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Repetitive strain injury  
http://www.statcan.ca/Daily/English/030812/d030812b.htm
Examines the reasons why repetitive strain injuries are affecting a growing number of adults. Explores the differences in injury characterisitcs between men and women. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Still in the shadows: Kirby report turns a blind eye to women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/pub/shadows.html
Discusses the gender gaps in the report, "Out of the Shadows at Last." Argues for a systematic gender review of mental health, mental illness and substance use in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Addressing gender perspectives in HIV prevention  
http://www.unfpa.org/hiv/prevention/hivprev4a.htm
Discusses the implications of gender issues as they related to HIV/AIDS. Focuses on prevention among youth, prevention in pregnant women, and comprehensive condom programming. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Exploring the biological contributions to human health: does sex matter?  
http://www.nap.edu/books/0309072816/html/
Explores the health impact of sex, being male or female, from genetics to behaviour and cognition to metabolism and response to chemicals and infectious organisms. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Gender differences in smoking and self reported indicators of health  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S7
Examines factors contributing to differences in prevalence of smoking among subgroups of women and men. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
Gender mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: taking a multisectoral approach  
http://www.thecommonwealth.org/shared_asp_files/uploadedfiles/%7B735AB75B-7A3A-4FC0-BC39-A342BB570D7B%7D_HIV%20AIDS%20gender%20manual.pdf
Demonstrates gender differences and age patterns with individuals infected with HIV. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women and autoimmune diseases  
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol10no11/04-0367.htm
Explains that 78% of all autoimmune sufferers are women. Examines evidence that links autoimmune diseases with preceeding infections. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Consumption, health, gender and poverty  
http://econ.worldbank.org/files/25577_wps3020.pdf
Examines methods for measuring poverty that allow men and women to be differentially poor. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Is anyone listening? A gender analysis of sex trade work
Presents an analysis of the sex trade using gender as a primary lens. Looks at the structural and social processes that shape women and men's experience of entry and exit from the sex trade.
Published: 2000
Why women's health?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/gba/whyWomen.html
Argues that as patients, women need healthcare tailored to women's bodies and mindful of women's social roles. Discusses gender-based analysis as it applies to healthcare. (See Details)
Published: 2002