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Feature Articles

Two seniors walking outside
Preventing falls: Evidence-based tips for seniors and older adults

Falls don’t have to be a normal part of aging. Follow these evidence-based prevention tips and feel more steady on your feet.

Wayne Herrick, swimming, touches a dolphin’s chin with his hand.
Cochlear implants: a potential solution to hearing loss when hearing aids aren’t enough

Wayne Herrick had cochlear implant surgery at The Ottawa Hospital after struggling for years with hearing aids. Now, thanks to his cochlear implants, Wayne is back to enjoying his active life.

Bjarne Nielsen (left) and his daughter in the rehabilitation gym
Pushing limits: Canadian soldier leads incredible life before and after IED blast

When an IED in Afghanistan caused significant injuries to Sgt. Bjarne Nielsen’s body, his recovery journey led him to specialized rehabilitation at The Ottawa Hospital.

Mallorca, Spain
Dream vacation becomes nightmare after COVID-19 strikes

Sun and sand turned to fear and uncertainty when Jim and Joanne Booth, married for 57 years, tested positive for COVID-19 in March 2020. Read about their journey back home to receive life-saving care at The Ottawa Hospital.

Mairi Brascoupé (left) and Simon Brascoupé standing in front of the land acknowledgement sign that features their original artwork.
Original artwork by Simon Brascoupé and Mairi Brascoupé presented at the land acknowledgement ceremony for the new Civic development

Learn the public and private story behind the series of four prints recently presented at the site of the new Civic development.

Two members of the dental clinic standing in a dental exam room at The Ottawa Hospital.
Dental clinic provides much more than dental care to patients with autism, cancer and other complex health-care needs

Jean-Marc Lang has autism, epilepsy, a severe developmental delay and ritualistic behaviours that mimic obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Where do people with complex health-care needs go for dental care when and ordinary dental clinic just won’t do? For many people in Ottawa and region, the answer is The Ottawa Hospital Dental Clinic.

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