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Vancouver doctor leads team to reduce lung infections globally (Dr. Don Sin)

A new online tool aims make strides in reducing chronic lung disease that affects millions worldwide.

Crystal ball-like web tool could help patients with lung disease: B.C. doctor (Dr. Don Sin)

Millions of people who feel like they’re suffocating from the symptoms of a lung disease could benefit from a new website its creator considers a crystal ball for helping doctors calculate how progression could be delayed with tailored therapies.

Nothing illegal about birth tourism at B.C. hospitals (St. Paul's Hospital)

Federal authorities say foreign nationals coming to Vancouver to have babies aren’t breaking any laws as long as they can show they have money to pay for their medical care.

Vancouver doctors use novel Chinese heart valve to save Victoria woman (St. Paul's Hospital)

At age 88, Johanna Eisenhuth had long felt her health declining and had to use every ounce of energy just to make it to the grocery store near her Victoria home.

B.C. wants federal crackdown on fentanyl trafficking to fight crisis

Overdose deaths have climbed to such an urgent level in British Columbia that the province needs help from the federal government to deal with a public health emergency, Premier Christy Clark says.

B.C. wants federal crackdown on fentanyl trafficking to fight crisis

Overdose deaths have climbed to such an urgent level in British Columbia that the province needs help from the federal government to deal with a public health emergency, Premier Christy Clark says.

St. Paul's offers safe option for desperate mothers

Since the spring of 2010, St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver has offered mothers in crisis who feel they are unable to care for their babies a safe alternative to abandoning them in the streets.

New cardiac arrest treatment aims to triple survival rates (Dr. Brian Grunau, St. Paul's Hospital)

A trial of the protocol, called ECPR, is being conducted by St. Paul’s Hospital and B.C. Emergency Health Services, and involves a rapid, co-ordinated response with specially trained paramedics and the cardiac team.

Cardiac resuscitation trial at St. Paul’s Hospital the first of its kind in Canada

Photo credit: Ermin Badzak

St. Paul’s Hospital and BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) are conducting a landmark trial that could increase the survival rate of seemingly healthy people who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital setting.

New treatment for cardiac arrest on trial in Vancouver

A potentially groundbreaking trial in cardiac resuscitation has launched at St. Paul's Hospital.

 

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