Naturopathic and Conventional Medicine Team Up to Fight Cancer

November 18, 2014 3:00 pm
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The Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre (OICC) and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) have been given a $3.85 million research grant to look into the effects of naturopathic medicine combined with conventional medicine. The two Ottawa-based institutions will be researching the effectiveness of different types of medicines used in conjunction with one […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Kathy Shields

November 13, 2014 4:34 pm
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In honour of the recent Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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The Future’s Bright—The Future is Red and White

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At the beginning of the 2014 season, few would have bet on tennis players Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard becoming massive factors on the men and women’s tours respectively. However, while in the past North American tennis has been ruled by the U.S.A., with players such as the Williams Sisters […]

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Living Your Potential at EPIC Fitness

November 12, 2014 2:28 pm
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For Stephanie Karlovits, owner of Ottawa’s EPIC Fitness, working out isn’t only about getting stronger or losing weight. She has a philosophy that takes into account what an individual needs not only in the gym, but in order to become better in all aspects of their life. EPIC’s objective is […]

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The Importance of Sample Size and the Senators’ Hot Start

November 6, 2014 2:31 pm
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The Ottawa Senators celebrate after a road win against the Montreal Canadiens. Photo credit: Francois Lacasse/Getty Images If the early going of the NHL regular season has taught us anything over the years, it’s that small sample sizes can be deceiving. Just ask the Toronto Maple Leafs, or the latest sample […]

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Secrets Revealed: Q&A With Ottawa’s Fitness Experts

November 4, 2014 2:21 pm
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We could all use an expert opinion when it comes to dusting off the old fitness routine. Who better to ask for advice than the experts themselves? Some of Ottawa’s fitness experts are here to answer five of your most-asked questions about fitness, food and health. With expertise ranging from […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Pierre Harvey

October 30, 2014 12:01 pm
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In honour of the upcoming Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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The City’s Kindest Chauffeurs

October 28, 2014 10:00 am
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Photos courtesy of Wheels for the Wise If you or a loved one struggle with mobility issues, take a word from the wise and contact Ottawa’s driver-companion service. Launched in 2011 by 27-year-old entrepreneur Jana Mitchell, Wheels for the Wise Inc. is a form of safe transportation for senior citizens […]

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Why Your Kid Shouldn’t Be Guzzling ‘Energy’ Drinks

October 21, 2014 3:00 pm
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Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent University of Miami study. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. These drinks have also […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Tim Frick

October 16, 2014 4:00 pm
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In honour of the upcoming Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Sarah Burke

October 9, 2014 2:48 pm
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In honour of the upcoming Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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Pumpkin Pandemonium

October 6, 2014 12:01 pm
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Is it just me, or has everyone gone crazy for pumpkin lately? It seems as though the changing leaves and the flip of the calendar instantly signal an insatiable craving for the orange stuff. From pumpkin spice donuts and ice cream to potato chips…yes, even potato chips, pumpkin is everywhere! […]

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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile: Gareth Rees

October 3, 2014 10:00 am
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In honour of the upcoming Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Celebrations presented by Canadian Tire on October 22, OLM will be featuring inductees—recent and historic—in a weekly Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Profile piece. Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame aims to share the stories and achievements of Honoured […]

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Reinventing the Traditional Hockey Game Experience, One Interaction at a Time

September 30, 2014 9:58 am
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A lot has changed since the Ottawa Senators returned to the NHL in 1992. Hockey has changed, technology has changed and fan expectations have changed. One thing that hasn’t changed, however, is our commitment to delivering a best in class fan experience for our loyal supporters to keep them coming […]

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Cosmetic Catastrophe: Toxins in your Makeup Bag

September 22, 2014 2:45 pm
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I’m sorry to say it, but some of your favourite cosmetic products may contain toxic chemicals that are harmful for your health. Each and every day we go through our makeup routine, our bodies absorb thousands of chemicals lurking in our go-to products. When you think about it, that’s a […]

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Fall into Fitness

September 4, 2014 9:58 am
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We can’t live in denial much longer; fall is coming. Say goodbye to impromptu cottage getaways and evening ice cream cones and hello to crisp autumn air and pumpkin spice lattes. But don’t fall into an end-of-summer slump! Autumn represents new beginnings—whether it is the start of a new school year […]

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Summer Swimming: Pool Safety Tips

August 29, 2014 10:20 am
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Swimming and summertime go together like peanut butter and jelly. Who doesn’t love a dip in the pool on a hot summer day? Of course, swimmers of all ages and skill levels know that pool safety is an extremely important topic year-round. But, did you know August is one of […]

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