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2018/04/13
Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg will serve a second term as the network’s President and CEO
The Board of Directors of the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal is please to announce that Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg will serve a second term as the network’s President and CEO. The re-appointment was approved by Dr. Gaetan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services.
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2018/04/09
JGH Child Psychiatry pays tribute to 3 builders

MEDIA INVITATION

The Child Psychiatry Program of the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) invites the media to a cocktail event to pay tribute to three woman who have distinguished themselves in developing and strengthening the program since it was founded more than 50 years ago.


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2018/04/04
Connecting Mind and Body: Psychosocial Interventions in the context of Treating Physical Diseases

Jewish General Hospital Department of Psychiatry hosts 13th annual Research Day

Montreal, April 3, 2018 – Members of the media are invited to attend the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) Department of Psychiatry Research Day on Friday, April 6, 2018 between 8:30 AM and 12:30 PM at the ICFP Amphitheatre, 4333 chemin de la Côte Ste-Catherine, Montreal.


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2018/03/26
Use of certain diabetes drugs may be linked to increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease
Use of certain diabetes drugs, known as dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, is associated with an increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease, the digestive condition that causes stomach pain and bloating, according to research conducted at the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, published in The BMJ.
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2018/03/14
Clinical trial reveals that aspirin is effective at preventing venous thromboembolism following major orthopedic surgeries
Montreal, March 12, 2018 – A multicentre, double-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial of patients who underwent total hip or knee replacement surgery showed that aspirin was as effective as rivaroxaban, the standard anti-coagulation medication, at preventing post-operative venous thromboembolism (VTE). Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital (JGH) was among the participating institutions. The results were published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.
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2018/03/13
World Glaucoma Week: March 12-16, 2018

Early diagnosis is essential in minimizing irreparable damage to optic nerve

Glaucoma is an eye disease that can cause blindness if left untreated. Damage is irreparable, but it can be controlled and stabilized. Many people do not know they have this disease, since symptoms appear late in the disease’s development and are difficult to detect.


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2018/03/09
Jewish General Hospital again named one of Montreal’s Top Employers
Montreal, March 9, 2018 – For the sixth year in a row, the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has been singled out as one of Montreal's top employers, in recognition of the support and leadership it provides to members of staff.
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2018/03/08
International Women's Day - March 8th, 2018
International Women's Day - March 8th, 2018
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2018/03/02
March: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
The Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has a new, non-surgical protocol for treating patients with colorectal cancer. Immediately after the conventional treatment (radiation therapy and chemotherapy), this new research protocol uses brachytherapy treatment, in conjunction with an additional week of external radiation therapy. If the tumour disappears, the patient remains under observation. If the tumour does not disappear, the patient undergoes surgery.
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2018/02/28
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - Jewish General Hospital

At the Jewish General Hospital, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for infants born very prematurely, newborns and babies who experience problems after being born.

Dr. Apostolos Papageorgiou, Chief of Neonatology, describes the Unit.

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2018/02/26
Tell Cancer To Take A Hike

A fundraiser for Hope & Cope

Starting March 2018

Sign up for any or all of our monthly hikes to the beautiful mountain regions of Quebec! 

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2018/02/15
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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2018/02/13
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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2018/02/12
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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2018/02/02
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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2018/01/31
MEDIA INVITATION : White Cane Week

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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2018/01/31
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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2018/01/24
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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2018/01/22
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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2018/01/19
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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2018/01/17
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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2018/01/15
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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2018/01/09
The Flu Season
Learn more about the flu vaccine with Dr. Karl Weiss from the Jewish General Hospital. #HGJ. #montrealhealth
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2018/01/08
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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