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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.

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.

Stephen Rawlings put ribbons on medals
Familiar Faces Engraving supports people recovering from brain injuries

For the past 18 years, Familiar Faces Engraving – a trophy shop in Ottawa – has quietly offered volunteer opportunities to people from The Ottawa Hospital’s Robin Easey Centre, who are recovering from brain injuries and looking to return to the workforce.

Marissa Lithopoulos
Researchers share passion for science with youth

Marissa Lithopoulos has always had a passion for science. “My favourite show growing up was ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy.’ I knew I wanted to be just like him one day.” She began delivering hands-on science activities in classrooms as part of the Let’s Talk Science outreach program in 2014 and has been hooked ever since.

Paul Johanis, President of the Greenspace Alliance
Community Engagement Group helps build ownership for the new campus

Building a new, modern health and research centre in the heart of Ottawa is about health care and about the community. A key part of involving the public is creating the new Campus Engagement Group, which met for the first time in May to take a deep dive into the issues most important to the public.

Linda Ferro
Fresh air and gardens improve mental health: natural remedies for patients and staff

Extensive research consistently finds positive connections between mental health, experiencing nature and taking breaks outdoors. That’s why The Ottawa Hospital’s new campus will have space for gardens, walking paths and contemplative areas – for patients and staff.

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