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Ottawa area hospitals take measures to protect against winter viruses
15/12/2014
Local hospitals in Ottawa are asking for the community’s support in reducing the spread of infection during high season. ...
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CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery SOLD OUT
12/12/2014

The CHEO Foundation has announced that all tickets for the 2014 Dream of a Lifetime Lottery have been sold

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CHEO Opens New Concussion Clinic
10/12/2014

CHEO has opened a concussion clinic to treat children and youth suffering from symptoms that persist for more than a month following a head injury.

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Researchers identify genetic mutation responsible for a serious disorder common in Inuit people
01/12/2014
Researchers have identified the cause for a disorder common in Inuit people that prevents the absorption of sucrose, causing gastrointestinal distress and failure to ...
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CHEO Named One of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures
21/11/2014

CHEO is proud to be named one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures – joining the ranks of Mount Sinai Hospital, World Vision, Whistler, The Princess Margaret Cancer F...
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Social factors important to child and youth health in Eastern Ontario, CHEO report says
19/11/2014
A new report by CHEO focuses on social factors like poverty, housing, education and health behaviors that have a major influence on child and youth health and well-be...
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CHEO partners with the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa to protect children from abuse and neglect
19/11/2014

CHEO is working with the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) of Ottawa to help protect the well-being of the region’s most vulnerable children

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CHEO and CTV launch Healthy Kids Awards and health series
12/11/2014
Do you know an individual, organization or program that goes the ‘extra mile’ to keep kids healthy and active?...
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Children’s Hospital in Canada’s Capital Launches Legal Challenge of Gene Patent In Order To Protect Patient Care
03/11/2014
CHEO launched a legal challenge today against the U.S. patent holders of genes related to a rare heart disorder. The legal action, a first in Canada, focuses on wheth...
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Youth Net/Réseau Ado marks 20 years of changing young lives
16/10/2014

This week marks 20 years of success for a life-changing program at CHEO. Youth Net/Réseau Ado was born in 1994

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CHEO is taking extra precautions to prevent spread of respiratory viruses
24/09/2014

CHEO announced extra precautions today on its 4 East medical unit, to help prevent the spread of respiratory infections.

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CHEO and OCDSB connect parents with experts to talk about anxiety
23/09/2014
CHEO, in conjunction with OCDSB is pleased to present our annual free information session for parents on the subject of anxiety. ...
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New tool to help parents find resources for pre/post-natal care
17/09/2014

BORN Ontario, at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), is excited to launch its new interactive resource map this week.

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Dream big and help the little ones at CHEO - CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery unveils its exciting prize packages!
15/09/2014
Today marked the launch 2014 Dream of a Lifetime Lottery, offering more incredible prizes than ever before, including the return of the popular 50/50 Cash Draw.
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CHEO and The Royal continue to see record demand for mental health services
03/09/2014

CHEO and The Royal continue to see a record demand for mental health services, according to their annual “mental health report card” issued today.

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CHEO-Based Study Indicates a Lack of Resources for Child Sleep Disorders in Canada
02/09/2014

The latest issue of Paediatrics and Child Health features a CHEO-based study on resources for sleep disorders, which the work of CHEO’s Dr. Sherri Katz and Dr. Nicholas Barrowman. ...
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New video shows parents how to take the hurt out of newborns’ blood tests
26/08/2014

Every newborn baby gets a heel prick in the first day or two of life to screen for congenital illnesses. This potentially life-saving blood test is painful to babies

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Ontario celebrates first anniversary of “bubble boy” testing, as new study shows it is twice as common among newborns
20/08/2014
Newborn Screening Ontario, based at CHEO, this month celebrates the first anniversary of screening newborns across the province for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency ...
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Taking a Stand: balancing the BENEFITS and RISKS of physical activity in children
19/08/2014

The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology took a stand on the promotion of childhood physical activity and published their position and recommendations

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CHEO embraces new technology to reduce specialist care wait list
14/08/2014

CHEO is launching a new eConsult service that will help shorten wait times and improve access to medical expertise.

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First comprehensive pediatric concussion guidelines, available now
25/06/2014

Pediatric emergency medicine researchers at CHEO together with ONF today launch the first comprehensive pediatric concussion guidelines.

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Dr. Simon Davidson appointed senior advisor on mental health policy to Partners for Mental Health and CHEO
19/06/2014

PFMH and CHEO are excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Simon Davidson as Senior Advisor on Mental Health Policy

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Canadian physicians lack knowledge and confidence about breastfeeding
11/06/2014

The results of a national research project to assess breastfeeding knowledge, confidence, beliefs, and attitudes of Canadian physicians are available today

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Outcomes of a 2-year national rare disease gene discovery project
05/06/2014

As part of the Finding of Rare Disease Genes (FORGE) research project, Canadian researchers have developed an expertise in understanding the underlying biology of rare childhood disorder...
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31st Annual CHEO Telethon on CTV Ottawa Airs This Weekend
03/06/2014
This Saturday and Sunday we invite you to be a SuperHERO for CHEO during the CHEO Telethon on CTV Ottawa. Watch, call and donate ...
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New app lets you bring out your inner SuperHERO in support of the kids at CHEO!!
30/05/2014
The CHEO Foundation’s “Be a SuperHERO for CHEO” campaign in support of the 2014 CHEO Telethon is getting a social media boost with...
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CHEO’s first open house will be educational and fun for all ages
29/05/2014
Have you ever wanted to ask a neurosurgeon what it’s like to perform brain surgery? CHEO’s open house on Sat, June 7 — part of Doors Open Ottawa ...
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CHEO doctor wins national award for mobile health innovation
21/05/2014
Local pediatric surgeon and entrepreneur Dr. Matthew Bromwich accepted the “TELUS Award for mHealth Innovation” at the 29th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation...
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CHEO opens new epilepsy monitoring unit to improve patient care and reduce wait times
12/05/2014
On May 12, CHEO’s new epilepsy monitoring unit will welcome its first patient for a short stay that will help physicians better assess and refine ...
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CHEO receives 6 out of 11 Canadian Paediatric Society Awards
06/05/2014
CHEO physicians and researchers were named 6 times when the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) announced its 2014 award winners today....
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CHEO ranked top hospital in Ontario for inpatient pediatric care, 2nd year in a row
03/05/2014

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has been named the top hospital in Ontario for pediatric inpatient satisfaction for the second year in a row.

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CHEO seeks volunteers to join its Board of Trustees & Board Sub-Committees
17/04/2014
CHEO is currently recruiting community leaders to join its Board of Trustees and Board Sub-Committees...
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Celebrating Our CHEO Volunteers
07/04/2014
Did you know that 450 dedicated volunteers donate more than 28,000 hours of their time to us every year?...
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New screening tool to diagnose common sleep problem in children
01/04/2014
Clinical investigators at CHEO have developed a new screening tool to help diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in children...
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CHEO Honours Winners of Healthy Kids Awards
26/03/2014
CHEO will host its fourth annual Healthy Kids Awards ceremony this evening....
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Ottawa researcher receives international award for obesity research
25/03/2014
At the International Congress on Obesity held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia last week, Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput from the Healthy Active Living and Obesity (HALO) research...
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Nurses are effective at treating a common arm injury in young children, although not as successful as physicians
24/03/2014
A clinical trial to determine if nurses in the emergency department could reduce "pulled elbows" ...
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Ottawa researchers find new pathway connected to Type 2 diabetes
19/03/2014
Scientists at the CHEO Research Institute have discovered a cellular pathway that is responsible for keeping blood sugar levels low in obese or pre-diabetic people, a...
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Measles Update - March 10, 2014
11/03/2014
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is investigating a second reported case of measles who was in contact with the case reported on March 5th ...
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Confirmed case of measles in Ottawa
06/03/2014
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is investigating a lab-confirmed case of measles in an unimmunized child. The patient acquired the illness during travel to the Philippines...
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First of its kind web portal to bolster research and treatment for rare diseases
28/02/2014

A new web portal – PhenomeCentral – is being launched today to connect clinicians and scientists worldwide in an effort to speed the discovery of genes...
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Heads-up from CHEO on extra-long wait in Emergency Department
26/02/2014
CHEO is seeing an unusually high number of patients in its Emergency department and cautions the community to expect ‎extra long wait times, particularly in the...
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Ottawa Researchers Discover New Combination Therapy to Kill Cancer
27/01/2014
Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada and is responsible for about 30% of all deaths, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. ...
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CHEO recommends measures to protect against winter viruses
27/01/2014
Given high levels of virus activity in the community this winter season, CHEO is reminding parents of ways to protect the health of their families ...
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Big winners announced in CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery
08/01/2014
Earlier today the draws were made for the first and second prizes in the 2013 edition of CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery. ...
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