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Phoenix Rising

I really didn’t want to have chemotherapy.  Not only did I not want to lose my hair, but I didn’t believe in it.  Surely something which was going to damage my immune system and kill healthy cells was going to poison me, and in the long run weaken me, making it more likely that I would have cancer again.   691 more words

Windsor-Essex hospital beds, staff threatened by Ford cuts, says union

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s measures could cost Windsor-Essex 81 hospital beds and up to 390 medical staff members, says the union representing hospital employees.

In release on Thursday, the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions and the Canadian Union of Public Employees warned that Ford’s promises of tax cuts, a public service “efficiency” program, and other policies will have a negative impact on community hospitals such as those in Windsor. 134 more words

Local News

Three for One: Memorial Hospital

by Sandra Yates
Archivist and Special Collections Librarian

The McGovern Historical Center has three finding aids available related to the Memorial Hospital System, one of the earliest hospitals in Houston. 1,031 more words

Medical Archives

It's Tender There

It’s Tender There: my appendix story

So, I got something published!

No, not like “on the blog” published, which only sort of counts–like PUBLISHED published, in a literary magazine. 104 more words

Expat Life

Go to hospital, get ill.

I’m livid today.
A week or so ago, SWMBO ended up in hospital for a check up with chest pains.



Catherine Leroux delves into the mysterious death of Madame Victoria

It’s enough to make a person believe in fate.

In 2001, the unidentified skeletal remains of a woman were found in a wooded incline behind the old Royal Victoria Hospital, on the south-facing slope of Mount Royal. 1,112 more words


Recovery Program Uses "People Power" To Help Those With Addiction

“My biggest motivator is to pass that gift of hope and possibility on to others,” says one Minnesota Recovery Corps volunteer.

Minnesota is piloting a new program that’s harnessing the “people power” of AmeriCorps to support local addiction-recovery efforts. 31 more words