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Dangerous prescriptions? Benzodiazepine use among Aboriginal senior women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Discusses the health consequences caused by over-prescription of benzodiazepines to older Aboriginal women.

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Published: 2006
Minobimadziwin: the good life for Aboriginal women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Discusses the road to "minobimadziwin" or well-being for Aboriginal women.

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Published: 2005
Healthy living and Aboriginal women: the tension between hard evidence and soft logic  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Looks at the health and social disparities experienced by Aboriginal women in Canada, and the linkages between these realities and healthy living policies.

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Published: 2005
Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Reports on a research project that studied the positive impact of cultural identity on the wellness of Aboriginal women in Manitoba.

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Published: 2005
Aboriginal women's health research synthesis project: final report  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/synthesis/cover.pdf

Presents recommendations to serve as the basis for priority-setting in future Aboriginal women's health research activities.

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Published: 2001
Marginalized voices from Vancouver's downtown eastside: Aboriginal women speak about their health care experiences  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no2EN.pdf

Examines whether the service delivery model employed at the Vancouver Native Health Society (VNHS) provided Aboriginal women with the appropriate professional services and education programs needed to take control of their health.

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Published: 2001
Research as a spiritual contract: an Aboriginal women's health project  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39572

Describes the work of two researchers, Connie Deiter and Linda Otway, who use specific research methods to include the participation of Aboriginal women.

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Published: 2002
Network/Le Réseau Fall/Winter 2001/2002  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/39571

Special issue: Aboriginal Women's Health.

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Published: 2002
Women, mental health, mental illness and addiction in Canada: an overview  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/womenMentalHealth.pdf

Provides information about issues in women’s mental health, illness and addictions, such as women-centred care, trauma and violence, depression, and more, and makes recommendations for the next steps.

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Published: 2006
Talking about weight with Aboriginal women  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39581

Summarizes research done on weight preoccupation among Aboriginal girls and women. Shows that body image and weight perception is a problem in Aboriginal communities, particularly those living in or close to an urban centre.

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Published: 2002