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The 'magic' organ: Windsor Regional Hospital recognizes World Kidney Day

Heather St. Pierre had been feeling pretty rundown — but she never suspected her body had gone into renal failure.

“It was completely not on my radar when I was diagnosed,” recalled St. 658 more words

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Site search for new Windsor hospital narrowed to fewer than six locations

The City of Windsor’s land at the southeast corner of the airport is one of more than 15 properties that didn’t make the short list of possible sites for the proposed $1.5-billion “mega-hospital.” 633 more words

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Windsor non-emergency medical transport service shuts down

One of Windsor-Essex’s three non-emergency medical transport services has shut down.

Joe Hebert, the 61-year-old owner of Care Medical Transportation Services, said he shut down his business Wednesday night after nine years of accumulating debt. 462 more words

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Flu strikes with a vengeance

Stomach flu has reared its ugly head in Windsor and Essex County.

Those unlucky ones who have had the virus, will tell you it’s not pleasant. 349 more words

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Hospital creates buzz around butts to boost cancer screening

Bum-shaped cakes. Butts formed out of snow.

The Build-a-Butt contest to raise awareness for colorectal cancer screening is catching on in Windsor-Essex and staff in the endoscopy unit of the Windsor Regional Hospital Met campus got the chance to show off their butt-making skills. 496 more words

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Determined 80-year-old with multiple fractures from bike-bus collision hopes to ride again

Eighty-year-old Lucette May says “of course” she will resume riding her bike everywhere in all kinds of weather.

But she has a long way to go to recover from a collision last week that left her with multiple fractures, yelling in agony, jammed between the snowbank and the Transit Windsor bus. 704 more words

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FILLING IN THE GAPS – The Community Capacity Plan

With change on the horizon for our local healthcare, it is natural for people to wonder what it all means for them.

Many of the people we speak to strongly support the new acute care hospital project, but want to make sure that whatever change is coming won’t negatively affect their ability to access local healthcare. 240 more words