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Vivien Brown

MDCM, CCFP, FCFP, NCMP Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Vice President, Medical Affairs, Medisys Corporate Health Federation of Medical Women of Canada, Toronto-President

Dr. Vivien Brown is a family physician in Toronto, Ontario. As the Toronto Branch president of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, she has been active in efforts to raise awareness for women’s health. She is Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University and Assitant Professor at the University of Toronto. As VP of Medisys Health Group Inc, she is very interested in cutting edge options for health promotion. She is also a noted international and national speaker on health prevention, wellness, continuing medical education and women’s health as well as member of numerous advisory bodies for both the provincial and federal government, helping make decisions regarding healthcare of Canadian
Beyond Wine, Coffee and Cigarettes: Tips For a Safe

Beyond Wine, Coffee and Cigarettes: Tips For a Safe Pregnancy

If painting the baby's nursery is a part of your pre-natal plans, use latex (water-based) products in a well-ventilated area. Avoid oil-based paints, paint thinners, varnish removers and substances such as lacquer. Many solvents give off volatile compounds that can put you at greater risk of pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure in pregnancy).
02/07/2014 12:17 EST
Having A Sex Life After

Having A Sex Life After Children

I have three tips that I call the "Three R's of reviving your sex life" and they are great for couples with kids who are looking to regain the sense of freedom they had before children. Although it sounds contradictory to plan for spontaneity, it's real life. Here's my advice.
08/20/2013 12:21 EDT