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Heartbeat: Care and support go both ways

November 23, 2012

As St. Paul’s Hospital ­Foundation’s CEO, Dick Vollett has a duty to inspire others to take the cause of helping the hospital to heart. The hospital has a place in his own heart — St. Paul’s physicians monitored his congenital heart defect at the facility when he was a child, and again five years ago. [...]

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Breakthrough in cystic fybrosis research

November 7, 2012

Researchers at BC Children’s Hospital have found a new pathway that causes lung inflammation in cystic fibrosis. They say it could represent a potential new drug target for improving lung disease. News1130: Recent News Articles

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At St. Paul’s Hospital, cochlear implants create sound where once there was silence

November 6, 2012

“So weird. You sound like an alien,” Justine Haines told her audiologist on Monday. It wasn’t a flip comment, but instead the best description she could find for the first sounds she just heard through a new cochlear implant, louder and much different than the limited range of sound she’d heard since childhood through a [...]

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At St. Paul’s Hospital, cochlear implants create sound where once there was silence

November 6, 2012
At St. Paul’s Hospital, cochlear implants create sound where once there was silence

“So weird. You sound like an alien,” Justine Haines told her audiologist on Monday.  Global TV BC News

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Infrastructure at risk with massive earthquake

October 29, 2012
Infrastructure at risk with massive earthquake

One of the biggest questions when it comes to an earthquake is whether infrastructure would survive the “big one”.S.F.U. geologist Brent Ward says apartment buildings with concrete or wood construction would likely withstand shaking, as would single-family homes.But older buildings, like St. Paul’s Hospital, probably wouldn’t. “There’s been a lot of talk about seismically trying [...]

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