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Palliative Care Pioneer Honoured for Exceptional Contribution to Montreal

Dr. Balfour M. Mount Inducted into the Academy of Great Montrealers

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Published on : 04 Nov 2009

Celebrating 75 years of excellence

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro - a world class Canadian academic medical centre, marks its 75th Anniversary today.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2009

Smokers with common auto-immune disorder at higher risk for skin damage

MUHC researchers link smoking to skin problems in people with SLE.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2009

Weekly Distribution of the H1N1 Flu Vaccine

The Government of Canada is overseeing the distribution of the H1N1 flu vaccine from the vaccine manufacturer to the provinces and territories.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2009

Guidance on Clinical Management in Remote and Isolated Communities

Guidance for Clinical Management of Patients with Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) in the context of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Remote and Isolated Communities

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Published on : 31 Oct 2009

Recommendations for pH1N1 Vaccine in Pregnancy

It is estimated that pregnant women are at approximately five fold increased risk of hospitalization and about three fold increased risk of severe outcomes (ICU admissions or deaths) from pH1N1 infection compared to the general population in the same age group.

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Published on : 30 Oct 2009

Pregnant Women — Which H1N1 Flu Vaccine is Right For You?

As an expectant mother, it's natural to be concerned about your health and the health of your baby during the H1N1 flu virus pandemic.

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Published on : 30 Oct 2009

Brenda Milner to receive award in New York

Dr. Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 91 at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, is widely recognized as the founder of cognitive neuroscience–the field that brings together brain and behavior and helps explain key aspects of mental illness. Today, Dr. Milner is being awarded the Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience by NARSAD,

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Published on : 30 Oct 2009

The Montreal Chest Institute celebrates 100 years of excellence

Message from Queen Elizabeth and virtual re-enactment of the Royal opening signal worldwide impact of this Montreal gem

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Published on : 30 Oct 2009

Come ‘interview us’ at the first ever MUHC Career Day

New and modernized facilities provide the best environment for healthcare professionals

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Published on : 30 Oct 2009

News Release - H1N1 Flu Virus: Government of Canada Provides Travel Guidance

The Government of Canada today provided important guidance on how to reduce the spread of the H1N1 flu virus on planes, trains, ferries and inter-city buses.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2009

H1N1 Flu Virus: Travel Guidance

This document has been developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada to provide guidance to conveyance operators and crew onboard airplanes, trains, ferries and buses, Canadian or foreign, as well as conveyances terminal operators and staff in Canada on the prevention and management of influenza-like-illness (ILI) in passengers or crew boarding or on board the conveyance.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2009

News Release - H1N1 Flu Virus: Canada Works with Australia to Ensure Early Delivery of Vaccine for Pregnant Women

Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq and Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones, announced today that the Government of Canada had secured additional unadjuvanted H1N1 flu vaccine from Australia.

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Published on : 26 Oct 2009