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Site of new mega-hospital: Is it confirmed or not?

Premier Kathleen Wynne said Friday that the much-criticized farm field location for Windsor’s just-approved mega-hospital “has not been specified,” leading to a flurry of let-me-get-back-to-you conversations with health officials attempting to clarify the sensitive issue. 804 more words

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I'm not the first

I’m not the first to make a long drive
up a familiar four-lane,
to shake hands with an earnest doctor
who bears more bad news than any one person should bear. 506 more words

Architecture and Design: Tackling noise levels in the healthcare industry

Typically, hospitals are spaces characterised by flat, hard surfaces and long hallways. Although these environments are designed to address needs of infection control, hygiene and washability, they’re certainly not primed for gentle acoustics.

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Biomedical refrigerators and freezers market to witness substantial demand from blood banks, APAC to be a major revenue pocket

Biomedical refrigerators and freezers market is widening its horizon with the recent technological progressions in health care IT. Rising prevalence of chronic infectious diseases, especially across geriatric population base, is increasing the demand for personalized drugs, which in turn is providing lucrative business space for the overall industry. 645 more words

Healthcare & Medical Devices

The Artificial Sweetener Conundrum

Years ago I attended a Weight Watchers meeting in Brooklyn, NY with the lecturer being their public founder Jean Nidetch. She joked about her sugar free gum, sugar free soda and sugar free snacks contributing to “artificial diabetes.” She drew a big laugh but little did she know her comedy may have a ring of the truth to it. 333 more words

Concierge Medicine

Tesco Bags of Help scheme

Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community projects. 325 more words


'Center Of Excellence' Designation Doesn’t Rule Out Complications Of Bariatric Surgery

Getting bariatric surgery at a “center of excellence” doesn’t mean that patients can be assured that they will avoid serious complications from the weight-loss procedure at the facility, according to a recent study. 479 more words

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