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CHEO’s expanded neonatal transport team will safely move fragile newborns to intensive care, thanks to funding from the Government of Ontario
09/12/2013
An infusion of funding to transport newborns from across Northeastern, Southeastern and Eastern Ontario by...
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Helping Families Make Tough Health Care Decisions: Innovation at CHEO changes young lives around the world
04/12/2013
Should my son take medicine for ADHD? Should my daughter get the HPV vaccine? What are the pros and cons? ...
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CHEO’s partnership with Pro Bono Law Ontario supports families facing legal struggles
27/11/2013
Imagine that your child is seriously ill and you are facing eviction from your home, or denial of your health benefits. ...
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Ottawa’s own Dr. Nathalie Fleming receives first-ever Minister's Medal Honouring Excellence in Health Quality and Safety
22/11/2013
Dr. Nathalie Fleming, an Obstetrician / Gynecologist at The Ottawa Hospital & Chief of Gynecology at CHEO ...
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CHEO Has Glimpsed the Future; and It is Paperless
20/11/2013
CHEO announces its innovation roadmap and the successful “go live” of the first phase of a fully integrated electronic health record
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Minister Ambrose Applauds Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
20/11/2013
Today, on National Child Day, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, visited the CHEO to see how the hospital is rolling out its electronic health record pr...
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CHEO ranked top hospital in Ontario for inpatient pediatric care
19/11/2013
CHEO has been named the top hospital in Ontario for pediatric inpatient satisfaction, in this year’s National Research Corporation Canada/Ontario Hospital Assoc...
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CHEO & CTV launch Healthy Kids Awards and health series
13/11/2013
Do you know an individual, organization or program that goes the ‘extra mile’ to keep kids healthy and active? ...
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Early bird deadline just 10 days away!
06/11/2013
The Early Bird Deadline in CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery is Friday, November 15th and lottery organizers are encouraging everyone to order their tickets to...
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Canadian researchers discover how to measure quality of life for rare blood condition
04/11/2013
A CHEO-led multi-site North American study, headed by Dr. Robert Klaassen, has confirmed the validity & reliability of a quality of life measurement tool for...
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CHEO uses YouTube to take the ouch out of getting a needle
23/10/2013
CHEO's ‘Be Sweet to Babies’ research team launched a YouTube video this week demonstrating the best ways to reduce pain for babies’ i...
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Protect your child against the flu – special flu vaccine clinics to be held for children under the age of five
23/10/2013
CHEO and Ottawa Public Health (OPH) are encouraging parents and guardians to get their children vaccinated to protect against this year’s flu. ...
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BORN Ontario releases a snapshot into pregnancy, birth, and early childhood health
22/10/2013
New BORN report shows improvements in exclusive breastfeeding rates and a reduction in women who smoked during pregnancy
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CHEO’s Dream Home meets Pinterest
08/10/2013
CHEO and the CHEO Foundation are excited to launch a Pinterest page to showcase the Minto Dream Home that is part of the grand prize in the 2013 Dream of a Lifetime L...
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CHEO, OCDSB and The Royal connect parents with mental health experts to talk about suicide, depression, anxiety and bullying
25/09/2013
In honour of World Mental Health Day, CHEO, OCDSB and The Royal, are pleased to present a free information ...
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CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery 2013
16/09/2013
Organizers of the 2013 Dream of a Lifetime Lottery are not only offering more incredible prizes than ever before, they are also offering an additional way to win big ...
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New playground at CHEO will aid learning for children with autism spectrum disorder
15/09/2013
 CHEO and the CHEO Foundation today proudly unveiled a new play structure at the Autism Program site at the Industrial Avenue Centre. ...
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CHEO facelift brings smile to young patients: CHEO and CHEO Foundation unveil $600,000 renovations
05/09/2013
CHEO and the CHEO Foundation today proudly unveiled a newly renovated in-patient unit for children and youth at CHEO being treated for cancer...
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Study provides best data yet on developmental problems in extremely premature infants
26/08/2013
Researchers from Ottawa, Canada, have pooled data from more than 700 children who were born extremely prematurely to come up with...
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CHEO and The Royal continue to report record demand for mental health services
22/08/2013
CHEO and The Royal are continuing to see an unprecedented demand for child and youth mental health services. ...
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A first in Canada, Ontario newborns to be screened for fatal but curable genetic disorder
20/08/2013
Imagine being able to save a baby’s life with a simple test for a deadly illness
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CHEO physician named to federal cabinet
16/07/2013
Ottawa, July 15 – The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is pleased to congratulate physician Dr. Kellie Leitch on her appointment today to federal ca...
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Ottawa Public Health and CHEO advise residents to update immunization records
15/07/2013
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) are encouraging residents to ensure their measles immunizations ...
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Research shows that vitamin D levels drop after pediatric heart surgery, increasing sickness
26/06/2013
Until now, no research has been conducted on the importance of vitamin D supplementation in children with congenital heart disease (CHD). ...
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When it comes to health care and your child, imagine if…
10/06/2013

CHEO has unveiled an ambitious new strategic plan that will mean the difference between “great” and “greatest” care for kids, youth and families

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Be a Hero for CHEO
04/06/2013
Picture this. You’re a child stuck in your hospital bed with a serious illness and all you want to do is play outside. Suddenly, you catch a glimpse of Spiderma...
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CHEO seeks three volunteers to join its Board of Trustees
04/06/2013
CHEO is currently recruiting three community leaders to join its Board of Trustees....
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CHEO volunteer of the year helps the medicine go down
29/05/2013
Eight volunteers, including two university students, have been rewarded for their hundreds of hours helping kids and families feel better while receiving care at the ...
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Active Healthy Kids Canada Releases 2013 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
21/05/2013
With a steady rise in the use of the car, and a strong decline in kids getting to and from school and after school activities on their own steam, we have to ask ourse...
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Canadian Gene Cure Foundation presents Champions of Genetics award to Dr. Faraz Farooq
08/05/2013

The Canadian Gene Cure Foundation (CGCF), in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) through its Institute of Genetics, is pleased to announce the awarding of ...
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Canadian Gene Cure Foundation honours Dr. Alex MacKenzie as a 2013 Champion of Genetics
08/05/2013

The Canadian Gene Cure Foundation (CGCF), a national, charitable foundation committed to enabling Canadians to lead the world in the discovery and advancement of cures for inherited dise...
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Statement from Alex Munter on Nursing Week 2013
06/05/2013
One of my earliest mentors was the late Marion Dewar, an RN who subsequently became mayor of Ottawa. There were many things I loved about Marion – most of all h...
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CHEO's new healing garden to help kids be their healthiest
22/04/2013
In celebration of Earth Day, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is breaking ground to create a new outdoor Healing Garden. ...
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Immunization is safe. Help protect yourself and your loved ones by ensuring yours are up to date!
22/04/2013
This week is Immunization Awareness Week. Ottawa Public Health (OPH) and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) are reminding residents to check your...
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CHEO’s Dr. Genevieve Moineau named AFMC CEO
22/04/2013
CHEO is proud to announce that its own Dr. Genevieve Moineau was recently named the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Faculties of Medic...
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Shopify and Youth Net/Réseau Ado are teaming up to engage Ottawa youth with #Inspire2013
10/04/2013
Shopify and Youth Net/Réseau Ado are announcing the #Inspire2013 event designed to help young people use their creativity to overcome adversity. ...
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Statement by Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario President and CEO Alex Munter concerning UNICEF Report Card on Child Well-Being in Rich Countries
10/04/2013
CHEO President and CEO Alex Munter issued the following statement concerning UNICEF’s report Card on Child Well-Being in Rich Countries:...
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CHEO 2013 Healthy Kids Awards Recognize Six Community Leaders
21/03/2013

The 2013 CHEO Healthy Kids Awards ceremony, happening today, is the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario’s (CHEO) way of recognizing individuals, pro...
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CHEO Continues to Enhance Patient Safety
11/03/2013
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has recently launched two new initiatives – a patient safety ambassadors program and a family-activated ...
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CHEO supports new Ontario strategy to fight childhood obesity
04/03/2013
As co-chair of Ontario’s Healthy Kids Panel – which recently released its report on the growing problem of childhood obesity – CHEO’s chi...
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CHEO Proud To Be Recognized As A Top Employer in Region
13/02/2013

CHEO has again been recognized as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers for 2013.

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for Obesity Research Expert
07/02/2013

Dr. Mark Tremblay Honoured for the Promotion of Physical Activity

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Minister of Health, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Visits CHEO
05/02/2013
Met with the front line staff and physicians who are developing the Electronic Health Record (EHR). ...
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More Ontario Women Give Birth Later In Life
17/01/2013

More women in Ontario are giving birth later in life – according to a new report from BORN Ontario.

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Grand Prize winner announced in CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery
09/01/2013
Earlier today the draws were made for the first and second prizes in the 2012 edition of CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery. ...
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Government of Ontario Invests in Renovation of CHEO’s Surgical Facilities; reduces wait times
08/01/2013
Premier Dalton McGuinty was at the hospital today to make the announcement. ...
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