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The ‘POWER’ to Improve Women’s Health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39373

Discusses the POWER Study in Ontario, which is producing an evidence-based tool to help policy-makers, health-care providers, and consumers improve health and reduce health inequities among women and men of Ontario.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Through a healthy lens  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_1_Winter.pdf

In this article film-maker Laura Alper talks with interviewer Sue Kaiser about the challenges and changes she experiences while making her first women's health film. Laura Alper co-directed the film "Is it hot in here?" a film about women's experience of menopause.

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Published: 1987
Network/Le Réseau Spring 1998  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39832
Published: 1998
Feeling the heat: Women’s health in a changing climate  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39416

Discusses the importance of gender issues when addressing climate change. Women and girls represent half of the world's population and are likely to experience very different health impacts compared to men and boys. Women are generally poorer than men and more dependent than men on primary resources that are threatened by changes in climate.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2008
A futuristic nightmare  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_4_Fall.pdf

In this article Judy Darcy shares her vision of what life could be like under free trade. Illustrates the impact on social services and public programs. 

 


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Published: 1988
Network/Le Réseau Fall 1999  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39656
Published: 1999
Evidence for caution: Women and statin use  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39417

Discusses a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins and the risks to women.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2008
Sick but not silenced  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article discusses illnesses of the immune system and the prevalence of viral, bacterial and chronic diseases. Criticizes allopathic medicine for over prescribing anti-biotics. Explains Candidiasis as it relates to women's health. 

 

   

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Published: 1989
Network/Le Réseau Winter 1998/1999  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39724
Published: 1999
Status positive: Supporting women immigrants and refugees with HIV/AIDS  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39423

Discusses The Government of Canada's Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS, and the lack of women's involvement in HIV/AIDS research and decision making , a significant problem that results in limited access to treatment and supports specifically for women.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2008