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Forever Grateful

For almost 30 years, Elia Guido has depended on St. Michael’s Hospital. According to Elia, it’s the only hospital in the city she will go to for treatment.
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It's About Caring

In 1947, when he was 19, Don Hillhouse arrived at St. Michael’s Hospital by streetcar. He had been referred by the Workman’s Compensation Board to have a hernia repaired after an industrial accident. He would be operated on by Dr. Keith Welsh, then the renowned and revered Chief Surgeon. Don says, “The atmosphere at the hospital was dignified, peaceful, orderly – it said ‘You’re going to be well looked after here.’ The care, supervised by dedicated and compassionate nuns and nurses, was exceptional.”
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Our Shared Purpose

A message from St. Michael's Hospital on August 1, 2017: It’s official – welcome to our new health network! We are pleased to announce that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has approved the three hospitals’ integration proposal, which officially unites Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital under one corporate entity as of August 1, 2017.
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The Golden Rule

You probably never heard of Sandra McGuire, but if you have been to St. Michael’s Hospital within the last twenty years or so, chances are she has given you or someone you know information on how best to navigate our corridors. Maybe she’s made the time you spent here a little sweeter or perhaps a little more comfortable. Regardless, we think she’s definitely somebody worth knowing and we are delighted to tell you her story.
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Smoked Salmon Niçoise Salad

Try this recipe for a refreshing smoked salmon niçoise salad from Urban Angel magazine.
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Blurry vision. Serious risk.

At first, Toronto artist and graphic designer David Goldberg thought he’d strained his eyes. When his blurry vision persisted for weeks, he made an appointment with his optometrist, fearing it might be more serious.
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Catching an Edge

Mitch Wilson suffered his first concussion in July 2015, the summer following his first year as a student at Queen’s University. Mitch was enjoying an afternoon of wakeboarding on the lake with friends. Skimming across the surface at around 50 kilometres per hour, he caught the edge of his board and fell headfirst fast and hard into the water. At that speed, the impact felt more like he hit a wall.
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Easing the Way for Others

Kristine Thompson has an enduring affiliation with St. Michael’s that spans more than four decades and has seen her transition from a valued employee to a dedicated volunteer and donor.
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Thanks for taking care of my parents

Lisa's mother Jane was at home when she suffered a fall. The injury eventually resulted in her admission to St. Michael’s Hospital. It was during this time that St. Michael’s became a sort of second home to Lisa.
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A Legacy that Makes a Difference

Brian Campbell wants to be remembered as a decent person who did good things for others. “Isn’t that what we all want?” he asks. “That’s what I hope my legacy will be.”
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