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I found this video a while ago, and I often think about it as for me it conveys very clearly how to have important conversations with patients who are suffering from a serious illness. 1,216 more words

Minimally Invasive ‘Fusion’ Procedure Could Help Millions Find Relief From Lifelong Back Pain

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There is good news about back surgery for a change.

If you need surgery for your back pain, there are now minimally invasive techniques that can get you back on your feet in no time. 419 more words


1.5 million aluminium can tabs collected for charity by West Island teen

MONTREAL – It’s not the average collectable item, but Jonah Hoppenheim has been collecting aluminium can tabs for the last five years.

He has amassed about one and a half million tabs for Mount Sinai Hospital. 199 more words


What you need to know about Rob Ford’s cancer

After an 18-month battle with a rare yet aggressive form of cancer, former Toronto mayor Rob Ford has died at 46.

The controversial politician succumbed to complications from a fast-growing cancerous abdominal tumour known as pleomorphic liposarcoma. 708 more words


Mount Sinai Partnering With Anti-Violence Group CeaseFire

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new program will soon offer shooting victims at one Chicago emergency room more than just medical care. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports Mount Sinai Hospital is partnering with CeaseFire. 190 more words


Rob Ford's cutting-edge cancer treatment aimed to take the guesswork out of chemo

Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s struggle with cancer had seen him caught, as so many others had been, between the cruelty of the disease and the harshness of the treatments. 549 more words


Rob Ford continues cancer battle in hospital amid false reports he died: city staff

TORONTO — Contrary to earlier reports on social media, former Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s condition appears to be stable as he continues his struggle with a rare but aggressive form of cancer. 301 more words