Risk of children swallowing nicotine liquid in vapes means national poison hotline needed, public health says
Ottawa Public Health is recommending the federal government enact a national poison control hotline, amid concerns that children are swallowing liquid nicotine found in vapes.
Dog experts stress health awareness for short-nosed breeds as they become more popular in Ottawa
Flat-faced dog breeds are becoming more popular in Ottawa, but experts say that there are serious health issues of which would-be owners should be aware.
The Salvation Army shelter debate enters new phase
Concerned residents challenge the city’s plans for a 350-bed men’s only homeless shelter in Vanier before a provincial tribunal this month.
Ottawa rethinks recreation for aging, diverse downtown residents
City review aimed at making programs downtown more culturally diverse, better serving aging population.
Testing shows Ottawa resident doesn’t have coronavirus
The population at risk of the novel coronavirus are people who have a travel history or a connection to someone who was ill after travel, according to Ottawa’s Chief Medical Officer of Health.
The art of healing: Ottawa cardiac patients take heart from ceiling-tile paintings
The Ottawa Heart Institute has asked artists to paint ceiling tiles to help patients heal.
Ottawa woman claims relief from Lyme with bee venom
Those living with Lyme disease face very little options when it comes to treatment. Bee venom therapy is on the rise and could potentially help treat the degenerative disease.