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Thu, 2007-06-28 23:00
Announcing a new user-friendly website from the Alberta Centre for Active Living: Physical Activity @ Work: Bringing Physical Activity Into the Workday. The new Physical Activity @ Work website from the Alberta Centre for Active Living helps employers,...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
From the Canadian Health Network Financial abuse is one of the most common forms of abuse reported by older adults. A senior who is financially abused is often also subject to other types of abuse , such as physical, emotional or sexual abuse. Most...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
From the Canadian Health Network Stroke, a brain attack, is a medical emergency. It happens when blood flow to a part of the brain is cut off. Brain cells in the injured area become damaged or die due to lack of oxygen. The effects of stroke can be...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
From the Canadian Health Network For people with disabilities, accessibility issues can sometimes make organizing a vacation difficult: but with a little time and lots of planning ahead, your trip can be as enjoyable and relaxing as a vacation is...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists District 1X California, 2004 The ACOG District IX, California, initiated a project in 2004 to explore approaches employed by its physician members to communicate with patients with limited (LEP) or...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
The (Health Promotion Ontario) HPO executive was thrilled with the attendance and response to our 20th anniversary conference, May 10-11, 2007 . 68 Health Promoters from across Ontario gathered in Toronto and shared ideas, learned from keynote speaker...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new online edition of the journal: JAMA-français, the weekly French-language online edition of JAMA. Each week, a selection of articles from JAMA are translated into French by the journal's expert medical...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
Canada Health Infoway Consulting with leaders in all areas of the Canadian healthcare sector, Canada Health Infoway has developed a comprehensive strategy - a vision - for the next ten years of investment in healthcare information systems. The full...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
Canadian Policy Research Networks The Taming of the Queue annual conferences are becoming a much sought after venue.  Health care professionals, researchers and policy-makers fromacross Canada met on April 4-5, 2007 in Ottawa to hear researchers from...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
Health Canada Patient Wait Times Guarantees (PWTGs) are important tools to help provide certainty for patients, build public confidence in the public health system and enhance system accountability. As international experience has shown, PWTGs can be...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
Plan International This 98-page publication summarizes issues of inequality and poverty faced by many girls and includes relevant tables and statistics. This is the first of several reports on the topic to come from Plan International, and it offers an...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
International Women's Health Coalition, 2007 This is the first in a series of briefs on very young adolescents (10-14 years old). This brief highlights the challenges faced by policy-makers, health professionals, and other adults, as well as young people...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
Canadian Commission for UNESCO The guidelines are intended to assist anyone involved in the development, revision and editing of HIV and AIDS related materials and have been developed through a process of consultation with key stakeholders in HIV and...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
OTTAWA - Health Canada is aware of the growing body of evidence on the role of vitamin D in relation to health. Before Health Canada can issue a revised recommendation concerning vitamin D, a comprehensive review that looks at both benefits and safety...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
Globe and Mail, Thursday, June 21, 2007 Siri Agrell Every day, Helen Engel-Gray makes sure she consumes less than 1,500 calories. She calculates the fat, protein and carbohydrate content of each morsel that passes through her lips, and if she eats...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
By Electra Kaczorowski Women's Health Activist May/June 2007 Statin drugs are the best-selling class of drugs in the U.S. These medications (sold under the brand names Lipitor, Crestor, Pravachol, and Zocor, to name a few) block an enzyme in the liver...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
National Women's Health Network The menopause hormone promoters are back with a new study to support their latest theory about how there might still be some way that taking estrogen could be good for women's hearts.. Read more >>>
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
London , Ontario - St. Joseph 's Health Care, London will be playing a starring role in the much-anticipated release of Sicko, set to make its North American debut in London today. Oscar-winning director Michael Moore will be on hand to introduce the...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
You are invited to participate in the online discussion on the theme "Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women", which is being organized by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women. The discussion will run for four...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
By Marc Frenette and Simon Coulombe Statistics Canada , Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series, 2007 From the executive summary: "It has been well documented that young women have been gaining ground on young men in terms of educational...