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Pieces of a puzzle: perspectives on child sexual abuse
Presents various "pieces" towards a comprehensive understanding of child sexual abuse. Offers a description of current Canadian research and intervention efforts on topics including treatment for child victims, understanding mothers of children who have been sexually abused, grooming prosecution in child sexual abuse cases and the use of community notification programs.
Published: 2001
Pills for "prevention" vs. the precautionary principle  
http://www.bcaction.org/Pages/LearnAboutUs/PillsForPrevention.html
Examines how the precautionary principle focuses on the fundamental changes in public policy that will ultimately be necessary to achieve true cancer prevention. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women and HIV: prevention  
http://www.cdnaids.ca/web/backgrnd.nsf/24157c30539cee20852566360044448c/dfa441555284f08985256bc600553539!OpenDocument
Discusses the various potential transmission methods and prevention measures of HIV for women. Articles highlights injection drug use and needle sharing, the difficulties for women in negotiating safer sex, the use of the female condom, and the use of microbicides. (See Details)
Health promotion strategies & methods
Articulates the kep principles and processes of health promotion to enable pactitioners to select, plan and implement effective programs for the promotion of better health for any issue, group or location.
Published: 1999
Sounding the alarm on type 2 diabetes: how we can prevent it  
http://www.canadianhealthnetwork.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1065630253648&pagename=CHN-RCS%2FCHNResource%2FCHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&lang=En
Provides information on the prevention of type 2 diabetes. Lists the factors that increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and offers advice on how to reduce the risk. Includes a list of symptoms of the disease. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol effects (FAE) in Canada  
http://www.cps.ca/english/statements/FN/cps96-01.htm
Discusses prevention strategies which address the dangers of alcohol use during pregnancy. Presents the Canadian Paediatric Society's recommendations. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Prevention issues for women's health in the new millennium
Highlights contributions in health-related prevention and intervention research on women.
Published: 2001
Getting serious about the flu: what you can do to prevent it  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1065630278792&pagename=CHN-RCS%2FCHNResource%2FCHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&lang=En
Discusses the risks of influenza. Describes flu symptoms and prevention, including the flu shot. Identifies the groups that are at high risk of complications from influenza. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Resources for the prevention of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)  
http://www.preventionsource.org/resources/fas/2.html
Lists and briefly describes print resources on the prevention and management of fetal alcohol syndrome, fetal alcohol effects, and neonatal abstinence syndrome. Includes ordering information or links to full text. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Myth: an ounce of prevention buys a pound of cure  
http://www.chsrf.ca/mythbusters/pdf/myth9_e.pdf
Demonstrates that the evidence does not support the broader argument that prevention and promotion will always save money. (See Details)
Published: 2003