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Tue, 2007-10-09 00:00
A twice-monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Health Network delivers the latest information on healthy lifestyles and health promotion information to help you stay healthy and prevent disease and injury.  To view the newest edition online.
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
by Sheryl Nestel. This book which started as a PhD dissertation looks at racism and how  that has affected the practice of Midwifery in Ontario, from before legislation(Dec 93) to the present. Obstructed Labour should be read by those who want to...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
Nancy Poole and Lorraine Greaves, EditorsDeveloped through a partnership between the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Ontario Women's and girls’ substance use is now recognized as...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
Letter (PDF) written to the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities on behalf of the International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Programme, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto to support the requested status change of...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
FEATURE: Health & Environment By Frances C. Whittelsey - WeNews correspondent What was once euphemistically referred to as women's "change of life" is now a topic fit for musical marquees. But as Menopause Awareness Month comes to a close, women's...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
By Jennifer Cognard-Black, Ms. Magazine Once considered clandestine and risky, cosmetic procedures are currently treated across a variety of media as if they were as benign and mundane as whitening your teeth. Advertisers, TV producers, publishers, PR...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
This report examines the distribution of health care providers is constantly changing. It is influenced by many factors such as both internal and external migration. Understanding and measuring where exactly these health professionals are located and how...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
New from the Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence. Overview of the report"(...) This qualitative research project draws on principles from feminist and participatory action research methodology. A total of nine focus group interviews were...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
The present paper analyses press releases, news reports and health plans to show how health communication functions in perpetuating dominant racist structures. The paper is mainly concerned with how normal science and health practices can become an...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
Tobacco Use Within The Mental Health Community: Project Participants NeededDeadline Date:October 31 , 2007 Are you someone who is living with a mental illness, has experienced a mental health issue, or is a mental health service provider? Are you a...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
Family Aggression Conference 2008Deadline for abstracts: October 31, 2007 CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS18th & 19th March, 2008 Preston, UK "Family Aggression: Causes & Consequences" First Biennial Conference of the International...
Fri, 2007-10-05 00:00
The Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group has now launched a new web page on Gender Based Analysis (GBA).  The resources on this page were created from the AWHHRG September 10-11, 2007 GBA-Phase 2 Workshop.  The summary report from this...
Fri, 2007-09-28 00:00
Report of the Women and Gender Equity Knowledge Network of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health Gender inequality damages the physical and mental health of millions of girls and women across the globe, and also of boys and men despite the many...
Fri, 2007-09-28 00:00
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care has posted election materials on their website. Includes a poster and brochure with the theme Overdue: Early Learning and Care for Every Child.
Fri, 2007-09-28 00:00
September 20, 2007:  The Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) expresses its dismay at the closure of the offices of the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL).  As a long-standing member group of FAFIA and collaborator on...
Fri, 2007-09-28 00:00
The federal government's $300 million handout to jumpstart provincially funded immunization programs for HPV vaccine Gardasil has met with support from many public health agencies, but scepticism from many in general practice.  To read the full article...
Fri, 2007-09-28 00:00
This blog looks at breast implants in the context of everything — safety, feminism, parenting, media, and the surrounding culture that has enabled the rise of extreme beauty measures. Whenever implants are mentioned in the mainstream media, the stories...
Fri, 2007-09-28 00:00
This website provides physicians and pharmacists with unbiased, evidence-based information about drug therapies.  Based at the University of British Columbia, this site provides current and useful information independent of government, the pharmaceutical...
Fri, 2007-09-21 00:00
The Caregiver's Handbook was designed for caregivers in Nova Scotia. It includes information about health, financial and legal issues related to caregiving, and will help connect caregivers with existing services. A community-based health promotion...
Fri, 2007-09-21 00:00
United Nations and other international humanitarian agencies have agreed on a new set of guidelines to address the mental health and psychosocial needs of survivors in response to emergencies such as conflicts or disasters, identifying useful practices...