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Ingrams: Inheriting Genes, but Mostly the Love of Helping Others

I had everything I needed so the only thing to do was to share the rest of what I had with those who needed it. I had worked with various institutions in the healthcare community throughout my career. So I had an interest in the field and a certain sensitivity to the many, glaring needs that had to be addressed.

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Postpartum, parlons-en - partie 2

Because all of a sudden our life schedule is changed, we go to bed early, we are tired, we no longer work. Isolation can also come from the fact that we have made choices that are different from those of our friends in terms of breastfeeding, bedtime routine, clothing for our child or the way …

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Postpartum, parlons-en

According to the Bauer Report, 20% of women will suffer from perinatal depression or anxiety. One in five, that’s a lot! Yet, we still talk very little about it in the public arena, in our families and in our circles of friends. Although we are generally more familiar with the word postpartum (referring to the …

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Turning a Traumatic Brain Injury into an Opportunity to Help Others

It became clear to me how head injuries affect so many of us and should not be stigmatized. Instead, these conversations should be shared with everyone and anyone who will listen. I will always be grateful and never forget how far I have come and recognize all the incredible work of the medical teams that helped me get back on my feet.

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The Beat Goes On

Cardiovascular disease can impact anyone at any time, especially women, and it is important to never take our health for granted. I’ve been living with a pacemaker for the past 34 years and had my 6th pacemaker implanted on February 6, 2020. I am a living example of “heart” resilience.

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Supporting Youth and Young Adults Mental Health and Wellness

Sadly, our family’s experience is not unique. Mental illness is a global epidemic that severely affects millions of people, along with their families, workplaces, and friends.Teens and young adults have the highest prevalence of mental illness compared to other age groups.

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Getting Back Her Lost Narrative

In December 2017, I was hit by a car while walking my dog. When I got home from the hospital, I received a diary of different moments during my time in intensive care. It was an extremely important and positive part of my recovery.

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Leave Fear Behind

The moment I received my cancer diagnostic I knew that our lives had changed forever. It was one of the scariest moments of my life, but once Dr. Lorenzo Ferri and his team took charge, fear subsided.

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Philanthropy as a Family Value

Mrs. Evelyn Cournoyer, Mr. Yvan Cournoyer, Mr. André Desmarais, Mrs. France Chrétien‑Desmarais, Mrs. Norma Mulder, Dr. David S. Mulder and Mr. Olivier Desmarais at the launch of the CODE LiFE Campaign.
We have been very attached to the hospital for a long time, so it was an easy decision to take part in CODE LiFE. Especially as the Montreal General Hospital has a lot to be proud about, including a tremendous heritage and a profound importance to the city’s social stability.

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Compassion: a key to healing

My name is Maryam. I’m 29 years old. When I was 22, I developed borderline personality disorder. To start to get back on my feet, I had to fight an epic seven-year battle. I didn’t realize how strong I was before going through this nightmare.

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