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JF & CS seeks adoptive families for older kidsTORONTO — Sheryl Ederman, manager of foster care and adoption at Jewish Family & Child, wants every kid to have a permanent seat at the...read more...
Toronto doctor treats patients by listeningToronto physician Sharon Baltman, 66, treats her patients by listening. Author of the memoir Escape from the Bedside, Baltman takes us on the journey...read more...
Mount Sinai’s Snoezelen room stimulates patientsThe lights are low. Multi-coloured bubbles percolate up clear columns. A hammock covered with white faux-fur sways in the corner. No, it’s not...read more...
Women should be tested for cancer gene: expertAll Ontario Jewish women should have the opportunity to be tested for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, says Dr. Steven Narod, a world leader in the field...read more...
New dementia home aims for ‘quality of life’Anne Snowdon has a personal interest in One Kenton Alzheimer’s Centre of Excellence, B’nai Brith Canada’s new Alzheimer’s...read more...
Mount Sinai Auxiliary marks 60 yearsKaren Goldlist joined Mount Sinai Auxiliary about 13 years ago to help out with a program that provides new moms with layettes. Now, as the auxiliary...read more...
JGH launches cutting-edge molecular pathology centreMONTREAL — A move toward personalized, genetics-based treatment of cancer and other diseases took a major step forward with the launch last...read more...
Preemie infants get incubator drive rolling at JGHThe incubator in the Jewish General Hospital hallway just off the main lobby had a plush purple toy in it and looked a bit old and decrepit. But that...read more...
Beit Issie Shapiro helps children with disabilities“In Israel, some 320,000 (approximately nine per cent of) children ages 0-19 live with a disability,” according to Beit Issie Shapiro, a...read more...
Conference aims to empower Orthodox womenTORONTO — The Canadian Friends of Nishmat, a Jerusalem-based organization that promotes higher Torah learning for women, is presenting a one-...read more...

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