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You Can Have a Healthy Heart At Any Age

February 19th, 2021

Your needs and requirements for a healthy heart can change over time. Work closely with your healthcare practitioner to identify any warning signs.  High blood pressure and cholesterol levels, for instance, provide early warning signs for heart disease and heart attack.  Your healthcare practitioner can track these and other problems with regular blood work. Some,

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Flowers and chocolate. Quick: What holiday does that bring to mind?

February 12th, 2021

You probably guessed Valentine’s Day, and science supports your choice. If you gift your significant other or your mother roses and chocolate, you’ll love to know that they are likely to be evaluated more positively during this mid-February holiday compared with other times of the year.  In fact, people spend about $1.7 billion on chocolates and $2.1 billion

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February is Heart Awareness Month

February 10th, 2021

While candy hearts take most of the glory, this month also encourages us all to think about this hardworking, muscular organ that beats around 35 million times in a year!  The heart is part of your cardiovascular system, which also consists of blood vessels. The heart has two big duties that every cell in the

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12 Heart Healthy Ideas for a Perfect Valentine’s Day

February 5th, 2021

You’ll find plenty of heart-shaped chocolates at your local stores during this time of year, but February is also Heart Month. The goal is to raise awareness about heart disease while cultivating strategies you need to keep a healthy heart at any age. Valentine’s Day makes the perfect time to become more aware of your heart

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We Will Remain Open!

January 15th, 2021

Dear Patients, We wanted to let you know that the recent announcement by the Ontario government has not imposed any further restrictions on our ability to continue providing  care to our patients. We are pleased to announce that the Ottawa Health Group will remain open. All regulated Health Care Professionals are able to practice in the same

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Lemon lemonade

COVID-19 & Lemonade: 5 Ways to Build up Your Resilience

March 20th, 2020

In 1948 Dale Carnegie, in his book HOW TO STOP WORRYING AND START LIVING, coined a phrase “when life gives you lemons make lemonade”. On March 16, 2020, in the Ottawa citizen Rabbi Bulkan used this same advice in his article We can turn the COVID-19 lemon into lemonade. He went on to say “This is not to minimize the herculean issues

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