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Anesthetic: as it puts you out, it puts out into the atmosphere too, B.C.-led study shows

It’s difficult to think about your impact on the atmosphere as anesthetic is starting to sap your consciousness away.

But a new study out of… 268 more words

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B.C. family gives $25 million to VGH and UBC to honor grandparents

Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) Hospital have received a $25 million donation from a local B.C. family.

The family says Jennie Gaglardi and her husband Phil dedicated their lives to helping others as church ministers, and now two decades after their passing they want to honor their memory to help save lives. 316 more words

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B.C. paramedics raise concerns as construction near VGH continues

B.C.’s paramedics’ union is worried about road safety due to construction taking place near Vancouver General Hospital.

LISTEN: Jill Bennett speaks to president of the Ambulance Paramedics of BC… 287 more words

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Parking changes, new bike lanes part of Vancouver health precinct redesign

The first phase of construction is underway for Vancouver’s redesigned 10th Avenue Health Precinct, and it could mean traffic snarls for the foreseeable future.

The precinct runs along 10th Avenue from Oak Street to Cambie Street.  440 more words

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Her daughter died after she was discharged from VGH, and now she wants an autopsy

Since the day she was born, Judy Peter couldn’t speak due to brain damage.

But that didn’t slow her down. The 35-year-old was active, highly intellectual and otherwise healthy. 703 more words

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Join the Facebook Group

You can now join a Facebook group to stay in touch with other folks who want to support Jude. It’s called Support Jude @ VGH… 32 more words

A Letter from Jude

The following is a transcript of a letter written by Jude. It has been copied as faithfully as possible, without revisions by the typist.

The exception is that names other than Jude’s have been redacted and replaced with initials, as consent has not been procured from these individuals. 944 more words