monday april 20, 2015
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Women’s College Hospital and Association of Volunteers celebrate National Volunteer Week
For the last 100 years, the volunteers at Women’s College Hospital (WCH) have shared their time, energy and bright smiles. > MORE

Take Note now available in more than 90 languages
The Women’s College Hospital (WCH) website was recently updated with several new features that will make the site easier to navigate for patients, staff, researchers and physicians. > MORE

Spotlight on Health Disciplines an d Nursing

Mental health nurses support clients in coping and finding stability
Mental health nurses are involved throughout a client’s recovery journey at Women’s College Hospital. > MORE

From WCH Foundation

GIVE with THANKS: celebrating you!
Join the Women’s College Hospital Foundation on Wednesday, April 29 to celebrate the launch of your new GIVE with THANKS program. Watch for more details to come.

Run for WOMEN with Team Women’s College
The Shoppers Drug Mart Run for WOMEN is almost here! If you haven’t had a chance to register, there’s still time. > MORE



External scientific review sets WCRI on a path to continue growing its research quality and impact
External reviewers found that the institute is on an impressive trajectory – the scientists are incredibly productive and competitive, publishing in high-impact journals and making a global impact. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

Self-care tools for managing stress
Most people can’t avoid having some stress in their lives, but they can take steps to manage it. Women’s Health Matters spoke to Dr. Batya Grundland, a family physician with the Family Practice Health Centre at Women’s College Hospital, about self-care tools for managing stress.

My Health Matters

Reducing your sodium intake
Sodium is a nutrient that your body needs, but modern eating habits make it easy – and common – to get more than you require. Click here to learn some quick tips on how to reduce your intake to a healthy level.

WCH in the Media

The top 5 headache myths debunkedChatelaine – Dr. Christine Lay

It's time to give Canadian women more options when it comes to birth control, experts sayThe Globe and Mail – Dr. Sheila Dunn

Morgan & Martin: Pharmacare: It’s good for businessNational Post – Dr. Danielle Martin

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

This week at WCH: Click here for a list of events taking place at Women’s College Hospital between April 20 and 24.  


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