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April 2014

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with a health condition, your doctor may prescribe new medications. People with more than one condition may need to take several different medications. Taking those medications correctly and consistently is an important part of your treatment.

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A Question of Health

Every month Women’s Health Matters will be recruiting an expert to answer a question about a health issue that’s in the news or on women’s minds.

This month’s topic: How can I manage multiple medications?

In April, Women’s Health Matters asked Natalie Crown, PharmD, pharmacy clinician educator at Women’s College Hospital, for her tips on managing medications.

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Self-care tools for managing stress
Because most people have some stress in their lives, everyone needs some basic stress-management tools. It may not be possible to avoid stress, but it is possible to give yourself the best opportunity to cope with it.

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Online Mental Health Centre

In Canada, substance abuse has been on the rise among women for the past 15 years; still the public has yet to be thoroughly informed on this issue. Women living with addiction face unique physiological concerns when it comes to substance abuse and substance dependence.  These women may be more vulnerable to the long-term effects of drug or substance addiction, such as disease and hormonal interferences.  The addiction section of our online mental health centre provides further information regarding substance dependence, the prevalence of women’s substance abuse, as well as resources to overcome the condition.

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