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Million Dollar Memories

Thank you to all of the sponsors of the 2014 Urban Angel Golf Classic and to PGA TOUR Canada for their proud support which helped raise another $1 million net for priority needs at St. Michael's.
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5 Tips for Healthy Back-to-School Snacks

“It’s important to establish healthy eating habits from a very young age. Exposing your children to different tastes and teaching them about the power of healthy foods for their growing bodies sets them up for healthy eating patterns later in life.” – DR. DAVID JENKINS, St. Michael’s Hospital
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G. Kingsley Ward, 1932-2014

It is with sadness that the St. Michael’s Foundation announces the passing of G. Kingsley “King” Ward, a friend of this hospital for thirty years.
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Pointers for a Picnic

After a long and grueling winter, many families are excited to enjoy their food in the summer sunshine. However, moving meals outside means you should take extra precaution. Eating outdoors means a lack of “safety control” in the kitchen such as a fridge or proper washing facilities. It also increases the risk of food poisoning because bacteria that cause illness thrive in the hot and humid weather.
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Deadly Waters

As the summer months quickly approach, neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Cusimano reminds us to take extra precautions while swimming and doing other water-related activities.
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Ken's story

“I have no desire to go to any other hospital — St. Michael’s is home to me, and always has been,” says Kenneth Barnett. It was 1970 when Ken first visited Dr. John Evans Sr. for a leg injury, and we’ve been here for him ever since.
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Generous donor named to Order of Canada

Long-time St. Michael's Hospital supporter Terrence Donnelly was named a member of the Order of Canada for his generous contributions to healthcare and medical research, including over $9 million in donations to St. Michael's.
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Our Annual Report 2013-2014 is here!

Learn how donors make a difference to St. Michael's Hospital. Check out our 2013-2014 Annual Report.
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Sunscreen: It's a Lifesaver!

Setting out to the beach, heading to an amusement park, or leaving on a family vacation? Surprise! Sunscreen isn’t just for these occasions – you need to use it every day. Why? Sunscreen could save your life. According to 2014 statistics from the Canadian Cancer Society, 6,500 new cases of malignant melanoma will be diagnosed this year, with 1,050 expected to die from the disease. Dr. David Adam, a dermatologist at St. Michael’s Hospital warns, “Melanoma is a serious health risk. Canadians are being reckless with sun protection, which is why skin cancer rates are on the rise. But by being careful about sun exposure you can dramatically decrease your chances of developing a melanoma. Prevention is the best medicine.”
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Dick's story

"St. Mike's is my hospital," says Dick Bezic, businessman and father of celebrated figure skaters Val and Sandra Bezic. "During my time as a patient in the hospital, I found the service, attention and care I received beyond description." Dick was inspired to support the hospital because of the care he received from Dr. Anthony Graham, who was his cardiologist first at the Wellesley and then at St. Michael's.
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