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Perspectives magazine is an annual glossy supporting the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary, Mount Sinai Hospital and the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute.

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A heartfelt gift With the establish- ment of the Miles Nadal Heart Centre, the unique and specialized cardiac care programs at Sinai Health are poised to go from strength to strength. page 4 . . . . . . .SHS News page 8-9, 42 . .Your Health D M 1 8 - S H 1 2 0 1 8 1 8 9 F CHARITABLE REGISTRATION #119048106 RR0001 Mount Sinai Hospital, Joseph & Wolf Lebovic Health Complex 1001 – 522 University Avenue Toronto, Ontario M5G 1W7 T H I S I S S U E : The heart of Sinai Health The needs of our patients and their families are at the very heart of what we do at Sinai Health. Tailoring treatment for autoimmune disease Autoimmune conditions affect women dispropor- tionately and often run in families, but new research is providing insights into treatment and even potential prevention. Sinai Health Chief Executive Officer Louis de Melo Editor-in-Chief Lindsey Hodgson Editor Jane Rimmer Art Director Cecilia Mok Contributors Eden Biggin Janessa Bishop Nancy Carr Marcia Kaye John Packman Heidi Singer Annie Tong Mark Witten S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2018 ENVIRONMENTAL PRINTING STATEMENT This magazine is printed on Rolland Opaque; a paper that contains 30% post-consumer fiber, is manufactured using renewable biogas energy, is certified FSC® and ECOLOGO 2771. By making the choice to print on Rolland Opaque instead of a virgin fiber paper we saved the following: GE N E RATE D BY: CALCULATEUR.ROLLANDINC.COM SOURCE: E NVI RON M E NTAL PAPE R N ET WORK ( E PN ) — PAPERCALCULATOR.ORG 36,117 lb of CO 2 Emissions of 5 cars per year 10,992 lb of waste 102 waste containers 111 trees 7 tennis courts 93 MMBTU 452,009 60W light bulbs for one hour 47 lb of NO X Emissions of one truck during 66 days Rolland Opaque TM Rolland Hitech TM ReproPlus ® Rolland Enviro TM THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES MUST BE RESPECTED YOUR PRINTED DOCUMENTS. ENVIRONMENTAL ATTRIBUTES AND CERTIFICATIONS TERMS OF USE ON PRINTED DOCUMENTS THE LOGOS: may only be used on Rolland certified papers must be referred to in a statement associating them objects certified (see examples below) must not be altered in any way and must remain in their must be of a sufficient size to make their text legible These logos can be donwloaded at, under Environment / Attributes and Certifications / Download ATTRIBUTES AND CERTIFICATIONS 100 % 30 % EcoLogo: A graphic sample must be emailed to for approuval. ATTRIBUTES PRODUCTS AVAILABILITY OF LOGOS EXAMPLE 1 : PAPER 100% RECYCLE ROLLAND Printed on Rolland Enviro Print, which contains 100% post-consumer fiber, is EcoLogo, Processed Chlorine Free, Ancient Forest Friendly and FSC ® certified and is manufactured using renewable biogas energy. The mark of responsible forestry PRODUCT CERTIFIED FOR REDUCED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT. VIEW SPECIFIC ATTRIBUTES EVALUATED: UL.COM/EL UL 2771 30% 14 22 Fighting the "strong and silent" stigma Perinatal depression can strike all parents. Sinai Health is leading the way in helping fathers cope. 30 Jordy's story: the challenge of infertility When problems with conception strike, one in ten cases can be traced to male infertility. At Sinai Health, innovative treatments and novel research are changing the landscape in this area of care. 33 Managing menopause Sinai Health's groundbreaking Mature Women's Health Program is shattering myths and supporting women who are suffering through this normal, but often trying, life event. 26 page 10 . . . . . .Discovery Corner page 37 . . . . . .Community Corner page 12 . . . . . . Contents

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