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Knowing Yourself: Genetics and Health

September 15, 2023
Genes are segments of DNA containing instructions for building and maintaining humans. Alterations in DNA…
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Ending the endometriosis diagnosis delay

August 30, 2023
Around one million Canadians have endometriosis, “a condition in which cells similar to the lining…
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The research improving health literacy from coast to coast

July 31, 2023
Health literacy has been defined by the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) as “the ability…
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Nearly a quarter of Canadian women experience pelvic floor disorders. Why don’t we talk about them?

June 30, 2023
“People think I’m being dramatic when in reality, my reaction is proportional to the pain…
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Let’s Talk About Women’s Mental Health

May 30, 2023
When it comes to mental health, disparities between men and women are stark—among the starkest,…
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Bringing Menopause Out of the Shadows

April 28, 2023
Women’s Health Collective Canada is working to bring menopause out of the shadows by championing…
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Women’s Health Research Month Calls for Better, Fairer Data

March 31, 2023
Effectively addressing patients' health concerns first requires identifying them. Comprehensive data collection is meant to…
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The Many Dimensions of Mental Health & Well Being

January 31, 2023
Mental health is a critical part of overall health and is connected to so many…
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Caring & Connecting this Winter

December 20, 2022
With the onset of cold weather and the holidays around the corner, it’s a good…
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The Need for Culturally Sensitive Health Care for All Women

November 17, 2022
Women have unique health needs, but not all women’s needs are the same. Women of…
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Making Breast Health Better for All Women

October 20, 2022
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Canada. It’s the moment when we recognize the…
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Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health Research for All Women

September 29, 2022
On September 4, the World Association for Sexual Health recognized World Sexual Health Day. That…
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GNC Honours First Year of Partnership with Women’s Health Collective Canada with Donation on International Women’s Day 2022

March 8, 2022
Company and consumers crowdsourced support for research and wellness across the provinces. PITTSBURGH (March 8,…
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The Rebel Mama Hotline x WHCC

January 31, 2022
WHCC has teamed up with The Rebel Mama Hotline, hosted by bestselling authors, O.G. mommy-group…
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Fish Spines & Baseballs: My Experience With “Cording”

January 15, 2022
Shared by Tamara Bahry It was the third wave of Covid. I decided to take…
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The Rebel Mama x WHCC #WHYCARE

December 10, 2021
This blog post originally appeared on The Rebel Mama and is reposted here with permission.…
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WHCC Launches #WhyCare Fundraising Campaign to Raise Awareness of Health Inequities in Canada

November 30, 2021
(Toronto, ON. November 30, 2021) Today Women’s Health Collective Canada (WHCC) launches #WhyCare, a campaign…
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“For All Those Years, No One Told Me Anything”

September 3, 2021
Roop Bassra, 38, shares her story of living with endometriosis — and how a lack…
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CTV Calgary x WHCC: Women’s Health Care

August 26, 2021
The Women’s Health Collective Canada is fighting for equality -- we talk to them about…
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“I Am Astounded That I Survived”

August 19, 2021
This article by Sadaf Ahsan originally appeared in Best Health Canada on August 19, 2021.…
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“The Uncertainty Was a Big Piece. And I Couldn’t Get Answers”

June 15, 2021
After having a heart attack, Vincenza Spiteri DeBonis, 64, shares her experience of learning to…
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Women’s Health Collective Canada Is Addressing the Gap in Women’s Health

June 1, 2021
This article by Christina Frangou originally appeared in the June/July 2021 print issue of Best…
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We’re Not Doing A Good Enough Job: How Canada’s Health Gap Is Affecting Women

February 9, 2021
This article by Christina Frangou originally appeared in Best Health Canada on February 9, 2021.
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Three of Canada’s Leading Women’s Health Foundations Launch the Women’s Health Collective Canada with National Survey

January 19, 2021
Three of Canada’s leading women’s health foundations – BC Women’s Health Foundation, Alberta Women’s Health…
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Cityline x WHCC: How Canada’s Healthcare System Is Leaving Women Behind

January 14, 2021
This January, WHCC Founding Partner Jennifer Bernard, President and CEO of Women’s College Hospital Foundation,…

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