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April 2015 Archives

Electronic stability control systems in trucks could save lives

There is no question that trucks are very important to life for many who live not only in Ottawa but in communities throughout all of Canada. Unfortunately, as is the case with all motor vehicles they also present the risk of being involved in an accident. Because of the size and weight of the vehicles when other vehicles or pedestrians are involved, the outcome can be deadly.

CN Cycle for CHEO

Breaking News from V&H LLP:  On May 3rd, 2015, Vice & Hunter LLP partner, Bill Hunter, will be riding in Ottawa's CN Cycle for CHEO to raise funds to help kids with cancer.  Childhood cancer is rare, yet every year at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), there are 75 new diagnoses. The children, youth and familes who are confronted with a cancer diagnosis rely on the staff at CHEO to help them through this difficult journey. The goal is to raise $750,000.00 to offer hope and make a difference in the lives of the many children and youth who are diagnosed with cancer every year.

Canadian researchers make breakthrough in spinal injury treatment

Throughout the province of Ontario individuals are living with spinal injuries. They occur for a variety of reasons including disease, stroke and accidents. Depending on the severity of the injury their lives may have been dramatically impacted as a result of it. Accordingly, it makes sense that researchers throughout the world are seeking treatments to address the injury.

Tips for preventing medication mistakes

There is no question that medication plays an important role in helping people to get better and possibly prevent them from experienced an illness in the first place. When a medication mistake happens however, the ramifications can be disastrous and even fatal. Fortunately there are some steps that people can take to try to prevent them from happening.