The Hamilton Academy of Medicine’s 94th Annual Clinical Day

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You’re invited to The Hamilton Academy of Medicine’s 94th Annual Clinical Day. The event is on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 from 8:00am – 5:00pm at The Hamilton Convention Centre – 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON

HAM Annual Clinical Day Registration

Posted on January 20, 2011 in Speaking Engagements

Time to Quit – Documents & Information

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Please refer to and save or download the PDF documents below in order to promote Time to Quit. Quit smoking today.

Time to Quit Poster Smoker’s Helpline
Quit Smoking Tips Patient Poster
Quit Smoking Hamilton Smokers Helpline – ColourSmoker’s Helpline

Posted on January 19, 2011 in Office Announcements

Breaking smoking’s ferocious grip

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It’s a safe bet that virtually everyone in Canada knows smoking is bad for your health. Many years of anti-smoking campaigns, and widespread prevention programs in schools, the workplace and in the community, have driven the message home that smoking is deadly.

In Ontario alone, smokers account for a half million days of acute hospital care annually. Thirty-five Ontarians die each day from tobacco-related illness, tallying 13,000 premature and avoidable deaths each year. Fully one-half of all smokers will die from smoking-related diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease and lung disease.

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You can smoke alone, but quitting takes a community

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HAMILTON, ON, Jan. 17 /CNW/ – In honour of National Non-Smoking Week, The Hamilton Academy of Medicine is proud to introduce, It’s Hamilton’s Time to Quit, a campaign designed to increase awareness about local quitting resources and tools to help the community understand the support that is available, and encourage people to seek the assistance they need to stop smoking. Read more…

Posted on January 18, 2011 in Office Announcements

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