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  • Bodi Kessel
    A Valentine’s Day shock leads to...

    February 14, 2017 – Valentine’s Day – is a date that S...

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  • Wapash Family
    It has to be Regina

    Most families can’t imagine having one child requiring care in Reg...

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  • Ashley Mailloux and Jesse Hansen
    Bennett's Story

    Ashley Mailloux had never heard of an omphalocele, much less considered ...

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  • Dean Family
    A Unique Gift

    With an active, busy family of five and a ranch with 450 cows to manage,...

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  • Karina Euteneier
    Surprise Diagnosis Begins Incred...

    Now 5 years old and getting ready to take on school, Karina Euteneier ha...

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  • Kingsley's story
    NICU team helps baby boy grow mi...

    It takes 39 days for human skin cells to generate, which was time baby K...

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  • Lee Twins
    Twice As Many Reasons To Be Than...

    The medical professionals who work in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (...

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  • Luke
    Luke was lucky to have Regina’s ...

    Imagine Heidi Hoffert’s surprise to learn, while she was being pre...

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  • Lennyn and Luna
    Twin dynamos overcome all obstacles

    Lennyn and Luna Kemp of Moosomin are living proof that a fighting spirit...

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  • Chloe and Hailey
    Sisters treated for heart condit...

    Approximately one out of every 100 babies is born with a heart defect. B...

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  • Ruby's story
    She's a miracle girl - thanks to...

    To say Ruby Werrett is a miracle child is not an overstatement. It was ...

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  • Hudson Brooks
    A little fighter since day one

    To see Hudson Brooks with his parents on the family farm near Alameda, y...

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  • Luna's story
    There’s no place like home durin...

    Whether it was her training as a nurse or her maternal instincts, Laura ...

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  • Malia and James Brackpool
    Ben's Story

    After several miscarriages, Malia and James Brackpool were overjoyed to ...

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  • Jayce's story
    ‘Every penny is worth it:’ Regin...

    “It’s not a place you want to be, but if you have to be ther...

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  • Cali Hodgkin
    Beating the odds – Cali’s story

    Dallen Hodgkin knows that her two-year-old daughter probably shouldn&rsq...

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  • Aurelia and Lexington
    Twice as many reasons to be than...

    The medical professionals who work in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (...

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  • Kaci Robertson
    When it's time, it's time

    Even before she entered this world, little Kaci marched to the beat of h...

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  • Bella and Mila
    Twins’ lives forever changed by ...

    Only 25 weeks into her pregnancy, Jaime Winkler and her husband Sean lea...

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  • Brooks Schneider
    Mommy’s “miracle baby” beats the...

    Little did anyone know it at the time, but Brooks Schneider was in for q...

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  • Marc McMurtry
    It’s a bird . . . it’s a plane ....

    Like many boys his age, seven-year-old Marc McMurtry is a big fan of sup...

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  • Apple Tan & Bryan Concepcion
    Brienne's Story

    Finding out she was pregnant for the first time was delightful news for ...

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  • Emmett and Eldon Friesen
    Excellent Care Helps Twins Thrive

    Jamie Friesen has spent countless hours watching her twin sons, Emmett a...

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  • Emerson Kitch
    STRONG PEDIATRIC CARE HELPS GIVE...

    Lisa Kitch often reflects on how her family’s lives could have tak...

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  • JoLynne Burns & Jared Knelsen
    Ava’s story

    It had been an uneventful pregnancy for JoLynne Burns and her husband, J...

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  • Mateo Guzman
    Infant's emergency journey made ...

    It was around midnight on Oct. 17, 2016 when Maria and David Guzman awok...

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  • Jolyn, Brad, Beckett and Carter Rhodes
    Excellent care leads to happy, h...

    As 2015 drew to a close, Jolyn and Brad Rhodes were excited about the fu...

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  • Eli Stubel
    Excellent care the first step to...

    After her son Eli’s Taekwondo class in late June, Laurie Shalley n...

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  • Amelia Firnesz
    Grateful parents given a second ...

    After three years of loss and heartache, Jacqueline and Simon Firnesz ca...

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  • Brady Windsor
    Great care helps teen live bette...

    Last spring, 12-year-old Brady Windsor was in a mountain bike race at Do...

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  • The Costleys
    Grateful family pays it forward

    When Michelle Costley reflects back on the four and a half months her tw...

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Patient Stories

  • Bella and Mila five years later
    The Twins THEN and NOW

    A few years ago, we brought you the story of Bella and Mila Winkler, twi...

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  • Lindsay Eger
    Adult Rehab program helps Regina...

    When Lindsay Eger woke up on the morning of July 6, 2019, she instantly ...

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  • Kelly Manning
    Cancer caught early at Breast As...

    Kelly Manning has three passions - her family, helping others and being ...

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  • Becki Zerr
    Regina woman appreciates world-c...

    You might be surprised to know that Regina is home to one of the top eye...

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  • Scott Schlosser
    Palliative Unit Offers More Than...

    Always smiling, joyful and a truly kind and loving soul. That’s ho...

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  • World Class Cardiac Care
    World Class Cardiac Care Gives J...

    March 23, 2019 is a date Jos Risling will always remember. It’s th...

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  • Hayley McArthur
    Pediatric outpatient unit helps ...

    Considering she was born with only half a working heart, it’s amaz...

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  • Danielle's Story
    Three times the reasons to be th...

    Thankful. That’s how Danielle Johnston feels after 2018, an emotio...

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  • Amanda's Story
    Successful surgery gives woman w...

    If you’ve recently had surgery at Regina General Hospital, there&r...

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  • Edwin's Story
    Leading-edge procedure cements ...

    Edwin Yate’s pain was not constant, but debilitating enough that h...

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  • Bonnie's Story
    Medical imaging eliminates pain,...

    With retirement only a few years away, Bonnie Cameron dreamt of enjoying...

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  • Brad's Story
    Matters of the heart affect all ...

    Brad Lanz wasn’t feeling well as he laced up his skates for a hock...

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  • Teana's story
    Patient’s annual visit to interv...

    Teana Walker was only 22 years old when she was diagnosed with polycysti...

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  • Dave Harron
    Estevan man is thankful for loca...

    Little did Dave Harron know his decision to accompany his wife Wanda to ...

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  • Shelly Searle
    Breast cancer survivor is gratef...

    Shelley Serle has a long list of things she wants to get done in retirem...

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  • Darrell Barrett
    Interventional Radiology Restore...

    In 2015, Darrell Barrett was diagnosed with fatty liver disease. Four mo...

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  • HRF Trauma Care Campaign
    New technology improves trauma c...

    When a critically injured patient arrives at the Regina General or Pasqu...

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  • Doug Leask
    Marathon runner gets new lease o...

    This past summer, people were shocked at the devastation caused by the w...

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  • Bonnie Cameron
    Interventional Radiology Suite g...

    Medical imaging and the Interventional Radiology Suite (IR) at Regina Ge...

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  • Terry Babcock
    Crossing the finish line with a ...

    When 71-year-old Terry Babcock crossed the finish line at the Cardiac Ca...

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  • Ray Mastalier
    Heart attacks can happen to anybody

    On a chilly January night in Regina, Ray Mastalier woke up hungry. After...

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  • The Koch Family
    Nine years later: The Koch famil...

    One of the few struggles Amanda and Daryl Koch have these days is trying...

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  • Steve Pillipow
    New era of care for men diagnose...

    A single moment in time would forever change Steve Pillipow’s life...

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Better Lives Stories

  • Fajardo Pediatrics Ambassador
    Pediatrics Ambassador Cody Fajardo

    A superstar on the field and off, Cody Fajardo has given Saskatchewan re...

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  • Dr. Jeff Booker Interview
    World Class Cardiac Care

    What is the Mosaic Heart Centre?  “It is an area in the Regin...

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  • Cory Dumalski
    Every breath we take

    Every day, we each take 20,000 breaths. Imagine struggling to take one b...

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  • Dr. Ram Abdulla
    Seeing their world through their...

    For Dr. Ramzan (Ram) Abdulla, a Respirologist currently practicing in Re...

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  • Rabiah Siddiqui
    Delivering world-class care

    For Rabiah Siddiqui, working as a pharmacist in Regina's hospitals i...

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  • Janet DeGrow
    You’re never too old to learn ne...

    Janet DeGrow has lived with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – an autoimmun...

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  • Michael Deren
    Regina’s hospitals have made Mic...

    Having access to quality health care services is critically important, n...

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  • Amelia Firnesz
    Grateful parents given a second ...

    After three years of loss and heartache, Jacqueline and Simon Firnesz ca...

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  • Ming Lien
    Walking away with a new lease on...

    Imagine waking up one morning and discovering you can’t walk. It w...

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  • Brady Windsor
    Great care helps teen live bette...

    Last spring, 12-year-old Brady Windsor was in a mountain bike race at Do...

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  • Toula Bannouvong
    Helping patients through challen...

    For Toula Bannouvong, working as a nurse in the Renal Unit at the Regina...

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  • Brianne Urzada
    Giving back through art

     At 23, Brianne Urzada never thought she would start an emotional j...

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