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Tue, 2012-11-06 08:09
This new report the Canada FASD Research Network’s Action Team on Prevention from A Women’s Health Determinants Perspective profiles the development of single-access programs that support pregnant and parenting women who use substances in four...
Thu, 2012-11-01 13:15
Obesity may well be one of the hottest health topics in North America today. We see and hear daily reports about ‘the war on obesity’ and ‘the obesity epidemic’. How are women faring in this so-called “war”? Find out how in CWHN’s latest primer, and find...
Thu, 2012-11-01 13:14
Are ad campaigns and fundraisers called "Booby Ball" or "I Love Boobies!" offensive, insensitive, and sexist? Listen to the heated debate on last week’s CBC show The Current, about breast cancer fundraising campaigns that use the breast to titillate...
Thu, 2012-11-01 13:10
A Qualitative Study New from the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health: “For participants the food insecurity-obesity paradox was experienced as a vicious cycle that included overlapping experiences of poverty, food insecurity, weight gain...
Tue, 2012-10-30 14:29
Thursday, November 8th, 2012 at 12PM (EST) Facilitators:  Nancy Pool and Ginny Gonneau British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health  About this Webinar: In collaboration with the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's...
Tue, 2012-10-30 14:25
You are invited to the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence Third Annual General Meeting Friday, November 16, 2012 11:00 am - Registration 11:30 am - Lunch 11:45 am - AGM and Ceremony Followed by presentations on new research.  The Greenwood...
Tue, 2012-10-30 14:23
Principal Investigator:  Dr. Jerilynn Prior, UBC Professor of Medicine The Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR), University of British Columbia (UBC), and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) are conducting a...
Thu, 2012-10-25 10:59
A study released this week has found that exposure to some common chemicals  known as endocrine disruptors  - found in plastic bottles, cleaning products, make-up and pesticides - are associated with early menopause. Endocrine Disrupting...
Thu, 2012-10-25 10:57
A new website and public education program to promote internet safety to girls has been launched by Atlantic Ministers Responsible for Status of Women. Check out Cybersafe Girl.
Thu, 2012-10-25 10:56
Evolving Toward More Personalized Care for Men and Women:  Incorporating Sex and Gender into the Treatment Paradigm Men and women are different. Over the past twenty years, substantial scientific evidence has demonstrated unequivocally...
Tue, 2012-10-23 09:15
Breast Cancer Action Montreal has launched a new campaign this year to counteract the myths about breast cancer and breast cancer campaigns that proliferate in the pink month of October. Read about these Little Pink Lies on their website.
Tue, 2012-10-23 09:11
Join Echo and BORN Ontario on November 8, 2012 for a webinar on Implementation of Fetal Fibronectin Testing in Ontario Hospitals. Although up to 10% of women present sometime during their pregnancy with signs and symptoms of...
Tue, 2012-10-23 09:06
Atira Women’s Resource Society in Vancouver is seeking written proposals from evaluators interested in designing and conducting an in-depth, creative, participatory evaluation involving women ages 55+ at two safe/transitional housing programs in ...
Thu, 2012-10-18 09:40
Teleconference: Wednesday, October 24, 20129 AM Alaska (10:00 AM Pacific; 1:00 PM Eastern) A conversation hosted by CHE-AK, Alaska Community Action on Toxics with science journalist, Florence Williams about the unsettling findings she uncovered...
Thu, 2012-10-18 09:38
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the BC Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (BCCEWH) invite you to the webcast launch of a new book from CAMH on trauma informed practice Becoming Trauma Informed.  Join the publisher,...
Thu, 2012-10-18 09:37
Selling Sickness 2013: People before Profits REGISTER NOW to get an earlybird reduced rate (until 10/31/12). And reserve your hotel room as well.
Tue, 2012-10-16 15:16
Ask your MP to Take a Stand against poverty! Dignity for All: the campaign for a poverty-free Canada wants you to show your support for ending poverty in Canada.  Canada is a wealthy country that has enough resources for everyone; poverty,...
Tue, 2012-10-16 15:10
A report released last week shows that the rate of women, and in particular, Aboriginal women, in prisons has risen at an alarming rate in recent years. Marginalized: The Aboriginal Women's experience in Federal Corrections by The Correctional...
Tue, 2012-10-16 14:54
coming to major Canadian cities – and your living room Canadian screening tour in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Halifax; forthcoming DVD release and US cable launch Toronto, ON (October 11, 2012) - The People’s Picture...
Tue, 2012-10-16 14:49
October 25 - 26, Winnipeg An event is being organized to share results with participants of the ongoing research project entitled, “'Someone's mother, sister, or daughter':  Street sex workers, their families and transitioning out of...