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Noodles with Vegetables, Basil and Feta

Executive chef Jean-Luc Touchard at St. Michael's Hospital shares a healthy recipe for Whole Wheat Noodles with Vegetables and Feta.
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Sinus congestion relief

We asked pharmacist Angela Mall at St. Michael’s Prescription Care Centre what patients should know when taking over-the-counter cold medications.
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No CPR Experience? No Problem.

Time is of the essence following a cardiac arrest. Yet when Canadians are faced with a person in need of CPR, the majority of us just stand by.
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Do you need the H1N1 vaccine again?

Flu season is upon us. Remember last year—there was a mild influenza pandemic caused by influenza A (pH1N1). The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 2009’s influenza pandemic caused by influenza A (pH1N1) over, but be warned—it will circulate for the next few flu seasons. We asked Dr. Roslyn Devlin, director of Microbiology at St. Michael’s and our expert on all things related to flu and infection control.
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New Home for Women’s Health

Four years ago, a committee of donors set out to raise $4.5 million to renovate the Women’s Health Centre at 61 Queen St. E., an aging facility that in no way reflected the quality of care provided. Altogether, they raised $6.3 million, and on October 13, 2010, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held.
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Rehearsal Space for Real-Life Drama

Dr. Teodor Grantcharov, surgeon and former medical director of St. Michael’s Simulation Centre talks about the unique “theatre" at St. Michael's, how healthcare is taking cues from the aviation industry.
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Detecting Lung Cancer Sooner

Committed donors have also brought the innovative Endo-Bronchial Ultra-Sound or EBUS technology to St. Michael's for our Endoscopy and Respirology teams. Physicians use an endoscopic probe to see inside the airways of the lung. It is now regarded as a more efficient and accurate method for the diagnosing and staging (determining the extent) of lung cancer.
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Diabetes Discovery

Donor support makes it possible for us to fund vital research like Dr. Andrew Advani's. In his latest study, he's looking for ways to prevent kidney damage in patients with diabetes. He's already found a group of drugs that may prove effective.
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Robot lending a hand to help the heart

A robot will be giving us a hand in a way that will revolutionize cardiac interventions. St. Michael’s interventional cardiologist and researcher Dr. Asim Cheema and Professor Farookh Sharifi from Ryerson University are teaming up on an Image Guided Robotic Navigation (IGRN) system that will help doctors look inside the heart and perform complex procedures in a way that’s easier and more accurate.
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New Home for Women’s Health

Four years ago, a committee of donors set out to raise $4.5 million to renovate the Women’s Health Centre at 61 Queen St. E., an aging facility that in no way reflected the quality of care provided. Altogether, they raised $6.3 million, and on October 13, 2010, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held.
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