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Hair loss in women: right diagnosis leads to the right treatment
There are over 100 reasons to lose hair and determining the exact cause is essential in order to initiate the proper treatment. Many hair loss conditions are treated differently – so getting a specific diagnosis is critical.

How to spend less time sitting
Evidence is accumulating for an important new health message: get out of your seat. Even for people who exercise regularly, spending too much time sitting may be a health risk.

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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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More women than men reaching age 100, but the men are healthier than the women
More women than men reach their 100th birthday, but the men who do hit 100 tend to be healthier than women at that age. Those are the findings of a new study of centenarians (100-year-olds) in the U.K....

Preoperative tests still common despite recommendations to limit their use, WCH study finds
Almost one-third of patients having low-risk medical procedures in Ontario had an ECG before their procedure, and more than one in 10 had a preoperative chest X-ray, despite recommendations to limit routine use of these tests before low-risk procedures. These results from a new study by the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Women’s College Hospital indicate these tests may be used more than necessary...

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