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We hope you’re having a wonderful start to the summer! This issue has lots of great reading to enjoy as you relax at the cottage or on a patio, including one woman’s powerful story of overcoming the health gap, a pioneering new study that champions the voices of 1,000 women and much more. As always, thank you for being part of our donor family — you’re changing lives every day.

Nicole's story

The health gap: Nicole’s story

Women’s College Hospital has been drawing attention to the “health gap,” a term describing the unique challenges faced by women when it comes to their healthcare. For Nicole, the health gap felt more like a chasm — one that is finally shrinking because of the care she receives at Women’s College Hospital. Click through to read Nicole’s powerful story and find out how you can help close the gap.

A Thousand Voices for Women’s Health: Part Two
A Thousand Voices for Women's Health

Women’s College Hospital recently announced the publication of Part Two of A Thousand Voices for Women’s Health. In follow-up to the original study published in 2010, WCH set out to learn what has changed and how women’s healthcare needs are being met today.
The year in review
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The past year has been historic for Women’s College Hospital, bringing countless milestones and bold new momentum. At the first-ever joint Annual General Meeting held by WCH and WCH Foundation on June 15, we celebrated many of the accomplishments achieved together with the support of donors, patients, volunteers and staff.
Women for Women’s 2016: Tickets are now on sale!
A Thousand Voices for Women's Health

Women for Women’s is WCH Foundation’s annual signature fundraising luncheon, bringing together nearly 1,000 business and community leaders each year to learn about, talk about and support the future of health for women. This year’s event, which will be held on November 10 at the Royal York Hotel, will welcome Juno Award-winning singer/songwriter Jully Black and a panel of women’s health experts for a life-changing conversation about a topic that impacts us all: women and aging, with a special focus on women as caregivers for elderly family members.

For more information about this year’s event and to buy your tickets today, click below.

Chatelaine: How medical research has failed women
Health Gap

In a recent article, Chatelaine took an in-depth look at how medical research has traditionally fallen short of understanding the unique health needs of women. Click through to read about how gender bias has negatively impacted women and what Women’s College Hospital is doing to draw attention to — and close — the health gap.
Take care: Health tips from WCH experts
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The following health tips are brought to you by WCH’s My Health Matters website (www.myhealthmatters.ca), Canada’s leading online resource for women’s health tips and resources. My Health Matters is proudly sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart. Sign up for the My Health Matters e-bulletin at www.womenshealthmatters.ca/subscribe.

Summer fitness: What you need to know about warm weather workouts

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities, but warm weather can also bring hazards that you need to be aware of when planning your workout. Click here for tips and advice on how you can choose exercises that work for you this summer while staying safe and healthy.
Upcoming events
january 27th

Supercar Sunday

Join BMW Toronto and Saturns Drives for the second annual Supercar Sunday in support of Women’s College Hospital!
Nordstrom Eaton Centre - Sept 14

Nordstrom opening gala —
CF Toronto Eaton Centre

Be among the first to preview the new Nordstrom store at CF Toronto Eaton Centre and support Women’s College Hospital at this fabulous gala opening event!
Nordstrom Yorkdale - Oct 19

Nordstrom opening gala —
Yorkdale Shopping Centre

Enjoy an unforgettable evening of fashion and live entertainment in support of Women’s College Hospital at the gala opening event for Yorkdale Shopping Centre!

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