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Hormone therapy: health protection lessons from the Women's Health Initiative  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no2EN.pdf

Examines the results of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study regarding hormone replacement therapy.

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Published: 2003
International harmonisation of new drugs regulation: not in women's best interest  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no2EN.pdf

Examines the question of harmonisation of pharmaceutical regulation and its implications for women and public health. Urges that safety standards be paramount and the particular needs of women and other groups are not lost.

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Published: 2003
Beyond DES: hormones in the environment  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no2EN.pdf

Examines the effects of endocrine disrupters on women.

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Published: 2003
Safety first: women and health protection  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no2EN.pdf

Presents cautions to regulators, consumers, practitioners, and researchers to learn from the past in order to protect women’s health in the future.

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Published: 2003
Women and adverse drug reactions: reporting in the Canadian context  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no2EN.pdf

Examines the Canadian system of adverse drug reactions reporting and that women’s particular susceptibilities to drug-related health risks must be taken into consideration.

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Published: 2003
Direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs: whatever the problem, you can always pop a pill  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no2EN.pdf

Examines the effects of direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of pharmaceuticals.

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Published: 2003
Communicating about environmental risks and infant feeding  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no2EN.pdf

Examines the subject of environmental toxins in mother’s milk. Offers a balanced perspective about the warnings relating to breast milk and environmental contaminants.

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Published: 2003
Public health vs. chemoprevention  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Discusses chemoprevention experiments, which test potent drugs to prevent disease, and the risks, particularly for Canadian women, of these experiments.

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Published: 2001
A different prescription: considerations for women's health groups contemplating funding from the pharmaceutical industry  
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/en/documents/diff_prescrip.html

Discusses diverse perspectives on the issue of women's health groups accepting money from the pharmaceutical industry.

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Published: 1999
Direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs: not in the best interests of women's health  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/whp/policyWHP.pdf

Analyzes why the issue of DTCA in Canada is of particular concern for women’s health.

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Published: 2005