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"Encouraging men to make some changes in their lifestyle is helping to prevent up to 70% of these problems without adding another doctor or hospital to the health care system."  Poor Health Among Men Costs Canada $36.9 Billion a Year.


Aging in the Right Place is What Seniors Need - The family home as the best place to stay may not be true for all. By Arlene Adamson.

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“…a new continuing care act could be developed in consultation with the provinces. Other options would be to develop protocols, guidelines and standards for continuing care through the Social Union Framework Agreement or to have the upcoming federal/provincial health accord mandate, and focus on, continuing care.” By Neena L. Chappell and Marcus J. Hollander
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This is the second annual Canadian Men’s Health Week. The goal is to inspire men to make small changes in their lifestyle to live healthier lives through a simple one-click health pledge.

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  • Brigadier-General Hugh Colin MacKay to Surgeon General, Canadian Armed Forces, Ottawa, ON
  • Robert Halpenny to resign, Chief Executive Officer, Interior Health, Kelowna, BC
  • Trish Matthews to Manager, Office of the President and CEO, Rouge Valley Health System, Scarborough, ON
  • Denis Bourguignon to Chief Financial Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queens University, Kingston, ON
  • Lori Lamont to Interim President and CEO, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Winnipeg, MB
  • Mary Anne Lynch to Acting VP Interprofessional Practice and CNO, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Winnipeg, MB
  • Garry Laws to Executive Director, Addictions and Mental Health Services – Hastings Prince Edward, Belleville, ON
  • Dr. Carolyn Gotay to Research Advisory Council, Prostate Cancer Canada, Toronto, ON
  • John Beckett re-appointed to the Council of Governors of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), Ottawa, ON
  • Kevin Magee to the Board of Directors, Brant Community Healthcare System, Brantford, ON
  • Bonnie Stevens selected as fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC
  • Lynn Nagle selected as fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC
  • Lianne Jeffs selected as fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC
  • Louise Rose selected as fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, Washington, DC


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