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The health of minority women  
http://www.4woman.gov/owh/pub/minority/

Examines various topics regarding the health of minority women in the United States, which includes African American or Black women, Hispanic women or Latinas, Asian American women, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander women and American Indian/Alaska Native women. Looks at barriers limiting access to health care, the use of preventive health services, and health status and concerns.

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Published: 2003
Mother and child reunion: preventing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder by promoting women's health  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/FASbrief.pdf

Describes current knowledge about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and prevention strategies. Outlines an alternative approach to FAS prevention that would be more effective for both mothers and babies.

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Published: 2003
One of a kind  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_2_Summer.pdf

This article introduces the Montreal Assault Prevention Centre and describes the centre's prevention philosophy and the development of their program. Discuses violence against women and children and the use of empowerment as assault prevention. 

 


 


 


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Published: 1991
Intimate partner violence : Violence prevention is a public health issue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39433

A public opinion survey conducted in 2002 for the New Brunswick government showed that many people, female and male, tend to trivialize violence and to blame the victim. This article looks at the need to step up our prevention and education efforts when it comes to violence against women.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2007
Standing still and taking stock: the well being interview  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses the possibility of seeing our health on a continuum rather than about health and sickness; Introduces the Well Being Interview (WBI) as a preventative health oriented tool, discusses the benefits and limitations of this tool for women.

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Published: 1980
Feldenkrais : awareness through movement  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article describes Feldenkrais Movement Therapy, an approach to improve body alignment and motion. 

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Published: 1985
Gatekeepers: a challenge to health promotion  
This article speaks to the Gatekeepers Health Project in Thompson, Manitoba and the challenges they experience to improve health promotion. Explains their experience in developing necessary programs in the north with little funding.

This article speaks to the Gatekeepers Health Project in Thompson, Manitoba and the challenges they experience to improve health promotion. Explains their experience in developing necessary programs in the north with little funding. 

 

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Published: 1988