St. Michael's in the news
Poverty and chronic disease plaguing Hamilton’s aboriginal population
Research by Dr. Michelle Firestone
The Hamilton Spectator
Hamilton's urban aboriginal population faces striking poverty, a disproportionately high rate of chronic diseases and more frequent visits to hospitals' emergency departments, a new study says.
Police say city’s abuse of prescription drugs mirrors province’s
Research by Tara Gomes
The Whig Standard
A recent Toronto-based study shows that one in eight deaths in young adults in Ontario is caused by overdoses of prescription medication such as Oxycontin. In Kingston, police say it’s no different.
More walkable neighbourhoods can reduce risk of diabetes: study
Research by Dr. Gillian Booth
Walkable neighbourhoods motivate people to move – and it lowers their risk of diabetes, according to new research.
Hospital pilot testing OR box
Research by Dr. Teodor Grantcharov
CTV News - Canada AM
Dr. Grantcharov, one of the doctors spearheading the development on where the idea came from and what impact it might have on medical care.