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February, Heart and Stroke Month
At the Jewish General Hospital, patients who have a heart attack or cardiac surgery recover their mobility and independence faster with a new innovative, structured early rehabilitation program. Indeed, as soon as possible following their admission, patients do targeted physical exercises with the help of family members or nurses. This program allows patients to have the necessary independence to recover their physical capacities independently and to decide how often and when they can do their exercises.
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2018 election to the CIUSSS Board of Directors: Call for applications!
Are you interested in the Health and Social Services network? Would you like to expand your knowledge and get involved?
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Words Do Matter: A Reminder to Practice Empathy

A Surgeon Tells His Own Personal Story From the Receiving Side Rather Than the Treating Side

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Word Cancer Day, February 4, 2018

The JGH has broken the Canadian record for access to treatment for all types of cancer

The Segal Cancer Centre at the Jewish General Hospital has doubled the access to research protocols for individuals who have all types of cancer. In 2017, these treatment protocols resulted in a level of effectiveness that was the highest ever recorded in Canada.

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As part of White Cane Week 2018, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal invites journalists to an out of the ordinary experience!

Experience the same challenges that a person with a visual impairment faces on a daily basis. Navigate the hospital blindfolded with the help of a guide dog or a white cane.

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White Cane Week 2018, February 5 to 9

Since 1946, the first week of February has been designated as White Cane Week in Canada. This important week raises public awareness of the challenges facing Canadians living with vision loss. 

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Hope & Cope launches Tell Cancer to Take a Hike
Montreal January 24, 2018 - Hope & Cope is pleased to announce the launch of its exhilarating new fundraiser, Tell Cancer to Take a Hike.
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Media Advisory: MP Housefather to announce investment in dementia research
January 22, 2018 – Montreal, Quebec – Mr. Anthony Housefather, Member of Parliament for Mount Royal, will announce, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, funding to advance dementia research in Canada and tour the Jewish General Hospital’s Lady Davis Institute.
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In CIUSSS West-Central Montreal, one-on-one sessions to stop smoking are free and effective!
Montreal, January 19, 2018 – According to conclusive data, a person’s odds of quitting smoking are 40% to 60% greater if their therapy includes one-on-one sessions with a healthcare professional. CIUSSS West-Central Montreal offers the reminder that anyone who wants to stop smoking has access to free resources at CLSCs.
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Comparative study between statin types reveals no significant effect on the risk of Alzheimer disease
A comparison of statin users revealed no indication that one type of statin offered better protection against Alzheimer disease than another
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Flawed research methods exaggerate the prevalence of depression
A new study concludes that researchers commonly over-estimate the prevalence of depression by using self-report screening tools not meant to diagnose depression.
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The Flu Season
Learn more about the flu vaccine with Dr. Karl Weiss from the Jewish General Hospital. #HGJ. #montrealhealth
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Alzheimer Awareness Month
This is the Alzheimer Awareness Month. Number of people with Alzheimer’s disease world-wide will double between 2030 and 2050. Let's all be in it for Alzheimer.
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