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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

The power of one woman

Rachel Pritzker is a normal 54-year-old woman in every way except for one - her left leg is 15-25 percent larger than her right because she suffers from a disease called lymphedema.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Overcoming air travel anxiety

Dr. Spevack is a psychologist and director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Clinic of the Montreal General Hospital at the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex, and has worked extensively with people wishing to overcome air anxiety.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Parenting skills for children ' especially difficult children

Clinicians from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have suggestions for one of life's most difficult tasks - raising children - especially difficult children. Their approaches were presented at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC during the annual McGill Infant Health Day.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

News briefs

Infants who sleep on their backs take longer to acquire key motor skills, compared to infants who sleep on their stomachs. Why?

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Alleviating pain a key priority at The MCH of the MUHC

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has expanded its Acute Pain Service to help alleviate the discomfort children suffer after surgery or due to some medical diseases such as sickle cell anaemia.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

MUHC MONTREAL CHEST INSTITUTE RESEARCHERS: Ultra-violet irradiation in ventilation systems could reduce office sickness

Sickness among millions of office workers in industrialised countries could be reduced by the use of ultraviolet radiation to kill bacteria and moulds in ventilation systems, conclude authors of a McGill University Health Centre study published in this week's issue of The Lancet.

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Published on : 27 Nov 2003

Alleviating pain a key priority at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) expands its Acute Pain Service to help alleviate the discomfort children suffer after surgery or due to some medical diseases such as sickle cell anaemia.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 26 Nov 2003

The McGill University Health Centre Honours its Dedicated Staff

Over the next week, the McGill University Health Centre pays tribute to over 1000 employees who have dedicated 25-years or more of service to the MUHC.

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Published on : 18 Nov 2003

Public Lecture

The McGill University Health Centre is pleased to invite you to a Book Signing for Innovation: Essays by leading Canadian researchers

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Published on : 14 Nov 2003

MUHC Improves Energy Efficiency to Save Money

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) announced today the completion of a $7.2 million project to modernize its heating and cooling systems at two of its sites.

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Published on : 05 Nov 2003

Susceptibility to Malaria

Approximately, forty percent of the world's population is at risk of malaria infection. New research from McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre suggests that some individuals may be naturally resistant to this infection.

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Published on : 03 Nov 2003

Ghouls and Goblins are roaming The Montreal Children's Hospital

Things are a little spooky and a little creepy over at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Published on : 31 Oct 2003

Blood Drive

On November 10 from 10 am to 7 pm The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC will hold a blood donor clinic at the Pepsi Forum.

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Published on : 31 Oct 2003

Amputation to Reimplantation

Thanks to the expertise of McGill University Health Centre surgeons, Louis Côté will be returning to his home in Rivière-du-Loup with his severed arm saved.

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Published on : 30 Oct 2003