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Vancouver General is going to the dogs in C. difficile pilot project

WATCH: VGH has launched a pilot program to see if a dog can sniff out a potentially-deadly bacteria in hospitals. Elaine Yong reports.

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce, Director of Infection Control at Vancouver Coastal Health, is somewhat amused at the sight of a dog roaming the halls of Vancouver General Hospital. 238 more words


"It's all manual labour": Inside the sterilization room at VGH

WATCH: In the first of a three-part series on the hidden parts of the health care system, Elaine Yong looks at how 165,000 instruments get sterilized every week at Vancouver General Hospital. 160 more words


Editorial: Doctors deserve thanks for their medical miracles

Like many professionals, physicians aren’t given as much respect these days as they have enjoyed in the past, when they walked through medical offices and hospitals like white-coated demi-gods. 248 more words


Gino Odjick makes Ottawa appearance, announced as 2015 winner of Indspire Award for Sports

Some good news about Gino Odjick.

On Tuesday, the Algonquin Enforcer made an appearance at the House of Commons, where it was announced he would be a recipient of an Indspire Award… 438 more words

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Just four people show up for Sophie's royal visit at Vancouver General Hospital

Just four people showed up at Vancouver General Hospital Sunday for a Royal Visit from Sophie, Countess of Wessex.

Not being an Anglophile myself, I had to consult with Google to find out exactly which prince the regal blond is married to. 186 more words

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