Did you know that sleeping habits are closely linked to the success of weight loss programs? Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput and the HALO (Healthy Active Living and Obesity) Research team are working hard to help address the obstacles that poor sleep patterns can create for weight loss and to develop immersive programs that benefit youth and address the obesity epidemic.
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The 20th annual #ForTheKids Auction to benefit Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre & Foundation and #CHEO kids was a fantastic night that saw over 200 items auctioned off! Guests were treated to inspiring stories from families that really drove home the importance of CHEO-OCTC and the true value of having access to enriching programs and services. Last night, $117,000 was raised for children...
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The 20th annual ForTheKids Auction to benefit Ottawa Childrens Treatment Centre Foundation
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Adeline loves to play. Being diagnosed with congenital heart disease hasn’t stopped her from being active.

CHEO and the Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance (CCHA) are offering a free Fearless Physical Activity event series for kids and adults with activities from nature walks to yoga to free play that are appropriate for all cardiac patients. The spring session starts this weekend. Visit [...
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Janis Bouck Campeau
Ann Bradberry
We welcomed Mike Weir at Rideau View Golf Club via Skype today to launch the 2017 Mike Weir Miracle Golf Drive for Kids! We're so happy that the Mike Weir Foundation has chosen to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and help CHEO kids & families. The funds collected from this two-day event will support the purchase of a $400,000 life-saving incubator to be used by the Neonatal...
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We welcomed Mike Weir at Rideau View Golf Club via Skype today
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Christine Ann Henderson
CHEO-OCTC staff and physicians seized the opportunity to talk with Premier Kathleen Wynne this morning about her vision for better health outcomes for Ontario’s children, youth and families.
CHEOOCTC staff and physicians seized the opportunity to talk with Premier Kathleen
Brien Devries
Bernita Capstick
Donnalda Tubman
TWO DAYS AWAY: On April 20th, the 20th annual For The Kids Charitable Auction is on the agenda! Don't miss an enticing and exciting night in support of Ottawa Children's Treatment Centre & Foundation and #CHEO kids! Find out how you can be a part of this historically entertaining night: [ Cheofoundation.com Link ]
TWO DAYS AWAY On April 20th the 20th annual For The Kids
Katherine Dines
After finding all the hidden chocolate this Easter, get ready to relax and take in the beautiful and majestic sounds of Mozart’s Great Mass in C Minor with the Ottawa Classical Choir. On April 29, they come together for a memorable evening of music and you help #CHEO kids when you purchase tickets using this special link. Hop over and grab your tickets today!
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After finding all the hidden chocolate this Easter get ready to relax
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common fatal genetic condition affecting Canadian children and young adults. At CHEO, we monitor about 120 CF patients. Patients like Victoria, who was diagnosed with CF at 3 years old. Victoria is hoping for a cure.
Ann Bradberry
We are sending positive and healing thoughts to our friend Jonathan Pitre and his family today as he undergoes a stem cell transplant in Minnesota. Jonathan's positive outlook, kind spirit and generous nature continues to inspire us all. We thought as part of our message to Jonathan, we would include a #TBT video from the World Junior hockey viewing party he threw on New Year's Eve for CHEO...
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We are sending positive and healing thoughts to our friend Jonathan Pitre

Make 150 Count – Jonathan’s Hockey Party

Jonathan Pitre, from Ottawa, used his $150 to host a Team Canada viewing party at a local children’s hospital. He wanted to do something special for the othe...

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Linda Leslie
MJ Belanger
Diane Dallaire
How many times have we been recognized as a National Capital Region’s Top Employer by Canada's Top 100 Employers? The answer is 6 times! And we're thrilled to receive this honour for 2017. Find out why we're such an awesome place to work and check out the jobs we're hiring for: [ Tinyurl.com Link ]
How many times have we been recognized as a National Capital Regions
Jacques Hébert
Amanda Blanchard
CHEO researcher Dr. Denise Harrison will be live on Parenting In Ottawa's Facebook chat tomorrow (April 13) to talk about how you can help reduce your little one's pain during immunization [ Tinyurl.com Link ]

Check out these videos from her Be Sweet to Babies research team on making needles easier for babies and young children: [ Tinyurl.com Link ]
CHEO researcher Dr Denise Harrison will be live on Parenting In Ottawas
Joane Murphy
Today is #DayofPink! International Day of Pink is a day against bullying, discrimination, homophobia, transphobia and transmisogyny across the world. At CHEO-OCTC we are wearing pink to celebrate diversity. Together lets listen and stand up for anyone affected by bullying and discrimination. Wear pink to show your support! [ Dayofpink.org Link ]
Today is DayofPink International Day of Pink is a day against bullying
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The World Record for longest hair is over 18 feet, but you don’t need to be Rapunzel to be a #hero4cheo! On April 30th, join your community at Algonquin College and participate in the 7th annual Hair Donation Ottawa. Your generous gifts help kids that have experienced hair loss from medical treatments and encourages them to continue being strong & confident, no matter what they going through:...
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Nohad Abou-Hamad
Zoë was only 9 months old when she had her first experience at CHEO. Today she is 18 years old and preparing to leave her CHEO family and transition to adult care. Her mother shares with us what it has meant to her and Zoe to have been cared for by the “world-class people and caring culture” that is CHEO. Read about the wonderful staff that have made this family’s journey so memorable: [...
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Zoë was only 9 months old when she had her first experience
Gill Smith
Valérie Levere
Tina Markland
“I just care about my family more than presents” says 7 year old Noah, who turned his birthdays into a fundraiser for cancer research at CHEO, after his cousin was diagnosed with leukemia. In the last 3 years, Noah has raised more than $2000, which will help our researchers at the forefront of a new immunotherapy technique that could revolutionize how cancer is treated.
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Ruth Teresa
By working together with pediatric urologists both locally and internationally, Dr. Mélise Keays is developing new ways to ensure that the patient voice is heard and there is a standardized way to assess patient satisfaction with treatment. Through direct interviews with patients, Dr. Keays is developing a questionnaire (patient reported outcome measure) that assesses the outcomes that matter...
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Annie Hamel
Cec Hart
Sporting Life 10K Ottawa is more than a race... it's a game changer for many of #CHEO's kids and families - and you can be a part of it!
Barbara Lajeunesse
Manon Levesque
Courtney LeBlanc
Get your Gabriel Pizza #ToonieTuesday groove on! The first Tuesday of every month, #GabesGivesBack and #doughnates $2 from every LG pizza ordered to help the kids and families at #CHEO! For a great cause, call 613-310-7777!
Get your Gabriel Pizza ToonieTuesday groove on The first Tuesday of every
Are you a parent of a baby or toddler who is a cardiology or cardiovascular surgery patient at CHEO? Join us for our new MAPLE MINDS session specifically for little ones and parents. MAPLE MINDS uses a unique blend of mindfulness meditation, yoga, relaxation and other techniques to help little ones feel comforted, safe and soothed while going through treatment and/or surgery. Spots are...
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We would like to celebrate the life and love of our beloved friend and CHEO champion Max Keeping today - on his April 1st birthday.

A tireless supporter of CHEO children and their families, we are proud to continue to support his legacy and the wonderful work of the Max Keeping Fund for Kids. Thank you Max for continuing to inspire the community to support our children's hospital.

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We would like to celebrate the life and love of our beloved
Christine Robertson