New virtual clinic to support coronavirus patients in London, Ont. – London

The London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) in London, Ont., has launched a new virtual clinic to support patients diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. The

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U of A researcher to study quality of antibody responses in COVID-19 patients

An Edmonton researcher and Canadian Blood Services will soon be embarking on a serology study to better understand the quality of antibody responses in

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Coronavirus: Virtual Family visits an important lifeline for hospital patients  

During the coronavirus pandemic to keep patients, staff and visitors safe and reduce the spread of COVID-19, hospitals across Canada instituted no visitor policies

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Patients heading back to Alberta operating rooms for delayed elective surgeries

People whose hip replacements, hernia repairs and other elective surgeries were postponed by the pandemic could soon be heading for the operating room. Surgeries

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What chiropractor patients can expect from phase 1 of Saskatchewan’s plan to reopen

A routine trip to a Saskatchewan chiropractor’s office will look different for patients starting next week. With the introduction of the first phase of

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Royal Columbian Hospital to study best use of ventilators on COVID-19 patients

Mechanical ventilators have been key to saving the lives of COVID-19 patients around the world and in B.C. a leading medical expert hopes to find

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‘I’m waiting by the phone’: B.C. patients face painful wait for surgeries cancelled for COVID-19

As a nurse, Alysa Stephens knows just how important preparing B.C.’s hospitals for a possible wave of COVID-19 infections is. But as a patient,

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Doctors testing Prince George-made intubation boxes that protect physicians treating COVID-19 patients

Doctors in Prince George, B.C., are testing locally made intubation boxes to be used while working with COVID-19 patients.  Anesthesiologist Dr. Jamil Akhtar, with

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Alberta doctors scrambling to get cancer surgeries done before ‘tidal wave’ of COVID-19 patients

Health officials and doctors in Alberta are hard at work trying to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, but trend lines in other areas of the

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Patients worry after coronavirus prompts closure of ‘life-saving’ addiction program

Liam was discharged from the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre’s substance use and concurrent disorders program on March 26. The 22-year-old, whose last name

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