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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.

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Top five reasons to get tested for hepatitis

Hepatitis is a serious condition that may not have any signs or symptoms. Here are our top five reasons to get tested for hepatitis.

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Prevent skin cancer: How to check your skin for signs of melanoma

Checking your skin for signs of skin cancer can help you detect and treat it early. Learn how to check for melanoma properly with tips from Dr. Jennifer Beecker, dermatologist at The Ottawa Hospital.

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Does expired sunscreen still work? Straightforward answers to your burning sunscreen questions

Sunscreen helps protect your skin against skin cancer (including melanoma) and skin damage, but do you really know how to use it correctly? From whether you can use expired sunscreen, to whether people with darker skin need to use it at all, Dr. Jennifer Beecker, a dermatologist at The Ottawa Hospital, has some surprising answers to a full spectrum of sunscreen questions.

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The truth about COVID toe and ten tips to help you keep your feet healthy indoors

COVID toe was once thought to be a symptom of COVID-19, but research suggests the painful red lesions on your feet are more likely caused by something else.

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Plant-based diets: Tips from a dietitian

Should you eat a plant-based diet? Amy MacDonald, a Registered Dietitian at The Ottawa Hospital explains what a plant-based diet is, how it could protect and improve your health, and how you can get started eating more plants today.

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COVID-19: How to deal with uncertainty

Uncertainty is a common feeling when it comes to COVID-19. When will I be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine? When will I be able to see my family and friends in person again? Dr. Julie Beaulac, Clinical, Health, and Rehabilitation Psychologist at The Ottawa Hospital, has strategies to help you deal with uncertainty.

This website gives you common facts, advice and tips. Some of it may not apply to you. Please talk to your doctor, nurse or other health-care team member to see if this information will work for you. They can also answer your questions and concerns.