7 things you need to know about the Zika virus
Transmitted by the daytime-biting Aedes aegypti mosquito, Zika virus is raising global health concerns about a potential link to microcephaly, a severe birth defect. We asked infection control expert Dr. Allison McGeer and maternal-fetal medicine specialist Dr. Kellie Murphy to explain the risk facing Canadians and how we can protect ourselves.
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What is Sinai Health System?
Four unique organizations have come together as Sinai Health System to create a seamless continuum of care. Sinai Health System will address both acute and broader health needs with smoother transitions, more access to clinical expertise and by revitalizing our programs and spaces. We will leverage our combined strengths to help those who need it most.
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5 tips for a healthy heart
February is all about the heart. Across Canada, physicians, advocates and fundraisers are reminding us that heart disease and stroke remain the leading causes of death and disability among Canadians. While some people have a genetic predisposition to heart disease, adopting healthy behaviours can delay the onset of heart disease by up to 14 years.
Try these healthy heart tips