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  • Ontario Expanding Life-Changing Treatment for Patients with Essential Tremors

    TORONTO — Approximately four per cent of Ontarians aged 65 years and older are living with essential tremors—a condition that causes uncontrollable shaking that can make it challenging to complete simple tasks like fastening a button and drinking water from a cup. That's why Ontario is investing in frontline services and expanded treatment options to improve the quality of life for more Ontarians.

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  • Ontario Expanding Midwifery Services

    ST. JACOBS - With more than 140,000 babies being welcomed to the world each year in Ontario, families are looking for more options when it comes to choosing their care. That's why Ontario's Government for the People is investing in frontline care by expanding access to midwifery services across the province. 

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  • Ontario Investing in Expansion of The Ottawa Hospital

    OTTAWA — Hallway health care continues to be a serious challenge for hospitals across Ontario, leaving patients waiting too long for care in aging buildings that do not reflect the quality services delivered by Ontario's care providers. 

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  • Ontario Expands Newborn Screening Program

    OTTAWA — Genetic factors and infections are the leading causes of permanent hearing loss for newborns and young children. That's why the Ontario government is putting people and patients first by continuing to deliver on its promise to protect what matters most so that babies across the province can get earlier diagnosis and interventions to improve their health outcomes.

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  • Ontario Adding More Mental Health and Addiction Services in Ottawa

    OTTAWA — Ontario's mental health and addictions system is disconnected with uneven access to quality services, making it challenging for patients and families to navigate a confusing system and get the services they need. That's why Ontario's Government for the People is protecting what matters most by adding mental health and addictions services on the ground in schools, communities and health centres. 

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  • Helping Critically-Ill Newborns Access Safe and Timely Transportation in Eastern Ontario

    OTTAWA — Each year, more than 2,000 newborn babies in the province need to be transferred to a children's hospital to receive specialized, intensive care. That's why Ontario's Government for the People is protecting what matters most by helping the smallest and most vulnerable patients access life-saving transportation to get the treatment they need.

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  • Ontario Helping Critically-Ill Newborns Access Safe and Timely Transportation

    LONDON — Each year, more than 2,000 newborn babies in the province need to be transferred to a children's hospital to get specialized, intensive care. That's why Ontario's Government for the People is helping the smallest and most vulnerable patients access life-saving transportation to get the treatment they need.

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  • Ontario Government Investing in Brockville General Hospital Expansion

    BROCKVILLE — In communities across Ontario, hallway health care continues to seriously challenge hospitals, leaving patients waiting too long to access the care they need. That's why Ontario's Government for the People is investing $27 billion over the next 10 years in hospital infrastructure projects to build additional capacity and help end hallway health care.

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  • Ontario Government Expanding Cancer Care Treatment in Hamilton

    HAMILTON — Patients battling cancer in Hamilton are waiting too long to access life-saving treatments. That's why Ontario's Government for the People is expanding local access to stem cell transplants as part of its commitment to invest $27 billion over the next 10 years in building hospital infrastructure.

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  • Protect Yourself from Tick Bites

    Toronto — The Government of Ontario is encouraging people across the province to take precautions when spending time outside to prevent tick bites and Lyme disease. 

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  • Ontario Adding More Mental Health and Addiction Services in Communities Across the Province

    TORONTO — Ontario's mental health care system is disconnected, making it difficult for patients and families to get the care and services they need. This leaves many vulnerable Ontarians to navigate a confusing system on their own and access timely mental health care only when in crisis. Too many Ontarians wait too long for the mental health and addictions services they need. This fragmented approach to care is failing Ontario's families and is simply not good enough.   

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