of the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) site, brings a great deal of the warmth and spirituality of her Tibetan roots to her work.

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An MUHC love story that spans over 62 years

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

Dr. Martin Entin immigrated to Canada from Crimea with his family. He had lofty dreams for his new homeland. One of them was to become a doctor. But to achieve this he had to learn English and it was precisely his English that would lead him to the love of his life - his wife Laura.

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New CEO for the MUHC

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

Dr. Arthur T. Porter will assume his new responsibilities as CEO of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) April 5.

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News briefs

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

Dr. Steven Paraskevas, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) transplant surgeon, and Dr. Maurice Anidjar, MUHC urologist, recently performed the first artificial ureter reconstruction in Canada.

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New precision in pediatric brain surgery

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

The Montreal Children's Hospital's latest state-of the-art neuronavigation system, as well as the recent hiring of a specialist in functional neuroimaging, neurosurgical precision in this operating room has never been more exact.

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Play it safe on the hills this winter

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

On the last run of her first snowboarding lesson in early January, 23-year-old McGill student Christina Barakett decided it was time to try a 180-degree turn - an intermediate snowboarding move. But part way into the turn, Barakett took a plunge that landed her in the Emergency Department of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Montreal General Hospital (MGH) site with a broken left wrist.

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Blushing bride? Or just a symptom of Rosacea?

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

Some estimates cite that as many as two million Canadians suffer from this low-profile disease. Rosacea (pronounced rose-AY-sha) is simply defined as a chronic (long-term) skin disease that causes redness and swelling, primarily on the face, but also on the eyelids and other parts of the head and upper torso.

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