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Sun, 2007-08-12 23:00
Mothering Canada: Interdisciplinary VoicesNovember 1st, 2007 Edited by Shawna Geissler, Lynn Loutzenhiser, Jocelyne Praud and Leesa Streifler ARM-UR (Association for Research on Mothering at the University of Regina), whose mandate is to provide a forum...
Sun, 2007-08-12 23:00
The Gender Based Analysis Blog on the Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group (AWHHRG) website is now active. Please login and share your thoughts on: http://awhhrg.ca/blog/ .All Blog submissions will be utilized by AWHHRG to develop an...
Sun, 2007-08-12 23:00
RH Reality Check is an online community and publication serving individuals and organizations committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights. RH Reality Check is guided by the issues and recommendations identified in the Program of...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
USAID Women's Legal Rights Initiative The USAID Women's Legal Rights Initiative (WLR) is excited to announce the availability of the program final report, Practical Guide and Methods to Advance Women's Legal Rights. The report describes WLR's methods,...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
'Gender equality, work and health', a new review published by the World Health Organisation (WHO), documents the relationship between gender inequality and health and safety problems. It reviews gender issues in research, policies and programmes on work...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
ALBERTA CENTRE FOR ACTIVE LIVING Dr. Larry Frank, an expert in sustainable transportation from the University of British Columbia , spoke at the Alberta Centre for Active Living's Physical Activity Forum 2007 on "Promoting Health Through Community Design...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
This special issue of New Solutions, initiated at the 4th international congress on Women, Work and Health in Delhi, describes researcher-worker collaboration to gain recognition for the constraints and requirements of women's jobs in construction,...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
PharmedOut For those interested in the training of ghostwriters for pharma, PharmedOut's latest video, "The Art of Medical Writing," featuring Susanna Dodgson, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Writing at the University of Sciences of Philadelphia , is...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
Health Canada Although the number of people affected with colorectal cancer (CRC) is declining, it is still the second most common form of cancer in men and the third most common form of cancer in women. In 2007, an estimated 20,800 Canadians will be...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
CTV.ca Half of elderly Canadian patients who are prescribed the type of sleeping pills called benzodiazepines after being sent home from the hospital are still chronic users of the drugs six months later, finds a new study. Doctors say the trend is...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
CBC News The European Union has banned the use of mercury in thermometers and other devices as a part of a larger strategy to end the use of the highly toxic substance across the continent. Read the full story >>>
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
National Women's Health Network Does covering a woman's cervix with a diaphragm help protect her from HIV infection? Women's health and AIDS advocates and researchers have wondered for many years about this question. Today results from a study conducted...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
June 26, 2007 San Francisco, CA- Breast Cancer Action (BCA) today expressed grave concerns about the two new studies that purport to justify the exorbitantly high price of breast cancer drugs. One of the studies looked at Herceptin-a drug that costs...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
By Judith Siers Poisson The three previous articles in this series have examined the Politics and PR of Cervical Cancer in the United States. This fourth and final installment will look at how Merck's so-called "cervical cancer vaccine," Gardasil, is...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
Health Canada is advising consumers not to use the sleep supplement product Optimum Health Care Sleep Easy, because it contains the undeclared drug clonazepam, which can be habit forming when used for as little as a few months. Consumers who may still...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
Dear friends of breastfeeding, Greetings! The 16 th World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), 1-7 August, is drawing near and we hope that you are as excited as we are on this year's theme, which is Breastfeeding: The 1st Hour - Early initiation and exclusive...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
Joanne Laucius, CanWest News Service OTTAWA - The Canadian medical system must aggressively treat depression among caregivers to save the long-term costs of institutionalizing dementia patients, concludes a new study. Read more >>>
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
They are mothers, daughters, former university students and stay-at-home moms. They have concerns about working conditions, the economy and family life. But because they're sex workers, they're often demonized and not given a voice. Read the full story...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
Cook Islands, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Estonia, Guinea, Honduras, Hungary,Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Singapore Submitted by the International Alliance of Women to the 39th session of the Committee on the Elimination of All...
Sun, 2007-07-29 23:00
Canadian Institute for Health Information After declining for a number of years, the number of underweight babies born in Canadian hospitals began to increase in 2001-2002, steadily growing from 5.7% of births to 6.2% of births in 2005-2006, or one in...