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The UpBeat: Forty-two years later, stories about the making of a children's hospital

Alyssa Nader

Forty-two years ago, on May 17, 1974, with the help of countless volunteers, primarily young moms, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) opened its doors to the children and families of the Ottawa community for the very first time. 601 more words

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Guest Post: My experience as a Junior Research Chair grantee

It’s hard to believe my 5 years with the Lawson Foundation as a Junior Research Chair grantee came to an end in August 2015! Time flies, but looking back at this unique and exciting journey reminds me how much I was able to accomplish in such a short period of time. 943 more words

Healthy Active Living

CHEO's 'baby whisperer' named volunteer of the year

Mary Grainger is known around the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario as the “baby whisperer.”

She’s been cuddling babies at the hospital’s intensive care and in-patient units for 40 years and was named CHEO’s Volunteer of the Year at a ceremony this week. 543 more words

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CHEO and the Royal to dramatically cut wait times for mental health services

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, which has been coping with a tidal wave of children and youth with severe mental health issues, says it will dramatically cut lengthy wait times and improve service under a new program announced Wednesday. 806 more words

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Cheo creates 'Mr Graff' the newest member of the Mr Men family

As part of their 45th anniversary celebrations the team behind the Mr Men and Little Miss characters have teamed up with Upfest, Europe’s largest live street and urban art festival,  to introduce the latest member of the family ‘Mr Graff’. 482 more words

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Wow - where was I?

Okay, it’s been a busy month, but I hadn’t realized that it had been almost a month since I posted last. No time for much of anything really, April was busy for us, and I have heard other folks say it went by quickly for them as well. 930 more words

Tiredness people don’t understand.

This post is for anyone who wants to understand, what tiredness means to someone in recovery, or indeed in treatment. For me this well built strong man, does not accept weakness well. 28 more words