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Canada’s first school-based lessons on endometriosis<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-1133835310.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Canada’s first school-based lessons on endometriosisThis month, the Centre for Pelvic Pain & Endometriosis at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre launched Canada’s first high school-based endometriosis lessons. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/lessons-endometriosis2019-12-20T08:00:00Z
Babies’ first visit from Santa<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/nicu-santa.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Babies’ first visit from SantaSanta visits BC Women’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to spread some holiday cheer.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/nicu-santa2019-12-20T08:00:00Z
Santa makes a pit-stop at BC Women's and BC Children's hospitals<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/IMG_1171.JPG?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Santa makes a pit-stop at BC Women's and BC Children's hospitalsSanta, BC Emergency Health Services and Helijet partnered to bring joy to patients and families this holiday season.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/helijet-santa2019-12-17T08:00:00Z
Oak Tree Clinic celebrates 25 years of service<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/oak-drs.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Oak Tree Clinic celebrates 25 years of serviceOak Tree Clinic at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre is the only HIV clinic of its kind in North America. Oak Tree first opened its doors in 1994, providing specialized care to women and children living with HIV and their families.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/oak-tree-252019-12-12T08:00:00Z
International Volunteer Day profile: Charlie Liu<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/charlie2.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />International Volunteer Day profile: Charlie LiuIn honour of International Volunteer Day, we're putting the spotlight on BC Women's and BC Children's volunteer Charlie Liu.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/volunteer-day2019-12-05T08:00:00Z
Between the sheets with endometriosis<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/GettyImages-897594926.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Between the sheets with endometriosisPainful sex is a taboo topic that is not openly discussed. ​Many people may not feel comfortable talking to their partners, family, friends or care provider. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/between-sheets-endometriosis2019-11-25T08:00:00Z
Penicillin allergies are rarer than you think<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/AntibioticWise_Penicillin1_rect.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Penicillin allergies are rarer than you thinkThe theme for this year’s Antibiotic Awareness Week is to ‘Think Twice. Seek Advice,’ a message to help patients and doctors start a conversation about reported penicillin allergies. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/penicillin-allergies2019-11-20T08:00:00Z
Born premature: it's more common than you think<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/hugo1.png?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Born premature: it's more common than you thinkSophy Davis thought her pregnancy was normal and that everything was going well until she spontaneously went into early labour last year. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/born-premature2019-11-15T08:00:00Z
Flu first line of defence: flu shot<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/preg-flu-shot.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Flu first line of defence: flu shotThe flu can be a serious illness where pregnant women, young children, the very ill and elderly are most at risk of health threatening complications. http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/flu-first-line-of-defence2019-11-13T08:00:00Z
Tricksters at BC Children's and BC Women's hospitals hunt for treats<img alt="" src="http://www.bcchildrens.ca/PUBLISHINGIMAGES/IMG_1023.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tricksters at BC Children's and BC Women's hospitals hunt for treatsMini-monsters spending Halloween at BC Children's and BC Women's hospitals haunted the hallways and picked up goodies from scary staff treat stations.http://www.bcwomens.ca/about/news-stories/stories/tricksters-at-bc-childrens-and-bc-womens-hospitals-hunt-for-treats2019-10-31T07:00:00Z


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