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Former Ottawa Mayor and Breast Cancer Survivor Jackie Holzman and her Run for a Reason

By | May 20th, 2015|W2W|

Jackie Holzman (left) with her daughter, Ellyn. This year Team Holzman marks 18 years of fundraising at Ottawa Race Weekend to support The Ottawa Hospital. The Ottawa Hospital Foundation is thrilled to have the opportunity through this blog to share stories with the Women’s Business Network of the incredible women in our city who do [...]

Dialysis patient overcomes the odds and is Alive to Strive!

By | March 27th, 2015|W2W|

Marie-Eve Chainey was an exceptional 18 year-old.  In 2001 she was in Spain finishing high school and training in varsity high jump.  But just a few months into her adventure, things took a drastic turn. She was hospitalized in January of 2002, requiring blood and plasma transfusions – one of which went horribly wrong causing [...]

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Women’s Health Matters: Running for a Reason at The Ottawa Hospital

By | March 11th, 2015|W2W|

On the heels of International Women’s Day – and March being Endometriosis Awareness Month, I thought it fitting to tell you about a doctor at The Ottawa Hospital who is putting time and energy into women’s health both professionally and personally.  That physician – is Dr. Sony Singh.  He is one of the strongest advocates [...]

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A Hair-raising Fund-raiser for Cancer Care!

By | February 23rd, 2015|W2W|

Five years, thousands of dollars and hundreds of feet of hair – that’s a milestone for many reasons for Helene Hutchings, a 43 year old local real estate agent and cancer survivor who decided to turn her own experience into something positive for local cancer patients. We live in an incredible city, filled with wonderful [...]

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Tender Loving Research: Giving one Ottawa Woman Hope, Time and a Baby

By | February 17th, 2015|W2W|

Tender Loving Research is a focus of The Ottawa Hospital’s latest fundraising campaign – and it dovetails into what will be part of the work of the Breast Health Centre as well.  The Breast Health Centre expansion will not only offer a larger, one-stop facility for breast cancer diagnostics, assessment, surgery and treatment – but [...]

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Ringette Hat Trick for The Ottawa Hospital Breast Health Centre

By | January 28th, 2015|W2W|

I know that when I talk to the WBN Ottawa membership, it’s a group that values and appreciates the power of the female friendships. Many of us, in dealing with challenges in our career, balancing our families and relationships – or even in times of crisis, are hard-wired to try and talk things out. Our [...]

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You’re in Good Hands at The Ottawa Hospital

By | January 12th, 2015|W2W|

As we begin 2015 with resolve to take better care of ourselves to maintain our health in the year ahead we think about the things we can do that are within our control: sleep, diet and exercise. But for those facing health challenges in our community, things are beyond their scope of control and their [...]

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What do you get the girl who has everything? A healthy future!

By | December 16th, 2014|W2W|

As you hit the malls and deck the halls in preparation for the holiday season, like many of us, you may be struggling to find gift ideas that are original, don’t take up a ton of space or collect dust yet still have longevity. Instead of yet another knick-knack to sit on a shelf, why [...]

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The Science of Looking Good

By | December 3rd, 2014|W2W|

Do you ever give a second thought to what is in the products you slather, spritz and rub into your skin? In our society, women especially are bombarded with advertisements for various lotions and potions to help us hold on to our youthful looks… but at what cost? We can’t change our genetic makeup, but [...]

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Do the Blue! It’s time for some #selfiecare!

By | November 21st, 2014|W2W|

We all know her. She’s a master multi-tasker: a businesswoman, a mom, a sister, a lover and friend. She takes care of everyone: her family, friends, neighbours and community. She’s the one we all lean on – the one we can’t do without.  She puts everyone else first… She is… YOU! And it’s time for [...]

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