Flu shots are in!

The influenza vaccine or ‘flu shot’ is recommended yearly for ALL patients age 6 months and older by Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization’s (NACI). Infants and toddlers have an especially high burden of illness and high risk for influenza complications so children five years and younger are especially encouraged to get the vaccine. Egg…

A focus on the birth control pill

HealthChoicesFirst – Focus on the birth control pill

I am featured in some small video segments discussing the birth control pill that have been posted on the HealthChoicesFirst website. These 2 minute videos answer more specific questions about the birth control pill. Video titles include:

What are Common vs. Rare Risks with the Pill?

Non-Contraceptive Benefits of the Pill

Risk Assessments with the Pill

The Pill as a Contraceptive Choice

Today’s Risks for the Birth Control Pill

Rare Risks with Birth Control Pills

Pill Talk With Your Doc

Check out our webcast – Pill Talk With Your Doc   Pill Talk With Your Doc is one of my most recent projects that takes advantage of social media in health education. In the webinar featured on the site, I explain the most recent guidelines on the risks and benefits of oral contraceptives from the Society of…

Hello and Welcome!

My name is Dr. Vivien Brown and I am a family physician in Toronto, Ontario. As the Toronto Branch President of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, I am very active in efforts to raise awareness for women’s health. As VP of Medisys Health Group Inc, I am very interested in cutting edge options for health…