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Polycystic ovary syndrome: PCOS is more than a reproductive condition
Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is the most common hormonal condition in women of reproductive age. However, it's more than a reproductive condition. It’s a metabolic condition that is linked to health issues such as insulin resistance, diabetes and sleep apnea.

Painful periods: causes and care
Painful periods are a common problem. Read about some of the most common causes, and what treatments are available.

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A Question of Health

This month's topic: Take the nutritious jump before the baby bump!
A healthy diet during preconception (three months before pregnancy) is important to a healthy pregnancy. This month, Women's Health Matters welcomes Ferdeela Shah, BASc, dietetic intern at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Women's College Hospital, to write about nutrition needs for women who are thinking about becoming pregnant.

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New study links diabetes treatments to increased risk of heart failure
For diabetes patients, or patients at risk of diabetes, medications or methods that lower glucose (blood-sugar) levels may also increase risk of heart failure, a new study by Women's College researchers shows...

Universal prescription drug coverage could save money for Canadians, study finds
Canadians enjoy universal healthcare that covers medical and hospital expenses. However, there is a perception that universal prescription drug coverage would be too expensive to put into practice. In a new study, researchers found that universal pharmacare may be much more affordable than many people assume...

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