Years-long mystery illness comes to light

David Ray’s life changed the day the dog bit him. “It was Christmas Eve. I was playing with my brother’s dog, and I unthinkingly put my hand in his mouth. He bit down, and it was a bad bite,” says Ray. Ray cleaned up the wound and didn’t think much of it. Weeks later,...

Connecting patients and their families

All visits are suspended for patients at the McGill University Health Centre’s (MUHC) Royal Victoria Hospital ICU. Cut off entirely from family and friends, it can be a lonely and difficult experience for many, so video calls can serve as a vital connection during a...

In Houda’s words… The DOvEE Project

Since August 2007, I have been a survivor. I beat ovarian cancer over a period of three years after undergoing four surgeries and countless chemotherapy sessions. Through it all, I never lost hope, because I was determined to be there for the two men in my life, my...

Hospital Hero profile: An unexpected arrival ends well

Kierra Posey’s contractions began at 2 a.m. on July 19. They sped up rapidly, 15 minutes apart, and one hour later they picked up so quickly that Kierra could no longer monitor their frequency. Baby Nile was not waiting to be born at the hospital; he was coming into...

Casino Royale night for a worthy cause

It was a night of intrigue, high fashion, and risk – all for a worthy cause. Pink in the City held its annual masquerade ball on October 25, 2019, with proceeds going to support the MUHC Breast Clinic’s Wellness Program. “The continued generosity of our...

Raise Craze supports Breast Clinic’s Wellness Program

A group of brave young fundraisers made their way to the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Glen site on October 21 to part with their luscious locks for a very worthy cause. These students took part in Raise Craze in support of the MUHC Breast Clinic’s Wellness...