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‘Boom, Bust and Beyond’ : Women’s Perspectives on the Mountain Pine Beetle  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39369

Discusses findings from the March 2008  conference, "Boom, Bust and Beyond: Women's Perspectives on the Mountain Pine Beetle," at the University of Northern British Columbia about the social, economic and health-related impacts of the mountain pine beetle  infestation in Northern British Columbia, and to identify issues and concerns as described by women in beetle-affected communities.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009
The great hormone debate  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1986_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article covers hormone replacement therapy. Indicates the decision about whether to seek or to accept hormone therapy remains the crucial issue for most menopausal women. 


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Published: 1986
Network/Le Réseau Summer 1998  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/network-reseau/1-2/index.html
Published: 1998
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