Ottawa Public Health

It's Time To Rethink Feeding Support, Info For New Parents

Suzanne Barston | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Suzanne Barston

Breastfeeding should be promoted and supported, but what passes for "support" often leaves parents who either choose not to, or prove unable to, bereft. In this context, is it any wonder that those who "fail" at breastfeeding have double the risk of postnatal depression?

Officials Warn Of Contamination Risk From Ottawa Clinic

CBC | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada

The College of Physicians and Surgeons says it is investigating a doctor who operates a private Ottawa clinic that might have exposed almost 7,000 pat...

Ottawa: 6,800 Exposed To Hepatitis, HIV Infection Risk

CBC | Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada

Ottawa Public Health says it will send letters to nearly 7,000 people who had procedures at a local medical facility to warn them they may have been e...

Ottawa Public Health Mulling User Fees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Ottawa's top doctor won't rule out user fees as a way to boost revenue for Ottawa Public Health.Medical Officer of Health Dr. Isra Levy told ...