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Finding information about your health shouldn’t be complicated. Healthy Tomorrows is a collection of health stories, insights and tips from experts at The Ottawa Hospital to help you and your family live healthier lives.

patient performs a wheelie in a wheelchair supported by physiotherapist Melanie White (left). Lodi Sculthrope stands in a harness being supported by Andrea Chase (right).
Sex education and wheelies: Spinal cord injury patients receive more equitable access to care during rehabilitation

What people with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) learn about sex, wheelchair skills and more isn’t the same everywhere. A new program at The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre is taking on sex education and other key topics to help make sure SCI patients get the information they want and need.

Students and hospital staff with roses.
University students give roses to hospital staff on Valentine’s Day

CU and UO Smile club members deliver 400 roses to front-line staff at The Ottawa Hospital to show their gratitude this Valentine’s Day.

TOH Staff is standing beside the Thank you banner
Our community thanks staff at The Ottawa Hospital

From school children to celebrities to first responders and the public, thousands of people continue to say ‘thank you” for all you have done for our community. Take a look!

Annika Scrivens (left) and Julia van Wesenbeeck
Leadership students make ‘get well’ cards for patients

Elementary school students make cards for patients at The Ottawa Hospital.

Ceporah Evic (red jacket) and Vanessa Evic (purple jacket)
The Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Senators team up to lift spirits of Inuit cancer patients

Patients travelling far from home for cancer treatment can feel isolated, but The Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Senators are working together to help lift patients’ spirits and give them an experience they will never forget.

six 11-year-olds holding a giant cheque
Philanthropy has no age limits: six 11-year-olds raised money for breast cancer research

Generosity has no age limits. Six Ottawa children presented their $247.95 donation for breast cancer research at the Rose Ages Breast Health Centre. The neighbourhood friends found clever ways to raise money by raking leaves, cutting grass, selling lemonade, and shoveling snow.

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