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Member spotlight: Dr. Beth Payne | Digital Health Week 2019

Can mHealth help save lives? Dr. Beth Payne’s research is exploring the use of mobile devices to aid decision in high-risk situations.

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Research spotlight: #LifeAndLoveWithHIV | Digital Health Week 2019

#LifeAndLoveWithHIV is an online space for women living with HIV to reclaim their sexuality and shift the narrative from risk to pleasure. For Digital Health Week, we spoke to Drs. Angela Kaida and Allie Carter and writer Wynne ST about the project and what it’s like to navigate the world of digital health.

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A conversation with the DSD Transitions research team | Digital Health Week 2019

Dr. Caroline Sanders and her team are in the midst of undertaking their second digital health project, DSDTransitions.ca. In the lead-up to Digital Health Week we spoke to them about their experiences in the digital health space, and their ideas about harnessing technology to empower patients.

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Research finds that episiotomies may help reduce tearing in assisted births

A new study, co-authored by Giulia Muraca, suggests that episiotomy may be key to reducing vaginal and anal tearing during births assisted by forceps or vacuums.

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BC Women’s Health Foundation launches In Her Words report

On October 9th, 2019 the BC Women’s Health Foundation, in partnership with Pacific Blue Cross, released the In Her Words report, exposing women’s experience with the healthcare system in BC.

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New research from Dr. Gina Ogilvie’s team makes waves in the news

The study, in partnership with the BC Centre for Disease Control, shows that BC’s HPV immunization program has cut pre-cancer rates in half for women.

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