monday, february 6, 2012
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Top News

Looking at education through a broad lens - Dr. Anne Matlow takes the lead.

Take Note

February is Heart Health Month – Women’s Cardiovascular Health Initiative helps women become heart smart. > MORE



Systemic assumptions about HIV may fuel new infections – A recent WCRI study has unearthed evidence of woefully inadequate services filled with discrimination for women living with HIV. > MORE

Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

SAVE THE DATE: March 8 is International Women’s Day and Women’s College Hospital will be celebrating! Stay tuned for more information.

WCH in the Media

Dr. Valerie Taylor appears in articles across the country about avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder.  To read the story, click here.

Family physician Dr. Danielle Martin appears in a Globe and Mail article about paying for prescription medications.  Click here to read the story.

A pilot project in WCH’s surgery department, aimed at following patients’ recovery at home through a tablet app, is featured in the Globe and Mail.  Click here to read the article.

Dr. Mitch Brown is quoted in the Globe and Mail in an article about faulty breast implants.  To read the story, click here.

For more WCH news articles, click here.

From the Association of Volunteers

Swap your gift cards and do some good! - Donate gift cards like real cash to Women’s College Hospital. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

At Women’s Health Matters, Women's College Hospital dietitian Helen Emanoilidis talks about omega 3 fatty acids: what they are, where to find them and why you need them.

From the Foundation

Don’t miss Toronto’s ultimate wine tasting party and silent auction of luxury wines!
Women’s College Hospital Foundation’s 3rd Annual Grape to Glass event features a tasting of more than 50 wines, gourmet food stations and a silent auction of exceptional vintages from around the world. This evening for the senses is guaranteed to be sold out.


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