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What makes us healthy, what makes us sick?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Highlights recent work from the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health on the links between women's health and their social and economic circumstances.

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Published: 2001
Empowerment in the context of poverty: low-income mothers in Saskatoon  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Discusses the impact of poverty of the health of women.

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Published: 2001
Social justice is good for our hearts: why societal factors, not lifestyles, are major causes of heart disease in Canada and els  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/heart_health/justice2.pdf

Outlines the role that income and its distribution play in the incidence of cardiovascular disease.

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Published: 2002
A full measure: women's occupational status and health  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no3EN.pdf

Provides a summary of a research research project that examined the gap between conceptualizations and measurements of women’s health and suggests ways to advance measurements.

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Published: 2002
Women, income and health in Manitoba: an overview and ideas for action  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/resources/women_poverty/wih-report.pdf

Explores the relationship between the health of Manitoba women and their socio-economic status. Describes income distribution and poverty in Canada and Manitoba, as well as some of the key health services issues for low-income women. Provides a summary of the literature on the relationship between income and health. Presents ideas for interventions in public policy that will improve the health of Manitoba women living in poverty.

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Published: 2002
Living in balance: gender, structural inequalities, and health promoting behaviors in Manitoba First Nation communities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/pwhce/livingInBalance.pdf

Describes health promoting behaviours such as engaging in more physical activity, positive dietary changes, quitting smoking, and stopping drinking for a time, in First Nations peoples.

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Published: 2000
Inequality is bad for our hearts: why low income and social exclusion are major causes of heart disease in Canada

Outlines the role that income and its distribution play in the incidence of cardiovascular disease.

Published: 2001
Family matters: women in Nova Scotia, part 2 of a statistical series  
http://women.gov.ns.ca/pubs2002-03/familymatters.pdf

This document has been designed to provide easy access to facts and figures about women in Nova Scotia. It examines in detail the demographic facts and trends related to Nova Scotia women.

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Published: 2000
Social investment in New Brunswick  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/policy_disc_papers/disc-series7.pdf

Shows case studies of social investment. Discusses challenges, strengths and values of each case.

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Published: 2000
Poverty is not just about income: it's also about assets  
http://www.cprn.org/en/doc.cfm?doc=1167
Argues that failure to see poverty in broader terms leads to policy responses that emphasize income support, responses that do not go far enough to provide a route out of poverty. (See Details)
Published: 2005