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Protect your child against the flu this winter
12/12/2012
Ottawa Public Health and The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario are reminding residents that it is not too late to get vaccinated to protect against the flu...
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New Program to Address Critical Gap for Youth in Mental Health Crisis
10/12/2012
Ontario Government Funding Enables CHEO, OPH, The Royal and YSB to join forces to support teens in the community ...
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5 big strides to fight lung disease in our tiniest patients
04/12/2012
Discoveries in stem cell research that may treat a previously untreatable disease...
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Active video games don’t increase overall daily physical activity levels
26/11/2012
Active video games - also known as "exergames" - are often presented as a possible solution to getting kids to move more; however...

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Canadian Institute of Child Health Hosts 15th Annual Crayons & Cravats Gala
19/11/2012
CHEO's Dr. Simon Davidson to receive award for his outstanding contribution to child and youth mental health in Canada and internationally. ...
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CHEO Appoints New Vice President of People, Performance and Strategy
15/11/2012
CHEO is pleased to announce the appointment of Bruce Squires as its new vice president of People, Performance and Strategy...
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CHEO & CTV to Kick-Start 20-week Campaign and Awards Program
08/11/2012
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CHEO CEO honored with Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal
20/10/2012
Alex Munter awarded Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal for his contributions to families of this community.

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Novel discovery links anti-cancer drugs to muscle repair
16/10/2012
Few drugs are available to treat muscle injury, muscle wasting and genetic disorders causing muscle degeneration, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A compelling di...
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CHEO launches new blog that may help address the age-old question – how do I get my toddler to eat broccoli?
11/10/2012
CHEO Moms & Dads – an on-line community for parents in the region to share ideas on healthy active living.

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CHEO announces new event for teens – “Stressed spelled backwards is desserts”
11/10/2012
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Youth Net/Réseau Ado introduces a new event designed by teens, for teens to help them find positive ways ...
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Ottawa’s first organ donation workplace initiative wraps up with success
09/10/2012
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to announce it has successfully reached its goal in Ottawa’s first Trillium Gift of Life R...
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Fresh blood not better, clinical trial shows
08/10/2012
October 8, 2012, Ottawa — In a finding that runs counter to commonly held beliefs about fresh being better, a clinical trial published today by the
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Minister Aglukkaq to make an announcement
01/10/2012
Ottawa (October 1, 2012) – The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, will make an announcement to launch...
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Alex Munter named Francophile of the Year by the Government of Ontario
25/09/2012
The Government of Ontario chose Munter in recognition of his work in advancing and promoting the French language in Ontario... ...
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Study reveals teenage patients attitude towards social media and privacy
20/09/2012
Teenage patients' online privacy behaviour is an expression of their need for self-definition and self-protection....
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CHEO, Teasdale-Corti Foundation and Pharmacists Without Borders-Canada Join Forces to Improve Care of Children
19/09/2012
Created in the 1960’s by legendary Canadian surgeon Dr. Lucille Teasdale and her husband, Dr. Piero Corti... ...
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Adequate sleep helps weight loss
17/09/2012
Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ ([more]
 
Details announced for the 2012 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery
17/09/2012
A television in the shower, elegant barn board walls, a putting green in the back yard…all elements of the spectacular Minto Dream Home that is part of the gran...
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CHEO is delighted to partner with the Centre for Child Honouring for Raffi's #belugagrads Concert at Centrepointe Theatre on December 3
14/09/2012
Since his iconic 1976 album,Singable...
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CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery Launches Monday!
14/09/2012
On Monday, September 17th the CHEO Foundation will announce the exciting prize line-up for the 2012 Dream of a Lifetime Lottery....
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First Pediatric Study to Look at the Role of Vitamin D
12/09/2012
OTTAWA, Canada, September 12, 2012—Vitamin D is increasingly being recognized as
important for good health. Vitamin D is a ho...
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CHEO and OCDSB connect parents with mental health experts to talk about suicide, depression, and bullying
11/09/2012
To mark Ottawa’s first official “Suicide Prevention Day”, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), in conjunction with the Ottawa Ca...
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There are a lot of changes coming – to health care, to our community. Where does CHEO fit in all that? Join the conversation about CHEOnext!
17/08/2012
CHEO is almost 40 years old now, and we are asking the community how they’d like to see us grow and evolve. ...
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Can a virus fight cancer? Canadian Cancer Society grants new funding
25/07/2012
OTTAWA, July 25 — Two Ottawa researchers are taking innovative approaches to improving virus-based cancer therapy with new funding from the Canadian Cancer Soci...
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Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Names Soshal Group as its Social Media Agency
24/07/2012

Soshal Group recognized as CHEO’s official partner for social strategy, creative and technology development 

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WE ALL WIN LOTTERY Grand Prize Winner Announcement
12/07/2012
The grand prize draws in The Ottawa Hospital and CHEO’s We All Win Lottery were held today during the CTV News at Noon. ...
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World’s largest permanent collection of Yousuf Karsh portraits now resides at CHEO
10/07/2012

This afternoon Estrellita Karsh, wife of famed photographer Yousuf Karsh, was on hand at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) for a...
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CHEO Launches New Mental Health Website as First Annual Update to the Community Shows Record Demand for Mental Health Services
09/07/2012
CHEO has seen an unprecedented demand for its mental health services - today releases its first annual Mental Health update to the community ...
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CHEO announces new appointments to its Board of Trustees
12/06/2012
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to announce the new appointments of Jo-Anne Poirier, Meena Roberts, Michael Baine and Pam Aung-Thin...
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CHEO Recognized For Environmental Excellence
11/06/2012
CHEO awarded 2011 Environmental Excellence Award for medical device recycling. First Canadian hospital to receive this award ...
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Ottawa pharmacist to receive the 2012 Pfizer Bowl of Hygeia Award from the
11/06/2012

Ottawa pharmacist Dr. Régis Vaillancourt has been named the recipient of the 20...
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Top stem cell scientist and pediatrician recruited to Ottawa
30/05/2012
World-renowned scientist and pediatrician Dr. Bernard Thébaud will soon be in Ottawa to pursue his goal of using stem cells to repair the lungs of premature babi...
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CHEO Volunteer Association Announces Volunteer of the Year
23/05/2012
Mrs. Jean Voth winner of the 2012 Volunteer of the Year award at CHEO  ...
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CHEO CEO Alex Munter named co-chair of Ontario panel on childhood obesity
18/05/2012
Alex Munter, chief executive officer of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, has been named co-chair of “Healthy Kids Panel” – a blue-r...
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CHEO Comments on New Strategy from the Mental Health Commission of Canada
08/05/2012
CHEO commends today’s release of Changing Directions, Changing Lives: The Mental Health Strategy for Canada by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. ...
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Excessive weight gain during pregnancy a predictor for above-average birth weight
17/04/2012
One out of every two women of reproductive age is overweight or obese. Researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, fr...
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Changes in asthma treatment improve wait time and patient
03/04/2012
OTTAWA, Canada – April 3, 2012 – Dr. Roger Zemek, Director of Emergency Research at the CHEO Research Institute and ED physician, and assistant professor ...
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CHEO Launches New Services for Children and Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders
02/04/2012
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to mark World Autism Awareness Day by announcing the launch of a new pro...
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YouthNet/RéseauAdo Recognized for Quality Services by Accreditation Canada
29/03/2012
YouthNet/RéseauAdo, a mental health program featured at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), was ...
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CHEO Psychologists Speak to Families in Cornwall
15/03/2012
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CHEO Seeing Highest-Ever Volumes in Emergency; Seeks Community’s Help to Reduce Wait Times
10/02/2012
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is in the midst of the busiest viral season in its 38-year history. CHEO encourages families whose children ha...
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CHEO Recognized As A Top Employer in Region
07/02/2012
CHEO recognized today as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers for 2012 ...
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Community organizations come together to prevent youth suicide
06/02/2012
On Wednesday, February 8, members of Ottawa’s Community Suicide Prevention Network will come together representing more than 40 community organizations for the ...
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NEW NHL ALL-STAR LEGACY PLAYROOM AT CHEO
27/01/2012
Playroom to Feature Cisco Technology Solutions ...
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CHEO Foundation to Pay Tribute to Great Friends at “The 2012 Order of the Good Bear Awards.”
25/01/2012
On Tuesday, January 24, 2012 the CHEO Foundation will pay tribute to community members who have chosen to make a difference in the lives of CHEO’s chi...
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CHEO and OCDSB Announce Free Info Session for Parents of Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers Feb. 6
23/01/2012
CHEO, in collaboration with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, is pleased to announce its CHEO Connects free information session for parents of toddlers and p...
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What Type of Helmet is best for Winter Play? CHEO Research Uncovers What Parents Need to Know
20/01/2012
It’s not winter in Canada if children don’t spend time speeding down the slopes! Canadian tobogganing is a tradition handed down from generation to generation. For a long time, ...
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CHEO Appoints New Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
11/01/2012
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas Vlacholias as its new senior vice president and chief finan...
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Grand Prize winner announced in CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery
11/01/2012
Earlier today the draws were made for the first and second prizes in the 2011 edition of CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery. ...
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CHEO Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Specialists Bring Expertise to Renfrew Country
10/01/2012
Childhood obesity experts from CHEO are sharing their expertise today with Renfrew County health professionals as part of the hospital’s program to extend its e...
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