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Recent media mentions of CWHN

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 (also appeared in Vancouver Sun, Leader Post, Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal, Star Phoenix)

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)

Women fret over their bodies three times a day, says study, Shine On, Yahoo.com, July 17, 2012

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

Health Canada cuts funding to women’s health research groups, Toronto Star, April 25, 2012

Health Canada's women's contribution program cut, Winnipeg Free Press, April 25, 2012

Federal cuts to health groups hurt marginalized women, say critics, The Tyee, April 24 2012

B.C. Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health funding cut by Stephen Harper government, Georgia Straight, April 24, 2012

It’s tax time, so let’s talk about government (mis)spending, Globe and Mail, April 26, 2012

Unwise health cuts will hurt women, children; Chance for better care, prevention programs will be lost, Vancouver Sun, April 26, 2012

CWHN website received honorable mention in the Consumer Health Information Providers Interest Group (CHIPIG) Top Ten Canadian Consumer Health Websites in 2010.