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2014-03-24 16:24:30

TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Prize, established by Friends of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (FCIHR), in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences recognizes leaders of exceptional achievement in science and health policy of international stature. Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong, will receive the Prize and deliver a Public Forum Lecture on September 17(th), 2014 in Ottawa. In 2015, he will...

2014-03-12 12:20:22

TORONTO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Capital Group Chairman Bobby Genovese took to the airwaves last weekend inviting listeners to join him in the Muskokas on Saturday, July 19, 2014 for the charity boat rally that he is once again chairing to raise money for The Hospital for Sick Children - Canada's leading centre dedicated to pediatric cancer research and treatment. http://youtu.be/NX2fkTauiVg Last year's two-day event raised $680,000. "We are honoured to play a role in...

2014-02-20 12:20:22

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup Chairman Bobby Genovese will host a special cocktail reception at 6pm Tuesday, February 25 at the Platinum Cars dealership in Toronto to celebrate this year's sponsors and team captains in support of pediatric cancer research, treatment and care for The Hospital for Sick Children. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/FL68731LOGO ) More than $650,000 was raised at last year's...

2014-02-05 16:25:35

TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer Scavenger Cup Chairman Bobby Genovese will host a special cocktail reception 6pm tomorrow at downtown Toronto's Troika Vodka Bar for this year's sponsors and team captains in support of pediatric cancer research, treatment and care for The Hospital for Sick Children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/FL59791LOGO More than $650,000 was raised at last year's inaugural rally for the hospital,...

2014-01-20 08:21:43

TORONTO, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Cundari is the big winner at the 28(th) annual MAA Worldwide GLOBE Awards, as their Pain Squad mobile app for The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto has earned the distinction of "Best of the Best" in the World. Every year, Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) treats thousands of children with cancer, and doctors, nurses and researchers are continually working on innovative ways to manage and minimize the pain experienced during...

2013-11-28 08:23:37

Interactive computer technology keeps kids connected with friends, family and school during hospital stays TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Microsoft Canada through its partnership with Children's Miracle Network, has launched the Child Life Interactive Computers for Kids (CLICK) program benefiting patients at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Designed to improve the patient experience through the power of play and connectivity to the outside world, CLICK aims to...

2013-11-04 14:11:33

In-depth look at living with thalassemia A CHEO-led multi-site North American study, headed by Dr. Robert Klaassen, lead investigator at CHEO and associate professor in the University of Ottawa's Department of Pediatrics, has confirmed the validity and reliability of a quality of life measurement tool for children and adults with thalassemia major. The tool was created between 2006 and 2009 through the combined efforts of CHEO, the Hospital for SickKids and Laurentian University....

2013-10-25 08:25:22

Bedside Clinical Systems to bring paediatric care solution to U.S. hospitals TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Bedside Clinical Systems (BCS)'s flagship solution, Bedside Paediatric Early Warning System (BedsidePEWS(TM)), has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). For the complete BedsidePEWS(TM) FDA Medical Device listing (K124038), click here. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131025/MM04351) BedsidePEWS(TM) tracks a...

2013-10-14 08:27:17

Retailer To Open First of Three Canadian Locations at Yorkdale Shopping Centre NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chico's FAS, Inc. announces the company's international expansion with White House Black Market's (WH|BM) first Canadian boutique opening at Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Toronto on October 24th. The women's retailer will open its second international location at Square One, Mississauga on October 29th, followed by Upper Canada Mall, Newmarket on November 12(th)....

2013-06-13 12:28:36

TORONTO, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister for La Francophonie, Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Brampton South, congratulated Mary Jo Haddad, President and CEO of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, on the Hospital's commitment to Canada's Veterans. "I commend the commitment that the Hospital for Sick Children is making today...