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

Wed, 2003-11-26 (All day)

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.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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MUHC MONTREAL CHEST INSTITUTE RESEARCHERS: Ultra-violet irradiation in ventilation systems could reduce office sickness

Thu, 2003-11-27 (All day)

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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Contact: Sheila Moore
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36418
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MUHC Researchers Publish Study on Prevalence of Peanut Allergy

Mon, 2003-12-15 (All day)

As you prepare tasty treats for the holidays remember to think twice about adding peanuts

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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McGill University Health Centre Redevelopment Plan Meets Government Criteria

Tue, 2003-12-16 (All day)

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) unveiled today the redevelopment plan that it has submitted to the independent Technical Review Committee chaired by Daniel Johnson and the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney.

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Contact: Sheila Moore
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36418
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The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC Warns Parents about the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Wed, 2003-12-17 (All day)

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) warns parents about the danger of leaving their children in a car with the engine running while removing snow from the vehicle.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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Keeping Kids Safe and Healthy Year Round

Wed, 2003-12-17 (All day)

To commemorate its 100th anniversary, The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has produced a 2004 calendar entitled KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE AND HEALTHY.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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New Year's Babies

Thu, 2004-01-01 (All day)

New Year's good news arrived at the McGill University Health Centre in the form of a 3.8 kg baby girl at 3:46 am on January 1, 2004

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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MUHC Researchers Develop New Way to Test for Sleep Apnea in Children

Mon, 2004-01-05 (All day)

Approximately one to three percent of children are affected by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This condition can cause growth problems and delay development.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Leprosy Susceptibility Genes Identified

Mon, 2004-01-26 (All day)

The eradication of leprosy, one of the world's oldest and most feared diseases, may be one step closer.

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Contact: Janet Weichel McKenzie
Organization: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
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Office Phone: 613-941-4563
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McGill University Health Centre Names New Executive Director

Fri, 2004-01-30 (All day)

The Board of Directors of the McGill University Health Centre announced today the appointment of Dr. Arthur Porter as Executive Director.

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Contact: Sheila Moore
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36418
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