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Thu, 2013-01-03 10:55
A discussion of a Canadian case-control study Tuesday January 8, 2013 at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern* The Collaborative on Health and the Environment is hosting this educational teleconference on occupational exposures of women to chemicals and...
Thu, 2013-01-03 10:49
Health Council of Canada recently released "Empathy, dignity, and respect: Creating cultural safety for Aboriginal people in urban health care", a report that highlights some of the reasons why many Aboriginal people are not seeking care in mainstream...
Thu, 2013-01-03 10:38
Registration is now open for National Eating Disorder Information Centre's special event to mark Eating Disorder Awareness Week.   Monday, February 4th, 7:00pm-9:00pm FREE ADMISSION St. Clement's School, 21 St. Clement's Avenue,...
Mon, 2012-12-31 14:21
Éduc’alcool in Qubec has recently launched a campaign explaining exactly what a “standard drink” is. The goal is to get everyone in Quebec to put this information into practice and become accustomed to pouring the appropriate amount when serving...
Mon, 2012-12-31 14:18
Reproductive Health Matters has just published a supplement entitled The Pregnancy Decisions of Women Living with HIV.  The supplement, edited by Sofia Gruskin, covers a diversity of topics, geographical areas and disciplines- with a strong focus on...
Thu, 2012-12-27 11:17
Breast Cancer Action Montreal has launched a new project to provide a framework for recognizing the risks of environmental chemicals in our homes. While relevant for everyone, Becoming a Chemical Detective is particularly designed for potential...
Thu, 2012-12-27 11:13
The British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join their team.  This position is flexible, part-time. Reporting to a Director, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing...
Thu, 2012-12-20 15:11
Read the latest addition to our guest columns that take on the hot issues of the day. In To the Point, Cornelia J.  Baines writes about Unpacking the great mammography debate. Cornelia Baines was co-principle investigator and deputy director of the...
Thu, 2012-12-20 14:30
The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) has launched TIPI dreams: a new HIV AIDS prevention tool. TIPI dreams is a 12 minute video composed of short scenes that tell the story of two First Nations 15 year old girls in the child welfare system,...
Thu, 2012-12-20 14:27
January 25, 2013 The Institute of Gender and Health’s Travel Awards competition is launched three times per year (April 2012, August 2012 and December 2012) through the Institute Community Support (ICS) Program. Through the travel awards program, IGH...
Thu, 2012-12-20 14:21
This free online film follows the life of a woman and her family in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Della: Hurdles to Health provides a glimpse into the family's daily struggles as a working poor family and illustrates how poverty affects health and...
Mon, 2012-12-17 17:49
This week CWHN’s blogger Lyba Spring talks about the ins and outs of monogamy, casual sexual relationships, what “monogamish” means, and more! Read all about it, in Spring Talks Sex: Monogamy.
Mon, 2012-12-17 17:48
What is the relationship between heart disease, stroke and menopause? Does reaching menopause really mean you have one foot in the grave? Read our thought-provoking new article in Network by Laura Wershler questioning the message of the recent...
Thu, 2012-12-13 11:03
Edited by Noralou Roos, Sharon Manson Singer, Kathleen O’Grady, Camilla Tapp and Shannon Turczak. Co-editor Kathleen O’Grady is CWHN’s former Communications Director. Canadian Health Policy in the News is a compendium of the commentaries (or OpEds)...
Thu, 2012-12-13 11:01
As attacks on women’s access to reproductive health care continue, some states in the U.S. are slashing their budgets for family planning clinics.  The PBS news show “Need To Know“ that aired December 7, 2012, examines the effects of these cuts...
Tue, 2012-12-11 15:59
On January 8 (1 pm EST) the Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) is hosting a webinar featuring researchers James Brophy and Margaret Keith talking about their research into the relationship between plastics and breast cancer.  Brophy...
Mon, 2012-12-10 14:03
A review of CWHN’s webinar Endocrine Disruptors in the Workplace: The Case of Women and Automotive Plastics Manufacturing recently appeared in CAND Vital Link, the magazine of the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, with praise for the webinar...
Mon, 2012-12-10 14:01
A new study is being conducted into factors associated with the wellbeing of people with fibromyalgia. Chronic pain research has begun to show that processes such as acceptance, mindfulness and living according to personal values are associated with...
Thu, 2012-12-06 11:52
A new Canadian study published this week presents strong evidence that women working in the plastics industry are exposed to workplace chemicals that can increase their risk of breast cancer and reproductive abnormalities. This study, spearheaded by...
Tue, 2012-12-04 13:35
CWHN highlights some of the activities for remembrance and action (Original rose button distributed by YWCA Canada since 1991) Rose Campaign – YWCA Canada  (since 1991) Canadian Labour Congress commemorates National Day of Remembrance and Action “...