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CWHN in the news

What can be done about our binge-drinking girls, Toronto Star, March 14, 2013

Congrats to journalist Ann Silversides who received the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario 2012 Media Award for "best online story" for her feature article in CWHN's Network magazine, "Mammography screening: Weighing the pros and cons for women’s health." Read the RNAO announcement, March 7, 2013.

Alcohol one of Canada’s top health threats: Study, Toronto Star, March 6, 2013

Selling Sickness conference takes on disease mongering this week in D.C, Our Bodies Our Blog, February 21, 2013

Scrutiny of Diane-35 due to potential dangers of off-label prescribing, Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), February 19, 2013

Exposure to workplace chemicals increases breast cancer risk: study, CityNews, Toronto, November 19, 2012

PMS debunked, Globe and Mail, October 19, 2012

Risk averted - hormone therapy regains support; Ten years after warning against this method of coping with menopause, the medical community is back on board, writes Sharon Kirkey, Ottawa Citizen, September 10, 2012

Ambrose’s vote in favour of fetus-rights motion raises ire of women’s groups, Globe and Mail, September 28, 2012

The big sleep; Canada's dangerous love affair with tranquillizers, Ottawa Citizen, July 13, 2012 (also appeared in National Post, Times-Colonist, Montreal Gazette, Leader Post)

Baby before salary? Now, how do I tell my daughter, Globe and Mail, June 22, 2012

More of CWHN in the news ...

Media releases from CWHN

October 21, 2013 - CWHN friends and colleagues of Janice Nagazine, Finance Officer at the CWHN from 2004 to 2012, were deeply saddened to learn of her sudden and untimely death in Winnipeg recently. Read tribute to Janice.

See Women, Plastics and Breast Cancer for media coverage and CWHN's role in this important health issue.

December 6, 2012 - New Research: Chemical Exposures of Women Workers in the Plastics Industry in Relation to Breast Cancer Risk. Distributed for National Networks on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)

April 23, 2012 - Latest cuts: Another federal ministry announces program closure - the end of the Women’s Health Contribution Program

The story has been covered in major media in English and French and has also reached south of the border. Several bloggers have commented and organizations have put the word out on their websites. Read more.

September 21, 2011 - CWHN appoints new executive director

February 9, 2012 - Book launch: Thinking Women and Health Care Reform in Canada