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This is the new stethoscope. This is the future.

Meet Kathryn. Kathryn and her husband Greg live in Daajing Giids (formerly the Village of Queen Charlotte) on Haida Gwaii. Kathryn is an active 70-something, a yoga teacher, and a former community health nurse. When she suddenly developed chest pain and began feeling weak and short of breath, she knew something was wrong, but she … Continued

30 years of care at St. Paul’s Pacific Congenital Heart Clinic

When Dr. Marla Kiess founded the Pacific Adult Congenital Heart (PACH) clinic in 1988, a minority of children born with congenital heart defects survived to adulthood. But thanks to medical advances, better surgical techniques, and interventional cardiology, the share of patients who go on to live full adult lives now exceeds 90 per cent.