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Feature Articles

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

Heavy periods
Heavy periods can be more than just an inconvenience. They can also affect a woman's health and quality of life. Read about possible causes and treatments.

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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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Heart disease outcomes similar for rural and urban patients, WCH study finds
Heart disease patients in rural areas do not have higher risks of dying compared to heart disease patients in the city, despite differences in care, new research from Women's College Hospital suggests...

Study finds pregnant women with bipolar disorder at increased risk for preterm birth
New research from Women's College Hospital and ICES indicates that pregnant women with bipolar disorder may have an increased risk of delivering a preterm baby, compared to women with no history of mental illness...

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