monday, may 16, 2011
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Top News

Nurse clinician Helen Mark one of six Ontarians to receive Cancer Care Ontario’s Human Touch Award – Cancer Care Ontario recognizes Mark’s kindness, compassion and professionalism.

100th Anniversary

The Spirit of Discovery at Women’s College Hospital – Women’s College Research Institute showcases groundbreaking advances in health research at the 100th Anniversary Spirit of Discovery conference. > MORE


WCH in the Media

Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe’s newest research showing that many older adults may be taking ‘excessive’ doses of thyroid drugs, is featured in the Globe and Mail, and publications around the world. To read the story, click here.

The Toronto Star and CBC Metro Morning interview Dr. Irfan Dhalla for stories about our Virtual Ward. Click here, for more information.

Dr. John Semple and our surgical team are highlighted in Hospital News about an innovative new procedure to treat lymphedema. Click here to read the story, and scroll to page 14.

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Take Note

Women’s College Hospital takes a green step forward – As part of WCH’s ongoing commitment to reducing our carbon footprint, the hospital recently implemented a Deep Lake Water Cooling System, an environmentally friendly cooling option. > MORE

Promoting environmental health awareness – Environmental Health Clinic hosts full-day conference for health professionals. > MORE

Women’s Health Matters

Members of the interprofessional team from The Journey to Become Smoke-Free, Women’s College Hospital Family Practice Health Centre’s smoking cessation program, were the guest experts at Women’s Health Matters in April. Read their responses to readers’ questions about becoming smoke-free here.