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Complex Care for a Complicated Pregnancy

Kimberly’s pregnancy quickly turned from a joyous occasion to an expectant mother’s worst nightmare.

Kristen Ribble is sitting in a chair. Her therapist is holding her prosthetic limb.

Back into Action with a Prosthetic Limb

Kristen Ribble’s pain was caused by ischemia, which is a lack of blood flow and oxygen delivery to certain parts of the body. Her condition caused extensive tissue damage, resulting in a leg amputation.

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Six-Week-Old Baby Battles COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the media, Katherine had every reason to be scared. She was experiencing body aches, fatigue and weakness. Then her six-week-old son also showed signs of illness.

A Message of Gratitude From CEO Pearl Veenema – June 10, 2020

My colleagues and I are extremely grateful for your generous support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your gifts, which have included financial contributions and donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) and food, have meant so much to the frontline workers who are working tirelessly to support patients. Thank you for your kindness, which has touched many hearts during these stressful times.

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Transformational Stroke Care

Thanks to the 2015 transformational gift from the Marta and Owen Boris Foundation, researchers at Hamilton Health Sciences are working to enhance care for patients with Intracerebral hemorrhage.

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A Message From Our CEO – Celebrating Our Loyal Donors

Over the last 10 years, donors have helped Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation contribute nearly $150 million toward patient care. And while 2020 has been a challenging year, our donors and the community at large have stepped up in heartwarming ways to support the frontline clinical teams as they provide vital care during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Herniated Discs Lead to Partial Paralysis

After experiencing weakness and pain in his legs, Bill’s family physician sent him to the Emergency Department at Hamilton General Hospital. An MRI revealed that two of the discs in his spine were in danger of rupturing.

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New Leadership at Hamilton General Hospital

Welcome to two new members of the Hamilton General Hospital family: Cheryl Williams and Dr. Alan Menkis.

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Learning about Palliative Care

Health care providers across Hamilton Health Sciences are participating in training seminars called Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP).

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Care for the End of Life

Palliative care specialists often collaborate with the Assisted Dying Resource and Assessment Service (ADRAS) to ensure that patients receive the best possible palliative care during the process of MAiD, or medical assistance in dying.