Ethnocultural seniors want better resources to combat elder abuse
While Canada’s population is both aging and becoming increasingly multicultural, Ottawa seniors are saying current resources on elder abuse are not enough.
Recording device in hospital waiting room not a privacy violation, says Ontario commissioner
A camera in an Ottawa Hospital waiting room counted how many views TV ads received but did not record personal information or personal health information, according to the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.
Carleton not banning vaping yet as disturbing health issues arise
Responding to recent reports of vape-related lung illnesses and deaths in the U.S. and Canada, Carleton University’ s policies on vaping will continue to align with government regulations and won’t — at least for now — include the kind of campus-wide prohibition being implemented by other universities and colleges. Carleton’s…
Record number of donors trim their hair for cancer research
Hundreds turn out to the ninth annual Hair Donation Ottawa event.
Remembering Rudhro: Family hopes memorial walk will raise asthma awareness
Health Canada releases a report outlining an increase of deaths in Ontario due to respiratory issues.
Where there is smoke: The pros and cons of vaping
First some history For the past decade, e-cigarettes have grown in popularity since they were first introduced in the mid-2000s. As an example of their popularity, the BBC has reported that the number of vapers worldwide rose from seven million in 2011 to 41 million in 2018. The invention of…
University of Ottawa lab takes aim at cancer stem cells
Dr. Yannick Benoit is focusing his research on cancer stem cells.
LGBTQ2S project wants to bring students and seniors in Ottawa under the same roof
By connecting mature students with senior citizens, a homesharing pilot project will connect students seeking affordable rooms to rent with seniors living alone.
Meet Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden Ottawa’s ovarian cancer crusader
Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden is working hard to stop ovarian cancer from appearing in the first place.