It’s been said that every moment is precious to those who know the value of time. For Ali and Sharon Ghafour, this truly speaks to how their lives have been shaped by a health crisis with their newborn twins Aurora and Adam.
Despite the markets, economic and social instability and the general challenges of managing through COVID, our donor community continues to support North York General in many different forms. Let’s have a peek at just some of the activities of the last few months.
October 23rd to 29th is Respiratory Therapy Week. In recognition, we spoke to North York General Respiratory Therapist Lisa Watkins, a 30-year veteran of the hospital.
It’s 5 a.m. on a Tuesday morning. Most of the city is fast asleep, but for the night shift team in the Charlotte & Lewis Steinberg Emergency at North York General.
Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can feel as though time is standing still. It can bring on an array of thoughts and feeling of fear and dread that can seem unbearable.
For decades, mental health issues seemed to fly under the radar. Stigma often kept conditions like anxiety, depression — and those who suffered from them, shrouded in mystery and shame.