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CBC.ca
Feds reviewed contracts with companies named in hospital lawsuitThe federal government took steps to protect itself from the controversy erupti
Feds reviewed contracts with companies named in hospital lawsuit
CBC.ca / Posted 23 hours ago
The federal government took steps to protect itself from the controversy erupting over a lawsuit by the Ottawa Hospital against several of its contractors — including one with ongoing government contracts worth $1.6 million — CBC News has... Read more
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CBC.ca
Jillian O'Connor, mom who underwent chemo while pregnant, now fighting brain cancerto be done." It's that ability to stay positive that has Mark Clemons, her onc
Jillian O'Connor, mom who underwent chemo while pregnant, now fighting brain cancer
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
to be done." It's that ability to stay positive that has Mark Clemons, her oncologist and a lead cancer researcher at The Ottawa Hospital, calling O'Connor one of the most inspiring patients he's ever treated. "I have been doing this a long time,... Read more
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express
THESE every day habits could knock SIX years off YOUR life expectancyscientists calculated that unhealthy habits are costing an estimated six years
THESE every day habits could knock SIX years off YOUR life expectancy
express / Posted yesterday
scientists calculated that unhealthy habits are costing an estimated six years of life. Professor Doug Manuel, of The Ottawa Hospital and of The University of Ottawa, and study lead, said: "Unhealthy behaviours place a major burden on Canadian... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Ottawa man's paralyzed hand moves again 18 months after landmark surgeryperson in Canada to undergo nerve transfer surgery in a procedure designed to r
Ottawa man's paralyzed hand moves again 18 months after landmark surgery
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
person in Canada to undergo nerve transfer surgery in a procedure designed to restore some movement to his right hand. The Ottawa Hospital’s Dr. Kirsty Boyd performed the delicate operation under the mentorship of Dr. Susan Mackinnon, the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ottawa Hospital staff turn wedding planners to help dying bride live dreamand her head pounded painfully. On July 25, Farrington's fiancé, Scott Ogilvie
Ottawa Hospital staff turn wedding planners to help dying bride live dream
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
and her head pounded painfully. On July 25, Farrington's fiancé, Scott Ogilvie, rushed her to the emergency room at the Ottawa Hospital's General Campus, where the couple received devastating news — Farrington's cancer had not only spread to her... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Spring Bay Small Mouth Bass Derby raises Starlight funds for local familiesyear, so far, a $500 cheque will be given to a young girl in Mindemoya who is v
Spring Bay Small Mouth Bass Derby raises Starlight funds for local families
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 6 days ago
year, so far, a $500 cheque will be given to a young girl in Mindemoya who is very ill and has spent three months in an Ottawa hospital. Ms. Taylor was grateful for all the support and help by the organizers and was especially grateful to Ride... Read more
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express
How unhealthy habits can knock up to SIX YEARS off your lifethat unhealthy habits are costing an estimated six years of life. Study lead a
How unhealthy habits can knock up to SIX YEARS off your life
express / Posted 7 days ago
that unhealthy habits are costing an estimated six years of life. Study lead author Professor Doug Manuel, of The Ottawa Hospital and of The University of Ottawa, said: "Unhealthy behaviours place a major burden on Canadian life... Read more
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CTV News
Unhealthy habits cost Canadians 6 years of lifeyears longer than those with the unhealthiest behaviours. The study was led by
Unhealthy habits cost Canadians 6 years of life
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
years longer than those with the unhealthiest behaviours. The study was led by Dr. Doug Manuel, a senior scientist at The Ottawa Hospital and at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. His team found that smoking, poor diet, physical... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Local paramedics may join spine studysaid his agency will, pending Hastings County council approval, be one of 13 in
Local paramedics may join spine study
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 13 days ago
said his agency will, pending Hastings County council approval, be one of 13 in Ontario participating in the study by the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Immobilizing patients is a common – and provincially-legislated – practice by paramedics... Read more
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FOX News
9 reasons why you feel lightheaded— and when to be concernedwho have passed out are absolutely fine, said Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorth
9 reasons why you feel lightheaded— and when to be concerned
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
who have passed out are absolutely fine, said Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy, MBBS, clinical epidemiologist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa. As for the other 10 percent, an... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Onanole resident gets double lung transplantwinter hospitalization was a realization: "I knew something had to change." Ac
Onanole resident gets double lung transplant
Brandon Sun / Posted 16 days ago
winter hospitalization was a realization: "I knew something had to change." According to Cystic Fibrosis Canada and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 50 per cent of those who need but decline a lung transplant die within two or three... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Researchers hope to speed recovery of critically ill patients with bikes in their bedsAn experiment in the intensive care unit of The Ottawa Hospital aims to test wh
Researchers hope to speed recovery of critically ill patients with bikes in their beds
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
An experiment in the intensive care unit of The Ottawa Hospital aims to test whether critically ill patients can get back on their feet faster by cycling in bed. As part of the randomized clinical trial, some ICU patients will get back on the bike,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Ottawa Hospital 'lost' Alzheimer's patient five times in one week, says patient's wifeMira Labreche went on a manhunt Sunday after staff at an Ottawa hospital said h
Ottawa Hospital 'lost' Alzheimer's patient five times in one week, says patient's wife
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Mira Labreche went on a manhunt Sunday after staff at an Ottawa hospital said her husband with Alzheimer's disease had gone missing from his second-floor room — for the fifth time in one week. Labreche's husband André, 76, was admitted to the Ottawa... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Spartan Bioscience looks to make DNA testing accessible with portable deviceselling imported stethoscopes to classmates. He was also urged by Baldwin Toye,
Spartan Bioscience looks to make DNA testing accessible with portable device
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
selling imported stethoscopes to classmates. He was also urged by Baldwin Toye, a family friend and head of microbiology at Ottawa Hospital, to follow his passions, and worked in his lab. The enterprising student scored summer jobs at Harvard... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Perfect setup to prey': Sexual assaults and violence mar music festivalsPress via AP Images) Kari Sampsel, medical director for the sexual assault and
'Perfect setup to prey': Sexual assaults and violence mar music festivals
CBC.ca / Posted 24 days ago
Press via AP Images) Kari Sampsel, medical director for the sexual assault and partner abuse program at the Ottawa Hospital, said she sees a spike in patients after big music festivals. She put out a paper last year that suggested... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
A stroke survivor's experience at the PRHsensations on his left side. Diagnostic tests indicated the presence of a brain
A stroke survivor's experience at the PRH
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 27 days ago
sensations on his left side. Diagnostic tests indicated the presence of a brain tumour or cyst so he was sent to The Ottawa Hospital for surgery and the mass was removed on July 10. "When they opened me up, thankfully it was a cyst, not a... Read more
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Dundas Star News
“He was hitting him pretty bad”: Black man dies after altercation with Ottawa copsAbdi collapsed - after being told to do so by paramedics. A family spokeswoman
“He was hitting him pretty bad”: Black man dies after altercation with Ottawa cops
Dundas Star News / Posted 27 days ago
Abdi collapsed - after being told to do so by paramedics. A family spokeswoman told the Ottawa Citizen that doctors at the Ottawa Hospital tried many different treatments, but were unable to revive him. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday, but it... Read more
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Business Wire
Elekta’s Monaco 5.11 treatment planning system takes center stage at 2016 American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meetingwhich treats more than 250 patients daily across two campuses,” says Miller Mac
Elekta’s Monaco 5.11 treatment planning system takes center stage at 2016 American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
which treats more than 250 patients daily across two campuses,” says Miller MacPherson, PhD, FCCPM, Head of Physics at The Ottawa Hospital. “VMAT planning is fast and our physics team was able to generate really solid beam models. As a result, we... Read more
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CTV News
Watchdog investigating Ottawa arrest of man 'sitting in a pool of blood'the 37-year-old man as Abdirahman Abdi and said he has a mental illness. He is
Watchdog investigating Ottawa arrest of man 'sitting in a pool of blood'
CTV News / Posted 29 days ago
the 37-year-old man as Abdirahman Abdi and said he has a mental illness. He is listed in critical condition at an Ottawa hospital, the SIU said in a statement. Witnesses say several police officers were involved in the arrest and that... Read more
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CTV News
Watchdog investigating Ottawa arrest of man 'sitting in a pool of blood'identified the 37-year-old man as Abdi Abdiraman and said he has a mental illne
Watchdog investigating Ottawa arrest of man 'sitting in a pool of blood'
CTV News / Posted 29 days ago
identified the 37-year-old man as Abdi Abdiraman and said he has a mental illness. He is listed in critical condition at an Ottawa hospital, the SIU said in a statement. Witnesses said several police officers were involved in the Sunday morning... Read more
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CTV News
Police investigated after mentally ill man put in hospital after arrestidentified the 37-year-old man as Abdi Abdiraman and said he has a mental illne
Police investigated after mentally ill man put in hospital after arrest
CTV News / Posted 29 days ago
identified the 37-year-old man as Abdi Abdiraman and said he has a mental illness. He is listed in critical condition at an Ottawa hospital, the SIU said in a statement. Witnesses said several police officers were involved in the Sunday morning... Read more
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