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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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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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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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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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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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CHEO scientist discovers new gene for Joubert syndrome
22/12/2011
Dr. Kym Boycott, a researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, used next-generation sequencing to identify a new gene that causes Joubert Syndrome...
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Let’s Keep Emergency for Emergencies
20/12/2011
With the Holiday Season only a few days away, emergency physicians from all local hospitals wish to remind everyone to plan ahead to protect their health and to avoid...
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CHEO issues final update on C. difficile
01/12/2011
CHEO is pleased to announce that it has returned to normal operations on its 4 North unit. ...
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CHEO issues update on C. difficile
28/11/2011
CHEO managing only one case of C. difficile on 4 North....
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Mental Health Experts Reach Out to Parents in Renfrew County
28/11/2011
Experts in mental health invite parents in Pembroke and Renfrew County to a free information session. ...
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TREES OF HOPE FOR THE CHILDREN AT CHEO
22/11/2011

On Monday, November 28th, the Fairmont Chât...
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CHEO Urges Community to Remember That Middle Childhood Matters
21/11/2011
Middle childhood is when kids often take their first real steps towards independence. ...
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CHEO issues update on C. difficile
21/11/2011

CHEO now managing only one case of C. difficile
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New Global Child Health curriculum allows Canadian doctors to care beyond borders without leaving home
21/11/2011
Health experts identify gap in medical trainee programs ...
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CHEO issues update on C. difficile
14/11/2011
The next update will be provided on November 21st....
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CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery Early Bird Deadline
09/11/2011
DEADLINE FOR EARLY BIRD DREAMS JUST 10 DAYS AWAY ...
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CHEO scientist advances biotherapeutics as published in Cancer Cell
08/11/2011
First to discover probe human genome to augment oncolytic t...
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CHEO Managing Three Cases of C. Difficile
03/11/2011
CHEO working closely with Ottawa Public Health and taking all the necessary steps to stop further spread of this infection....
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Scotiabank and ScotiaMcLeod make major donation to CHEO’s BIG STEPS Campaign
26/10/2011
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“Let’s talk about suicide, depression and bullying”
21/10/2011
CHEO, The Royal and OCDSB Reach Out To Parents ...
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CHEO Announces Winners of the 2011 “Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital” awards
19/10/2011

A program that recognizes and honours those who contribute meaningfully to the community.

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National Conference on Key Child and Youth Healthcare Issues
13/10/2011
Exploring the Future of Children's Health Care - What Can We Expect? How Do We Prepare? ...
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CHEO Appoints Alex Munter as new CEO
12/10/2011
Munter brings to the role more than 20 years of leadership in health and social services, and an incredible passion for he...
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CHEO Foundation unveils new Recognition Wall to salute loyal supporters
12/10/2011
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CHEO and OCDSB Reach Out To New Parents
05/10/2011

Free Information Session, Monday, October 24, 2011

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Media event to announce Major Gift to CHEO’s BIG STEPS Campaign and CHEO Research Awards Presentation
01/10/2011
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Time To Start Dreaming!
15/09/2011
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CHEO Introduces Free Information Series for Parents in the Community
01/09/2011
CHEO will host six evening events rolled out over the 2011/2012 school year -- each covering both physical and mental health topics for a s...
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Your kids, Your Trust, Our Calling
25/08/2011

We are pleased to present our 2010/2011 Annual Report to the Community

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New ABA Services and Supports for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
27/07/2011
The Autism program at CHEO, in partnership with the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Center, is happy to announce that the Ministry of Childr...
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CHEO Teddy Bears’ Picnic cancelled due to weather
24/06/2011
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June 13th Deadline of Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital Awards Approaches
07/06/2011
Do you know a coach, teacher, program or organization who should be nominated for the $1,500 prize? ...
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CHEO Doctors to Hold First Live Twitter Chat to Share Health Info
31/05/2011

#CHEOchat to Take Place Sunday During CHEO Telethon

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From desk to couch: Canadian children and youth missing out on prime physical activity time after school
26/04/2011
School’s out, do you know what your kids are doing? You may want to think again if you believe they are being physically active. ...
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CHEO seeks three volunteers to join its Board of Trustees
21/04/2011

CHEO is currently recruiting for three community leaders to join its Board of Trustees, replacing three trustees who will be stepping down at the end of June when their terms are complet...
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CHEO Puts Out Call for Adult Volunteers with Daytime Availability
14/04/2011
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is currently seeking adult volunteers with daytime availability ...
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CHEO President and CEO Steps Down, CHEO Begins Executive Search
06/04/2011
Drawing towards the end of his five-year term ...
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CHEO Launches 2011 Edition of Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital Awards
04/04/2011
Before an active audience of parents and kids, CHEO launched the 2011 edition of the Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital...
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CHEO Welcomes Dr. Ciarán Duffy as New Chief of Department of Pediatrics
04/04/2011

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CHEO Releases Quality Improvement Plan
01/04/2011
In accordance with the Excellent Care for All Act (ECFAA), the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is publicly releasing it...
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CHEO to launch 2011 Edition of “Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital” Awards
31/03/2011
Members of the media are invited to join parents, kids and CHEO representatives at the launch of the 2011 edition of the “Let’s...
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CHEO Thanks Community for Its Support During Unprecedented Peak Season
29/03/2011
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) would like to thank the community for its on-going understanding and support ...
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THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL & CHEO LOTTERY is back for a fourth amazing year!
22/03/2011
The Ottawa Hospital Foundation and CHEO Foundation have put together another spectacular prize line up and the 2011 Ottawa Hospital & CHEO Lottery is underway. Ea...
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CHEO’s Emergency Department Off to Busiest-Ever Start to the Year
28/02/2011
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has seen a record-high number of patients in its Emergency department so far this year. ...
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CHEO Study Shows Effectiveness of YouTube as Tool for Clinical Diagnosis
24/02/2011
Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) have completed a study showing how YouTube can significantly help sp...
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Ottawa medical researchers awarded close to $20M by CIHR
23/02/2011
Researchers affiliated with the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), the University of Ottawa Heart Instit...
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Government of Canada boosts efforts to find treatments for pediatric cancers and rare genetic disorders
22/02/2011
Two new research teams of top doctors and scientists from across Canada will embark on an ambitious goal to identify the genes that cause the most challenging types o...
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CHEO Psychologists Invite Parents and Caregivers to Special Evening of Information
11/02/2011
CHEO Psychologists Invite Parents & Caregivers to Special Evening of Information... 
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CHEO Opens Healthy Active Living Centre for Obese Children
11/02/2011
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First Nursing Research Chair at CHEO Reinforces Commitment to Quality Care for Kids
10/02/2011

OTTAWA – February 10, 2011 The Children...
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CHEO Opens Centre for Healthy Active Living
09/02/2011
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) today unveiled its new Healthy Active Living Centre, a regional assessment and trea...
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CHEO Encourages Diabetic Parents to Have Kids Screened
09/02/2011

New Program Focuses on Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

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CHEO Promotes Helmet Awareness During Winterlude
03/02/2011
With Winterlude just around the corner CHEO reminds all parents and children that helmets can prevent head injuries when skating on the Rideau Canal Skateway. ...
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New Game Makes Medicine Taste Better
02/02/2011
CHEO, McGill Introduce Fun Tool to Help Children Take Their Medication...
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CHEO and Montfort ERs Seeing More Patients Sooner
02/02/2011
McGuinty Government Helping Reduce ER Wait Times
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New Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines released - Children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity per day and adults 150 minutes per week
24/01/2011

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Low-income children with IBD more likely to undergo surgery than their wealthier counterparts
13/01/2011
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CHEO, The Royal and YSB join forces to improve mental health services for youth in crisis
06/01/2011
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (The Royal) and the Youth Servic...
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HALO Challenges People to LIVE RIGHT NOW
04/01/2011
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Increased consumption of folic acid can reduce birth defects but blood levels in Canadians are now high
20/12/2010

Folic acid can reduce birth defects including neural tube defects, congenital heart disease and oral clefts but some speculate high intakes of folic acid may be as...
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CHEO Annual Halloween Celebration
26/10/2010
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The OCCCA honours Child Care Community Pioneer
18/10/2010
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CHEO Challenges Municipal Candidates to Take a Stand on Local Housing
08/10/2010
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), along with the Ottawa Child/Youth Housing Advocacy Initiative (OCHAI), is encou...
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CHEO announces the winners of the 2010 “Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital” awards
14/09/2010
CHEO announces the winners of the 2010 “Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital” awards -- a program developed to recognize and honour those who contri...
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Taking action to improve child and youth mental health in Ontario
27/08/2010
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CHEO Promotes Increased Vigilance During “Pool and Swimming season”
20/07/2010
As temperatures are reaching all-time highs and people flock to pools and beaches to get a reprieve from the heat, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)...
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Going Above and Beyond Because We Care: CHEO's Annual Report to the Community 2009
15/07/2010
CHEO is pleased to pres...
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CHEO Promotes Increased Vigilance during "Pool and Swimming Season"
13/07/2010
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) would like to remind all parents, caregivers and children to practice safe swimming ...
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CHEO Teddy Bears’ Picnic Happens Tomorrow!
25/06/2010
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Ottawa Hospital and CHEO Lottery Early Bird Winner
24/06/2010
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Raising the Bar
08/06/2010
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Local School Children Receive Free Bicycle Helmets
01/06/2010
Join us on June 3rd as 160 students from John Paul II Catholic School in Ottawa each receive a free bike helmet....
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CHEO doctor develops iPhone app to treat vertigo
06/05/2010
A doctor at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario has developed an iPhone application to treat a form of vertigo or dizziness. As seen on CTV news ...
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Mike Fisher Joins CHEO Team as Honourary Ambassador of CHEO’s BIGS STEPS Campaign
21/04/2010
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Ottawa Police team up with Youth Net/Réseau Ado to raise awareness about youth mental health
12/04/2010
The Ottawa Police Service along with Youth Net/Réseau Ado have launched a series of communicati...
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Media Invitation: Ottawa Police team up with Youth Net/Réseau Ado to raise awareness about youth mental health
08/04/2010
Ottawa Police Service along with Youth Net/Réseau Ado will be launching a series of communicati...
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Recent Canadian Scientific Study Brings Hope for Thousands of Parents
07/04/2010
Heat Recovery Ventilators Prevent Respiratory Disorders in Children...
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CHEO launches “Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital” 2010 Award Program
22/03/2010

The CHEO Board of Trustees announces the launch of a formal, annual awa...
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CHEO launches “Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital” 2010 Award Program
19/03/2010
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CHEO Psychologists Invite Parents and Caregivers to Special Evening of Information
15/03/2010
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CHEO Seeing Unexpected Volumes in Emergency; Seeks Community’s Help to Reduce Wait Times
18/02/2010
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is currently seeing a significant increase in patients in its Emer...
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CHEO Seeing Increased Volumes in Emergency; Seeks Community’s Help to Reduce Wait Times
18/02/2010
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is currently seeing a significant increase in patients in its Emergency department....
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CHEO Helps Provide Peace of Mind to Parents of Kids with Head Injuries
10/02/2010
The CHEO Research Institute led a team from ten paediatric teaching hospitals across Canada who created a new tool to better assess the n...
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CHEO Promotes Helmet Awareness During Winterlude
04/02/2010
With the 32nd edition of Winterlude just around the corner, CHEO would like to remind all parents and children that helmets can prevent h...
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Helmet Safety at Winterlude
28/01/2010
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Bal de neige et le port des casques
27/01/2010
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CHEO Provides Tips for a Safe Holiday
21/12/2009
OTTAWA – Holidays are a wonderful time for families and friends to gather and celebrate special times tog...
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New CEO at the CHEO Research Institute
29/10/2009
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CHEO Enacts Next Steps in Pandemic Plan
27/10/2009
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New Study Looks at Re-Identification Risks of Hospital Pharmacy Prescription Records
14/10/2009
A recent study found that the information in hospital prescription records can quite easily re-identify patients....
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CHEO Seeing Unexpected Volumes in Emergency; Seeks Community’s Help to Reduce Wait Times
08/10/2009
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is currently seeing a significant increase in patients in its Emergency de...
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CHEO Seeing Unexpected Volumes in Emergency; Seeks Community’s Help to Reduce Wait Times
08/10/2009
OTTAWA – The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is currently seeing a significant increase in patients in its Emergency department compared to ...
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CHEO Research Institute Study Uses Sophisticated Genetic Engineering to Improve Insulin-producing Beta Cells
06/10/2009
A team from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute has identified a protein that inhibits insulin production in mice -- ...
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CHEO BIG STEPS Campaign Hits $10 Million Mark On Way to $25 Million Goal
30/09/2009
The CHEO Foundation is thrilled to announced that it has surpassed the $10 million mark in CHEO’s BIG STEPS Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to r...
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Dream of a Lifetime Lottery Purchasing Available Online!
21/09/2009
OTTAWA – Today the CHEO Foundation announced the...
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CHEO Celebrates Opening of $58 Million Expansion
18/09/2009
Donors, patients, hospital staff and dignitaries joined Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and CHEO President and CEO Michel Bilodeau today to officially open CHEO’...
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CHEO Doubles Hand Hygiene Compliance
02/09/2009
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) today announced a giant step forward in its infection prevention and ...
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CHEO is On the Move!
25/08/2009
CHEO's Emergency Room Moves to New Wing
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Pictogram Program to Help Make It Simpler, Safer to Take Medicine
12/08/2009
CHEO and FIP Make Free Software Available to Pharmacies and Hospitals...
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CHEO Welcomes New Chair to Board of Trustees
30/06/2009
Johanne Levesque has been elected chair of the board of trustees for the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario. ...
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Who’s Looking Through Your Medicine Cabinet?
17/06/2009
CHEO Researcher Looks at Use and Disclosure of Prescription Data...
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CHEO Battles Cancer with Unique “Virus Therapy”
12/06/2009
A scientist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is making exciting progress in the treatment of childhood cancers and brain cancer – moving quickly to...
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Marks improve when kids are active
02/06/2009
Active Healthy Kids Canada Releases 2009 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth...
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Canadian doctors find better treatment for babies with respiratory infection and decrease hospitalization rates
14/05/2009
Canadian pediatricians have found a better way to help babies suffering from a lung infection called bronchiolitis and were able to reduce the number admitted t...
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CHEO launches kids’ social cyberspace in the hospital place
06/05/2009
Introducing 'Upolis,' Canada's first secure online community keeping kids in hospitals connected to each other....
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CHEO Taking Steps to Improve Infection Control
30/04/2009
The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario today announced a series of steps to stop an outbreak of the Rotavirus on one of its patient care units and to furt...
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CN Cycle for CHEO will continue as the Foundation’s Largest Cancer Fundraiser
27/04/2009
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Healthcare Leaders Discuss Impact of Global Economic Crisis
04/03/2009
Round Table Discussion Stresses Importance of Cushioning Effects of Financial Crisis and Learning from Lessons of the Past.


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Premier McGuinty Announces Funding for Development of the Ontario Perinatal Surveillance System (OPSS)
30/01/2009
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty was joined by CHEO patients and their families in marking the announcement of up to $4.6M annually towards the development of ...
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