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
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).
Almost 70 per cent of new Alzheimer's sufferers will be women. What makes that fact even more alarming, according to the Women's Brain Health Initiative, is that there is little understanding of why.
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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.
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