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Mon, 2013-01-28 17:23
Read our most recent guest columnist on CWHN to take on a hot issue in women's health. In To the Point, Cornelia J. Baines writes about Unpacking the great mammography debate. Cornelia Baines was co-principle investigator and deputy...
Mon, 2013-01-28 16:39
Rainbow Health Ontario is seeking three Community Outreach Workers (part-time positions -10 hours per month) for the following areas: Waterloo Wellington Region (LHIN 3), which includes the communities of Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph and the...
Mon, 2013-01-28 13:38
Making Connections: When Domestic Violence, Mental Health, and Substance Use Problems Co-Occur is a new curriculum designed to help front-line workers, who are disconnected within the broader health and social service system, to communicate with each...
Fri, 2013-01-25 13:53
Application Deadline: Feb 13, 2013 ACHIEVE is a two-year Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research Training Program housed at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health in the Keenan Research Centre of St Michael's Hospital in Toronto. The...
Fri, 2013-01-25 13:47
The Global Turnaway Study - the first study of its kind - recently released its first results. The major aim of the study is to describe the mental health, physical health, and socioeconomic outcomes of receiving an abortion compared to carrying an...
Wed, 2013-01-23 18:46
Hormone disruptors unmasked: How chemical exposures are harming human health   This free public event features guest speaker Dr. Annie Sasco, Director of Epidemiology for Cancer Prevention, INSERM, France. It will take place Thursday January 31st...
Mon, 2013-01-21 15:42
For immediate release - January 15, 2013 Abortion Rights Group Launches Website to Celebrate Jan 28, 1988 Supreme Court Decision and Dr. Henry Morgentaler NATIONAL – In honour of the upcoming 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s historic 1988...
Mon, 2013-01-21 14:03
Alcohol is a favourite drug for many people, and women may be having more problems with alcohol than many of us would like to think. Journalist Ann Dowsett Johnston spent a year talking with women, researchers and policy-makers to learn why women drink,...
Mon, 2013-01-21 14:01
Women in prison face several challenges not faced by their male counterparts, including lack of gender-specific health services and traumatic separation from their children. An article in the BC Medical Journal reports that “women in both the provincial...
Thu, 2013-01-17 14:32
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”? And shouldn’t we be making peace - not war -...
Thu, 2013-01-17 14:27
Why girls? What are the issues facing girls and young women today? How are we supporting girls and young women to overcome barriers and reach their full potential? How can we support and inspire others to take action on these issues? Girls Action is...
Thu, 2013-01-17 14:25
The Public Health Agency of Canada is conducting a short evaluation regarding The Chief Public Health Officer's Report on the State of Public Health in Canada, 2012: Influencing Health - The Importance of Sex and Gender with all recipients of the report...
Tue, 2013-01-15 13:57
January 22 is the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal in the United States.  Many US pro-choice and reproductive justice organizations will be holding events to mark this...
Tue, 2013-01-15 11:37
Women who take zolpidem - a very popular sleeping pill – process the drug much more slowly than men, and tend to have more traffic accidents related to the pill. With this new finding about the drug's effect, the US Food and Drug Agency (FDA) has just...
Tue, 2013-01-15 11:31
Women in the Philippines have just gained important reproductive rights, as a landmark health bill was recently ratified in that country.  Read the whole story in The Guardian.
Thu, 2013-01-10 12:03
Do you ever watch a movie, riveted by those slow, languorous, delicious lovemaking scenes; or the rip-your-clothes-off-and-get-sweaty-in-the-heat-of-the-moment scenes that make you want to howl at the moon: “I want that!” …  Curious? Want to read...
Thu, 2013-01-10 12:00
Pauktuutit, the Inuit women’s health organization, has released a new sexual health resource in English and five major dialects of Inuktitut. Tukisiviit: Do You Understand  is intended to provide Inuit patients and caregivers, as well as health care...
Mon, 2013-01-07 18:06
The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care has issued new recommendations for cervical cancer screening. They recommend starting routine Pap tests at age 25, a significant change to the previous (1994) guideline that Paps tests start at age 18 at...
Mon, 2013-01-07 11:46
Closing Date: January 18, 2012 Location: In Ontario. Travel throughout Ontario is required. Term: Permanent position, 21 hours a week, starting February 2012. Possibility of additional hours. For over 20 years Health Nexus has been...
Mon, 2013-01-07 11:44
The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) is inviting stakeholder comments and feedback on the Proposed Approach for Posting the Common Drug Review (CDR) Clinical and Pharmacoeconomic Review Reports on the CADTH website. Please...