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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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Virtual Schwartz Rounds
Introducing a new kind of grand rounds that supports staff and physician wellness

Caring for our staff and physicians is essential to delivering quality care to our patients and their families. A new virtual open forum series has created a safe space for our caregivers to connect with their colleagues and receive emotional support during challenging times.

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How changing your thoughts can improve your sleep

Psychologists from The Ottawa Hospital go beyond typical sleep hygiene tips to explain how trying to change your thoughts can help you sleep better.

Biking to work in winter
A guide to biking to work… in winter

Commuting by bike has an array of health benefits for both you and the planet. Just because winter’s here doesn’t mean you have to stop. Learn how to get started cycling to work year round.

A blood glucose meter.
Type 2 diabetes: Warning signs, risk reduction and support

On the 100th anniversary of Canada’s discovery of insulin, diabetes is on the rise. Recognizing the common risk factors can help you reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which makes up 90 percent of cases.

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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.