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With nearly two weeks to go until WorldPride 2014, WCH is just shy of meeting its goal of having 100 women and girls participate in the Dyke March on June 28. Join the team of more than 70 WCH supporters who plan to show our community how WCH does it with pride. Register today at: http://fluidsurveys.com/s/wchpride/ By registering, your name will be entered into a draw for one of four $50 Cadillac Fairview gift cards. Refer a friend or family member and earn a second entry. While only women may march, everyone is welcome to attend the festivities.



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Women’s College Hospital’s Infection Prevention and Control liaison team enhances safety and spreads awareness – Liaison team helps to identify potential issues and create solutions. > MORE

WCH’s Dr. Lipscombe co-authors study about high-potency statins and link to increased risk of diabetes – Drug safety network finds risk in potent cholesterol-lowering drugs. > MORE

Spotlight on Health Disciplines and Nursing

Women’s College Hospital’s certified athletic therapist is here to help patients move safely and efficiently — Certified athletic therapist assists patients in several programs. > MORE

My Health Matters

MyHealthMatters.ca is a mobile-enabled website tool created for women by the experts at Women’s College Hospital. It delivers tailored health information based on your personal health priorities and individual life stageMyHealthMatters.ca includes articles, videos, recipes and interactive tools to help you manage and improve your health. Click here to watch a short video about how exercise can enhance your bone and joint health by Sonia Bibershtein, a physiotherapist with the Multidisciplinary Osteoporosis Program at Women’s College Hospital.

WCH in the Media

Toronto police should carry antidote for drug overdoses, doctors sayToronto Star – Dr. Mel Kahan

Need a clinic or pharmacy that speaks your language? It’s just a click awayToronto Star – Dr. Meb

‘Weekend effect’ hospital riskCBC The National – Dr. Danielle Martin

For more WCH news articles, click here.

Women’s Health Matters

Women’s Health Matters spoke to Frances Stewart, advanced practice nurse and nurse continence advisor at Women’s College Hospital, about overactive bladder, a chronic bladder condition.


From Women’s College Research Institute

Visiting professor discusses global initiatives to close the cancer divide – Dr. Felicia Knaul recently presented at the WCRI Research Rounds. > MORE

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 June 16 and June 20. 


If you have a story idea for a future issue of Connect, please contact Magda Stec at
magda.stec@wchospital.ca or ext. 3210.