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Canada, Laggards in Health Care: OP Ed


Sunday, July 23, 2017 9:00 AM

We’re third. We’re Third. We’re THIRD LAST. So says a recent major study issued by the Commonwealth Fund comparing health care on a variety of measures amongst the most affluent nations.

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West Nile Virus 2017 Update for Oakville


Tuesday, July 11, 2017 9:30 AM

A batch of mosquitoes trapped last week in Oakville has tested positive for WNV which triggered a West Nile Virus 2017 Update.. This is the first batch of West Nile Virus positive mosquitoes confirmed in ...

Loneliness, social isolation

Loneliness, Social Isolation and the effect on your health


Sunday, June 18, 2017 9:00 AM

At the time John Lennon wrote ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’, little did most people know he was actually sending out an SOS in terms of his own need for help in his ...

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Updated emergency health services benefits Oakville


Thursday, June 8, 2017 9:00 AM

Ontario is enhancing and modernizing its emergency health services system to provide people in Oakville with increased flexibility and more options for medical transportation and paramedic services, to ensure they are receiving the right care ...

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Keeping Oakville’s Health Care Professionals Safe on the Job


Monday, May 22, 2017 9:00 AM

Ontario is continuing to enhance safety for health care professionals at work by implementing recommendations from the Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care Report, released on May 15, 2017.

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Halton’s Larviciding Program for West Nile Virus Starts


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 9:00 AM

Halton Region has begun its annual larviciding program to reduce the risk of West Nile virus (WNV) in the community.


OP ED: Your Teeth Are Not A Part of Your Body, Say What?


Sunday, May 14, 2017 9:00 AM

For reasons that mystify me to this day, the provision of even basic dental care was not – and more importantly is still not included in Medicare.

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Ontario Boosting Access to Primary Care


Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:33 AM

As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is helping more people across the province access teams of health care professionals, to ensure patients can receive comprehensive and personalized health care where they need it.


Ontario Passes Legislation on Medical Assistance in Dying


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 8:00 AM

Ontario passed legislation today that will support the implementation of medical assistance in dying in the province by providing more protection and greater clarity for patients, their families, health care providers and health care institutions.

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More Support for People Living with Dementia, and Their Families


Saturday, May 6, 2017 9:00 AM

As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is improving access to high-quality care for people living with dementia and their care partners. There are approximately 175,000 people in Ontario living with dementia, with the number ...

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