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Joey Hackett

Stronger with Each Step

Joey Hackett has come a long way since October 2016, when a traumatic accident nearly took his life. He was working with a construction crew that was grading a road in Hamilton when an 18-tonne grader backed over him. Read more

Taking Health Care to Heart

Brad Porter of Ancaster had the unique experience of being both a health care provider and a patient at Hamilton General Hospital. Read more

Patient Jim Francey

Heartstopper

Jim was home for the holidays in 2015 after a devastating medical emergency that could have claimed his life. Read more

Brandon Clark

A Second Shot at Life

When Brandon Clark felt the shotgun blast rip through his back, he could hardly believe that it was really happening to him. Read more

Bob Nedelko

“Luck was on My Side”

“It started with a searing pain in my head,” says Bob Nedelko of Vineland, who owns a No Frills store in downtown Burlington. Read more

A True Survivor

Lolla Ivascu of Hamilton has survived both cancer and a stroke, but she has never lost her determination to experience life to its fullest. Read more

Cerebral Palsy Patient Stands Tall

Twenty-four-year-old Dale Geiss from Hamilton endured years of physical and emotional pain due to living with the challenges related to cerebral palsy. Read more

From Northern Ontario to Hamilton General Hospital

For 35-year-old Teri Polesky, living in Northern Ontario means that many specialty health care services are not available locally. Read more

A New Grandmother Takes Cardiac Health to Heart

For Lori St. Onge of Niagara Falls, winter 2015 had more than enough excitement already. On top of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, she had just become a grandmother and was looking forward to spending time with her new grandson. Then her chest pains began. Read more