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Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
Statistics Canada Longer maternity leaves for Canadian mothers have meant that more of them have met breastfeeding targets recommended by public health agencies, according to a new study. The study examined the impact that an increase in maternity leave...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
Brigette Krieg, Diane Martz, Lisa McCallum The Northwest Métis Women's Health Research Project investigated the health care needs of elderly women and their caregivers in the Métis community of Buffalo Narrows , Saskatchewan . The research project looked...
Wed, 2007-06-27 23:00
By Alison Cunningham and Linda Baker Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System, 2007 This resource draws together, in one place, information from the best and latest research for professionals and volunteers who help women and children....
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
Sumach Press is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of this groundbreaking study of the effects of hemorrhagic stroke on the lives of women. Author Sharon Dale Stone is herself a survivor of a hemorrhagic stroke which she suffered at the age of...
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
From the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute This updated edition of the popular The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women includes the most recent information on women's heart disease and practical suggestions for how to reduce the risk of developing...
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
From the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services The Office of Research on Women's Health is broadcasting the second in a series of podcasts, "Pinn Point on Women's Health," hosted by Dr....
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
By Judy Norsigian, Women's Media Center May 25, 2007, Alternet Selling anxiety sells medicine. Drug companies know this and profit by it. But are women benefiting as much as the industry's bottom line? Read more >>>
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
From the National Women's Health Network You've seen the news, now get the facts. Yesterday the Food and Drug Administration approved Lybrel, the first birth control pill designed to completely eliminate a woman's monthly period. Along with Seasonale and...
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
By Guy Dauncey and Michael Gilbertson, Globe and Mail This month, the American Cancer Society's journal, Cancer, published a database identifying 216 chemicals that are known to cause breast cancer in animals. Many of the same chemicals are also present...
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
May 17, 2007 TORONTO - Women and girls who suffer acts of sexual violence in times of conflict are too often forced to endure the stigma, prejudice and exclusion that accompany being labelled a victim of such crimes by their societies. Changing these...
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
Tobacco is the second major cause of death in the world. It is well known that half the people who smoke regularly today - about 650 million people - will eventually be killed by tobacco. Equally alarming is the fact that hundreds of thousands of people...
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
This summer protect your skin from harmful UV rays. In celebration of National Sun Awareness Week, May 28 to June 3, the Canadian Cancer Society is working with the Canadian Dermatology Association to raise awareness of skin cancer and the importance of...
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
Health Reports , Vol. 18, No. 2, May 2007           In Canada, an estimated 4 marriages in 10 will end before the couple celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. The most recent data available from the Divorce Registry show that nearly 71,000 married...
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
Uzo Anucha, Nombuso S. Dlamini, Miu Chung Yan and Lisa Smylie Status of Women Canada, 2006 This study examined social capital within the context of gender, immigrant status and race by exploring how associational networks are created in the Municipality...
Tue, 2007-05-29 23:00
International Labour Organization The second Global Report on discrimination under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work examines emerging issues in patterns of workplace discrimination and inequalities and...
Thu, 2007-05-17 23:00
May 17, 2007 EGALE Canada Calls for Zero Tolerance of Homphobic Bullying in our Schools Ottawa - The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms recognizes the rights of all Canadians to be free from discrimination based on sexual orientation. Yet homophobic...
Tue, 2007-05-15 23:00
May 16, 2007 Women's organizations celebrate more access to midwives for women in Atlantic Canada Today, the New Brunswick government has demonstrated its willingness to move forward to enhance maternity care options and better meet the needs of New...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
From Government of Canada Having a baby can be a wonderful experience, but it can also be a time of uncertainty. Many women have questions and concerns as they face all the changes that pregnancy brings. But with advice coming in from everyone it's tough...
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
ABILITIES is Canada's foremost cross-disability lifestyle magazine. It is widely read by people with disabilities, their families, friends and professionals. Read more >>>
Mon, 2007-05-14 23:00
The Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) The CCGHR is pleased to announce the Spring issue of CONNECTIONS. Read more >>>