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Gender Gap in Caregiving

Taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is not an easy task. Caregiving is a long-term endeavour that is mentally, emotionally, physically, and financially demanding, and is a role that...

First Steps to Better Brain Health

It is well established by medical research that walking is good for your physical health. From heart disease and diabetes, to asthma and arthritis, a moderate amount of walking on a regular basis has been...

How the “Western Diet” Affects Your Brain

“You are what you eat” has become such a common refrain that it has nearly lost its potency. However, be careful about disregarding these established words of wisdom. From heart disease and diabetes to obesity...

RBC Presents Engaging Millennial Minds – Stress At Work

On Tuesday March 27, join Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s Young Person’s Cabinet for Engaging Millennial Minds – Stress At Work – Learning To Leave It Behind. Everyone who has ever held a job has, at...

RBC Presents Engaging Millennial Minds – Traumatic Brain Injury

On Wednesday January 31st, join Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s Young Person’s Cabinet for Engaging Millennial Minds – Traumatic Brain Injury – Know It When It Happens. Research is increasingly showing that a blow to the...

RBC Presents Engaging Millennial Minds – Heart Health & Brain Health

On Wednesday December 6th, join Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s Young Person’s Cabinet for Engaging Millennial Minds – Heart Health & Brain Health – More Connected Than You Think. What helps your heart can help your...

Women Being Heard

Sharon Stone has given stunning performances in her movie career, but none so memorable as the real-life story that she told in front of a rapt audience at the Gagosian gallery in Beverly...

MIND OVER MATTER 5

Thanks to the ongoing support of Brain Canada, WBHI’s newest edition of MIND OVER MATTER has just been published. Loaded with interesting science-based articles, MIND OVER MATTER brings you the latest research findings and highlights the best ways to...

MIND OVER MATTER – A Women’s Brain Health Book Club Initiative

Interested in obtaining copies of MIND OVER MATTER®, Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s compelling magazine filled with interesting articles on the best ways to protect your cognitive vitality, for an upcoming book club read? We’ve received thousands...

RBC presents ENGAGING MILLENNIAL MINDS ‘Be Kind to Yourself – Take Time to Relax’

Be Kind to Yourself – Take Time to Relax. With all of life’s responsibilities, we forget that...

During Women’s Brain Health Initiative Event Sharon Stone Details Harrowing Journey After 2001 Stroke

At a panel promotioning Women’s Brain Health Initiative in Beverly Hills, the actress moderated a wide ranging discussion that featured medical reveals, cocktails and one answer to the age old question ‘Can women...

Melanie Griffith reveals epilepsy diagnosis, stress of marriage on Women’s Brain Health Initiative panel

“My brain is so f-cked up.” So said Melanie Griffith on a Women’s Brain Health Initiative panel Wednesday night in Gagosian Gallery while seated in front of a giant piece from the current exhibit...

Sharon Stone Hosts an Enlightening Panel for Women’s Brain Health

In the heart of Beverly Hills, an exclusive group of Los Angeles’s most powerful women gathered at the Gagosian Gallery last night to support the Women’s Brain Health Initiative. The evening began on the gallery’s...

SHARON STONE HOSTS AN EXCLUSIVE CONVERSATION EVENT FOR WOMEN’S BRAIN HEALTH INITIATIVE AT GAGOSIAN BEVERLY HILLS

On Wednesday, October 18, from 7-9 pm, celebrities and other powerful Hollywood names will gather at the elite Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills for a special event hosted by Sharon Stone, to raise awareness for Women’s Brain Health...

2017 ROTARY TOAST TO WOMEN’S BRAIN HEALTH

Rotary Toronto Eglinton is hosting a fabulous evening of wine tasting, food pairings and live entertainment, including silent and live auctions in support of Women’s Brain Health Initiative on Some of the exciting auction items include;...

CIBC presents From Her Lips To Our Ears – The Vanity Fair Diaries Book Launch With Tina Brown

On the evening of Monday November 27th, join us for conversation and cocktails with award-winning journalist, editor and author Tina Brown, and Indigo’s CEO Heather Reisman. Hear from Tina Brown about her eight-year tenure at Vanity...

The Mindful Run

On Thursday September 14th, Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s Young Person’s Cabinet (YPC) will join up with Lululemon for The Mindful Run, a charity event in support of Women’s Brain Health Initiative. Starting in a peaceful meditation, participants...

Women’s Brain Health Initiative Hails National Dementia Strategy Bill

Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) welcomes the passage of Bill C-233, an act respecting a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. “Dementia is a looming public health challenge for Canada and we are...

GIVE MOM THE GIFT OF BRAIN HEALTH

The second Sunday in May is boom time for purveyors of flowers, chocolates and greeting cards. I believe our Mothers richly deserve all the bouquets, treats and treacly notes they get, even if the...

MIND OVER MATTER 4

Thanks to the ongoing support of Brain Canada, WBHI’s newest edition of MIND OVER MATTER has just been published. Loaded with interesting science-based articles, MIND OVER MATTER brings you the latest research findings and highlights the...

Postdoctoral Award in Women’s Brain Health, Technology, & Aging

Together with its partner AGE-WELL, Canada’s Technology and Aging Network, Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) is co-funding a Post-Doctoral award in women’s brain health, technology and aging. The award is intended to enhance existing funding to...

Cutting Through the Haze – A Frank Talk about Cannabis in Canada

It was the kind of conversation that would have been unimaginable only five years ago. On the 16th floor of a gleaming office tower in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, in a meeting...

UP IN SMOKE – Marijuana -The Good, The Bad & The Uncertain

Join Women’s Brain Health Initiative for an enlightening panel discussion on the implications of legalizing marijuana, and listen to the experts describe the medical, legal, investor, political and business perspectives. WITH EMCEE Will Stewart Managing Principal at Navigator...

Brain Health is a Women’s Issue

On International Women’s Day, we rightly celebrate the achievements of brilliant scientists and selfless humanitarians, of inspiring artists, world-beating athletes and visionary entrepreneurs. As we cheer those success stories, this...

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