Toss it: Romaine lettuce contaminated by E. coli, health agency warns
The Public Health Agency is warning Canadians to throw out and not consume products containing Romaine lettuce.
Ottawa Public Health hopes for lighter flu season, more effective vaccine
Public health officials look to Australia to predict our flu season – this year looks like it will be moderate.
Getting the flu shot: The rates are low in Ontario
An American pharmacy is giving coupons to customers who get the flu shot – Ottawa’s health care community weighs in. [Photo © Kasey Kirkup]
New Ottawa vegan eatery aims to cut greenhouse gases one meat-free meal at a time
Copper Branch is part of a growing number of plant-based restaurants opening in Ottawa. These businesses are catering to the one-in-10 Canadian diners who consider themselves vegan or vegetarian.
This bites: Cool weather not slowing hungry ticks in Ottawa
Lyme-carrying black-legged ticks creeping closer to the city than ever before.
[Photo Courtesy of By Scott Bauer, U.S. Department of Agriculture]
Ottawa health experts applaud as Weight Watchers sheds the ‘weight’
Ottawa health experts weigh-in on the change as part of a trend toward wellness in the health industry.
Becoming a bee city could be a sweet deal for Ottawa
City staff are looking into what it would take for Ottawa to become a bee-friendly city.
City holding cannabis information nights for parents
The City of Ottawa is offering information sessions on cannabis use this week.
Cannabis can impair driving five hours after consumption: study
A new study suggests that people shouldn’t drive after consuming cannabis for six hours.