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

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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

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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.

dawn-dusk-sunset

Ontario Passes Legislation on Medical Assistance in Dying

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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.

Needle point of a brain

More Support for People Living with Dementia, and Their Families

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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 ...

Dr. Linda Penn, PhD, Senior Scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Speaker at CCH Dinner

Canadian Club of Halton presented: Dr. Linda Penn from Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 3:45 PM

The Canadian Club of Halton hosted their final dinner of the season at the Oakville Conference Centre last week. Guest speaker, Dr. Linda Penn, PhD, Senior Scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, focuses on ...

Ramsey Fayed

Oakville Man is Patient Spokesperson for Stem Cell Campaign

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Monday, April 24, 2017 4:00 PM

When 20-year-old Ramsey Fayed from Oakville started to feel his throat closing up at night, he knew that “something wasn’t right.” But what he didn’t realize was that his life was in danger. Ramsey was ...

OTHS Relay for Life

Oakville Trafalgar High School Relay for Life

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Saturday, April 22, 2017 7:00 AM

Relay for Life is a bi-annual overnight fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society that OTHS holds every two years. Students form teams of 8-12 and prior to the event, each individual fundraises at least $125 ...

measles

Potential measles exposures in Oakville

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Friday, March 31, 2017 4:38 PM

The Halton Region Health Department is investigating a confirmed case of measles in an Oakville resident that has led to potential exposures in public and health-care settings in Oakville during the period of March 21-29, ...

Youth sitting on a roof

Support Oakville Youth through Trauma

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:00 AM

Radius Child and Youth Services have been helping children, teens and families affected by abuse, neglect and intimate partner violence across the Greater Toronto Area.

Vaccine

Oakville Man confirmed with the 1st Case of Mumps in Halton

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Friday, March 10, 2017 6:30 PM

Ontario, particularly the Greater Toronto Area, is seeing an increase in confirmed cases of mumps primarily involving individuals 20 to 40 years of age.

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