St. Paul’s Hospital

$17.2 Million for St. Paul’s Hospital Upgrades

St. Paul’s Hospital will benefit from $17.2 million to replace aging electrical infrastructure and elevators, providing stability and consistent care for patients.

St. Paul’s Hospital will benefit from $17.2 million to replace aging electrical infrastructure and elevators, providing stability and consistent care for patients

Fentanyl overdose survivors require little if any hospital treatment (SPH)

Most fentanyl overdose survivors, if given the antidote promptly, don't need prolonged hospital treatment, according to a study by University of British Columbia physicians.

St. Paul’s Hospital music therapy relieves pain for palliative patients (Lucy Thomas)

Lying on his back in a hospital bed, George Frederick closed his eyes to listen. On the violin, Lucy Thomas played Amazing Grace.

B.C.’s opioid crisis is touching fathers, co-workers, friends, and many others you know (Nancy Chow)

When people think of the opioid crisis, they often think of the Downtown Eastside

Just how bad is all that sugar for your heart? (Dr. Scott Lear)

Still nibbling Valentine's Day goodies? Munching packaged cereals, pancakes or muffins for breakfast? Enjoying a lunch of processed meats and bread, sweetened pasta sauce, or even a salad drenched in dressing?

National Addictions Awareness Week: battling addiction (Dr. Seonaid Nolan)

This week is National Addictions Awareness Week. Dr. Seonaid Nolan, a St. Paul’s Hospital addictions physician, joins Global News Morning to talk about why it’s important to raise awareness this week.

Lights of Hope celebration includes fireworks, choirs, hot chocolate

The public is invited to celebrate the return of the Lights of Hope to St. Paul’s Hospital this Thursday, Nov. 16, which includes the lighting of more than 200 stars and 100,000 sparkling lights spanning the equivelant of 10 kilometres.

These foods will lower your risk of heart disease (Karen Mornin)

Low-fat or low-carb? Butter or margarine? Avocado oil or coconut oil? Bombarded with contradictory media reports on the ever-changing landscape of nutrition research, it’s difficult for anyone to know which fats and other foods they should eat, and in what quantities.

St. Paul's Hospital innovation: new genetic testing for familial hypercholesterolemia (FH)

Centre for Heart Lung Innovation investigator Dr. Liam Brunham is doing genetic testing on patients with familial hypercholesterolemia. It's part of a study on the effectiveness of genetic testing to diagnose and treat FH.

BC doctor revolutionizes heart valve replacement (Dr. David Wood)

A Vancouver cardiologist is unveiling a revolutionary heart valve surgery. It reduces recovery time from months to a just a few hours. And Dr. David Wood says not only does his technique spare patients a massive operation, it saves the health care system money. Robin Gill has more on the remarkable new procedure.

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