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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
Envisioning healthy living for women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Examines what is required for women to lead healthful lives, including issues such as caregiving, housing, smoking, and more.

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Published: 2005
Voices from the community  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no1EN.pdf

Explores the experiences of women who have been marginalized in and by society, including immigrant women, Aboriginal women, female sex trade workers, women living in poverty, and more, and details barriers to health and wellness.

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Published: 2003
Does sex matter?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Presents summaries of studies, complete or in progress, from the five Centres of Excellence for Women's Health, in four broad categories (health status, health services, health care reform, and diverse communities of women).

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Published: 2000
Who cares? The costs and benefits of caregiving  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Discusses the tasks, meanings and consequences of caregiving in the home and in relation to health care reform. Provides synopsis of various research projects conducted by the five Centres of Excellence for Women's Health.

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Published: 2002
What do women want?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no2EN.pdf

Describes efforts to make the Canadian health care system more effective and appropriate for women.

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Published: 2001
What's policy got to do with it?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no1EN.pdf

Presents articles that discuss the influence that Centres have had on health policy to date. Themes include: redefining policy making, taking action to influence policy, and policy for rural women.

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Published: 2001
What makes us healthy, what makes us sick?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Highlights recent work from the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health on the links between women's health and their social and economic circumstances.

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Published: 2001
What counts and who's counted in women's health research?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no3EN.pdf

Discusses the fact that most of health research is gender neutral and ignores the possibility of differences in health of women and men.

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Published: 2002
Gender-based analysis: beyond the Red Queen syndrome  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no3EN.pdf

Advocates for the continuing need for gender-based analysis to assess the effects of health policies and programs on women and men.

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Published: 2002