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NOSM Hosting Kids & Concussion What You Need to Know

Sudbury Wolves Hockey Club team doctor to moderate, and players will share personal experiences with concussion The Continuing Education and Professional Development Office at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) is hosting Kids and Concussion: What You Need to Know, a public education event on concussion. The event is being held in celebration of Coaches’ Week and in recognition of Rowan’s Law Day. Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Time: 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Location: Sudbury Arena 240 Elgin Street Media / Conference Room (Off main lobby entrance) Rowan’s Law Day, the last Wednesday in September...

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New study from Dr. Ulanova

  Indigenous populations have stronger immunity to a serious bacterial infection than non-Indigenous populations, regardless of whether they live in an area where the infection is common or uncommon, according to a study published online today in PLOS ONE. Haemophilus influenzae type A (Hia) is a bacterial infection that can lead to serious illnesses including pneumonia, meningitis, sepsis and epiglottitis, all of which can result in permanent disability or death. The study compared naturally-acquired immunity to Hia infection in Indigenous adults living in Ojibwa First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario to that of...

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NOSM Congratulates Dr. Mitchell

NOSM congratulates Dr. Doris Mitchell on the Grand Opening of The Sacred Tree Wellness Centre located on the reserve of Chapleau Cree First Nation. Dr. Mitchell is a graduate of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine MD (Class of 2010) and residency training.   She grew up in Chapleau and has been providing care there since July 2012. Prior to that, Chapleau did not have a permanent doctor for almost seven years. The Sacred Tree Wellness Centre provides primary health care and health promotion services for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in collaboration with Chapleau Health Services, Brunswick House First Nation Health Centre,...

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