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The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit : Less than meets the eye  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39436

Discusses The Children's Fitness Tax Credit, which was announced in the 2006 Federal budget, and asks who does this tax credit include, and who is left out? The article also asks, will this tax credit work?

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
The global epidemic of tobacco use among women and girls  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39438

Discusses how gender-based policies can help limit the spread of tobacco use among girls and women and improve their lives.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Understanding stigma through a gender lens  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/41610

Expalins how women and men experience and apply stigma differently.

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Published: 2009
Women and water  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42068

Outlines the research being done by the National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH) on women's relationship to our most essential resource.  The author looks at the NNEWH's website www.womenandwater.ca , a research initiative on women and water in Canada exploring Canadian water issues and the implications for women's health.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2009/2010
Women and disaster  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42110

This article is adapted from "Not Just Victims: Women in Emergencies and Disasters" from Women and Health Care Reform.  The authors make an arguement for why looking at sex and gender can help identify and prepare for different strengths and vulnerabilities in times of crisis. 

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Published: Spring/Summer 2010
The power of equity: examining gender and heart health in Ontario  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42111

This article describes the POWER (Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-Based Report) Study who are producing a women's health equity report that measures the health of Ontarians, the performance of the health care system , gender differences in access to, quality and outcomes of care for the leading causes of morbidity and mortality.  A full copy of the POWER study report is available online at http://www.powerstudy.ca/the-power-report/the-power-report-volume-1/cardiovascular-disease.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2010
Thinking about gender and wait times  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39450

Discusses the work of Women and Health Care Reform in applying a gender-based analysis to the issue of wait times in the Canadian health care system.

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Published: 2006