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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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MUHC Sickle Cell Transition Clinic eases adolescents' transfer

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

The Sickle Cell Transition Clinic transfers the care and management of the adolescent patient to the RVH and it also introduces the adolescents to the nurses and doctors at the adult hospital, all before the patient turns 18.

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Stroke Awareness

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

The hectic rush out of the house and the morning drive have left you more than exhausted. You also have a headache and your vision is a little blurred. You attribute this to fatigue, but it may be much worse - you may be having a stroke.

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Helping Surgeons See Better

Wed, 2004-02-25 (All day)

A new Image Guidance surgical system, at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) may provide safer surgery and more effective relief to many chronic sinusitis sufferers

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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CNA Announces McGill University Health Centre as 2003 Employer Recognition Award Recipient

Fri, 2004-03-05 (All day)

Two Montreal health care organizations received recognition from the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) for their outstanding support of registered nurses in obtaining national certification in nursing specialties

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Contact: Joanna Filion
Organization: Canadian Nurses Association
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Office Phone: 613-237-2133 ext. 312
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Puppets and plays make visiting the hospital palatable

Mon, 2004-03-22 (All day)

Going to the hospital for tests and treatments can be an unnerving experience for adults. Just imagine how scary it can be for children.

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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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Light-hearted Comedy Evening Gives Financial Boost to MUHC Centre for Colon and Rectal Surgery

Tue, 2004-03-30 (All day)

A comedy event and silent auction at Club Soda last night raised $285 000 for the new Centre for Colon and Rectal Surgery.

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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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Montreal Researchers Participate in HIV Vaccine Trial

Tue, 2004-03-30 (All day)

Clinicians from the McGill University Health Centre and the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) are participating in the first Canadian therapeutic HIV vaccine trial.

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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 sets up at the Salon de Maternité, Paternité, Enfants

Wed, 2004-03-31 (All day)

The Montreal Children's Hospital and Women's Health Mission of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) are extremely proud to once again be participating in the Salon de Maternité, Paternité, Enfants at Place Bonaventure.

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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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