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The midlife health needs of women with disabilities  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Looks at physical, financial and informational factors that affect a disabled woman's health at midlife.

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Published: 2001
Missing voices in long-term care policy making: elderly women and women with disabilities receiving home care  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Explores the perspectives and aspirations of frail elderly women and younger women with disabilities who rely on care and assistance at home in Ontario.

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Published: 2000
Silent measures: disability and the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no3EN.pdf

Draws attention to the measurements that inform health research and policy making. Questions the notion of the "ideal citizen" that underpins the Strategy, suggesting it implicitly excludes people with disabilities.

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Published: 2002
Women with disabilities in the urban environment  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/wwdisaEN.pdf

Looks at the social participation of women with disabilities. Examines how issues of identity, accessibility, poverty, housing supports, transportation, and urban governance intersect with one another.

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Published: 2005
Relief at what cost? Women with disabilities and substance use/misuse: tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs

Examines substance dependance (including tobacco) among women with disabilities, including why they start, continue and cut back/stop using substances, why the use of substances is different from non-disabled women, which substances cause the most problems, and which programs work.

Published: 1995
A way out: women with disabilities and smoking  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/tobac-tabac/awayout-sortie/index_e.html

Provides resources and tips to help women with disabilities put together a personal plan for reducing the amount they smoke, or to quit smoking altogether.

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Published: 1997
Disability-related support arrangements, policy options and implications for women's equality  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/0662653238/index_e.html

Examines equality issues with respect to women with disabilities and the women who provide support to them.

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Published: 2001
The impact of block funding on women with disabilities  
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/pubs/pubspr/066263473X/index_e.html

Examines the effects of Canada Health and Social Transfer payments on women with disabilities. Disability benefits, home care, health care, and the deficit are all studied in the context of the lives of women with disabilities.

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Published: 1998
We're women, too: identifying barriers to gynecologic and breast health care of women with disabilities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/werewomentoo.pdf

Examines to what extent women with disabilities regularly receive screening for breast and cervical cancer, as well as what barriers prevent them from receiving this care Provides recommendations to help eliminate those.

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Published: 2003
The challenges of change: the midlife health needs of women with disabilities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/challenges-of-change.pdf

Examines the difficulty in distinguishing the differential impacts of menopause, aging and the effects of a particular disability.

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Published: 2000