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October 15, 2019

Dog owners have reduced risk of dying from heart problems

Cats may have nine lives, but owning a dog may extend yours, a Toronto researcher says.

Regular exercise is good for your heart, no matter how old you are

A new study in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology showed that older individuals have the most to gain and may gain the most from rehabilitation programs, but this need is often ignored.
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PODCAST Episode 6: Working with Vulnerable, Stigmatized Patient Populations

Casey House opened its doors in 1988 as Canada’s first and only stand-alone hospital for people with HIV/AIDS. It’s a place where clients can receive holistic care in a non-judgmental, stigma-free setting. Situated on Jarvis Street in downtown Toronto, Casey House’s new 58.000 square-foot home ensures those who live with HIV/AIDS are not forgotten or overlooked. Casey House provides innovative, comprehensive health care through 1) Inpatient day health programs; 2) Community care and outreach; 3) Social community programming and; 4) Research and education. Listen in as we speak with special guest Shona Thompson about working with Casey House and its patients. >> Listen now
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Talking Body Listening Hands: A Guide to Professionalism, Communication and the Therapeutic Relationship by Pamela Fitch, is now available in both print and e-text.

Tune in to our podcast (November 9th) for PART ONE of our conversation! » Learn more
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