Breaking through the silence; St. Paul's Hospital marks 30th anniversary of the first cochlear implant in Canada
In a fascinating mix of technological advances and the wonder of the human brain’s ability to adapt, 25 British Columbians each year recover a semblance of hearing through the cochlear implant program at St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first cochlear implant in Canada, performed at St. Paul’s on Lucy Philpott of Tumbler Ridge in 1982. Read the full story here.
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