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Brockville and District Hospital Foundation’s In-House “Buy a Heart, Get a Heart” Event Creates Program Awareness and Nets Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Program $270.00

Brockville and District Hospital Foundation’s In-House “Buy a Heart, Get a Heart” Event  Creates Program Awareness and Nets Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Program $270.00
Brockville – Valentine’s Day is all about the heart and Laurie Ouellette, Executive Assistant to Julie Caffin, Vice President & Chief Nursing Executive, added her signed red heart to the Heart Tree, showing support for the Brockville General Hospital Cardiovascular Program. This event was organized by the Brockville and District Foundation, with help from Ron and Jan Flindall. By the end... Read More

Cornwall Hospital’s Chemotherapy Unit Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

Cornwall Hospital’s Chemotherapy Unit Celebrates 2nd Anniversary
Cornwall – Cornwall Community Hospital’s Chemotherapy Unit celebrates it’s 2nd birthday today! The needs continue to grow in our community. The Chemotherapy Unit has administered 1494 treatments over these first 2 years. “This department has real impact on the quality of life for patients and families by preventing the stress of travel, the cost of gas, food and out of... Read More

Kemptville District Hospital staff recognized for their hard work during the busy winter period

Kemptville District Hospital staff recognized for their hard work during the busy winter period
KEMPTVILLE –  Canadian winters – with snow, sleet and freezing rain causing hazardous driving conditions outside and keeping people inside where germs abound – present additional challenges for hospitals across the country. With each winter season comes an increase in influenza cases, motor vehicle accidents, hospital bed shortages, and more. In recognition of the extra effort required to keep the... Read More

Look Good Feel Better® Receives $110K from Mary Kay

Look Good Feel Better® Receives $110K from Mary Kay
MISSISSAUGA – Valentine’s Day came early for the Look Good Feel Better® program, courtesy of two heartfelt donations – $100,000 from the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation and $10,000 from Mary Kay Canada. The corporate donation was part of a unique Giving Tuesday initiative that saw the Company match donations received from November 28 through to December 31. On hand to accept the landmark donations was President and CEO of Look... Read More

Canadian generic drug prices higher than international levels in recent years

Canadian generic drug prices higher than international levels in recent years
The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board releases its latest report on generic drug pricing in Canada OTTAWA – The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB), through the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS) research initiative, published the most recent edition of the Generics360 report yesterday, which examines the latest trends in domestic and international generic drug pricing, sales and utilization.  The report found... Read More

Neon Night Kemptville Honoured With Award

Neon Night Kemptville Honoured With Award
Kemptville – The Neon Night Fun Run Committee has been honoured by the Canadian Cancer Society for their fundraising efforts. On Monday January 29, 2018, the Canadian Cancer Society held their Annual Appreciation Event for Volunteers & Supporters.  Members of the Neon Night Fun Run Committee of North Grenville were on site to receive the award celebrating their impact in... Read More

Winchester Hospital: Caring for our Patients – Night and Day

Winchester Hospital: Caring for our Patients – Night and Day
Winchester – Kim Campbell has been a nurse for 44 years and has spent 32 of those years at Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH). For the past decade, she has worked the night shift as a Charge Nurse – literally being ‘in charge’ of the hospital overnight. “We do everything,” she laughs. “People assume it’s quieter at night, but it’s definitely not.”... Read More

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Announces a Community Initiative to Reduce Screen Time

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Announces a Community Initiative to Reduce Screen Time
Healthy Kids Community Challenge Leeds and Grenville are launching a Power Off and Play! community initiative. This initiative is offering funding of up to $5,000 to non-profit groups and organizations for innovative projects that promote the reduction of recreational and sedentary screen time. “We encourage the community to get creative when submitting their ideas”, says Alexis Green, Co-Facilitator with the Healthy... Read More

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds for the Whole Family

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds for the Whole Family
We see and hear messages about healthy eating, physical activity, and weight every day. Physical activity and healthy eating are usually encouraged for the purpose of weight loss. Words and attitudes about weight are often negative, and blame personal lifestyle choices or lack of willpower. Such views can cause discrimination and stigma. This can lead to: Poor body image Low... Read More