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A roadmap for living well with chronic disease in Manitoba  
http://www.roadmaptohealth.ca/
Presents a web site with listings for a wide range of services available to people in Manitoba who are living with chronic disease. (See Details)
Published: 2006-
Turning the tide: why acting on inequity can help reduce chronic disease  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/canada/regions/atlantic/Publications/Tides_of_change/Tool_kit.pdf
Provides a tool kit that explores the links between inequity and chronic disease. (See Details)
Published: 2006
A roadmap for living well with chronic disease in Manitoba  
http://www.mssociety.ca/manitoba/pdf/Creating%20Balance.pdf
Presents listings for a wide range of services available to people in Manitoba who are living with chronic disease. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Women's encounters with the mental health establishment: escaping the yellow wallpaper
Details women's encounters within various mental health settings, and reveals the lack of women-centred focus.
Published: 2002
Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases: report of a joint WHO/FAO expert consultation, Geneva, 28 January - 1 Fe  
http://www.who.int/hpr/NPH/docs/who_fao_expert_report.pdf
Presents recommendations for action to implement more effective and sustainable policies and strategies to deal with the increasing public health challenges related to diet and health. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Women and the rapid rise of noncommunicable diseases  
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2002/WHO_NMH_02.01.pdf
Describes some of the determinants of the rapid rise in noncommunicable diseases (including mental disorders and injuries) and the challenges this advance poses. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Network: contraception and chronic conditions  
http://www.fhi.org/en/RH/Pubs/Network/v19_2/index.htm
Examines how major chronic diseases or conditions affect many people worldwide, and have important implications for making contraceptive choices. (See Details)
Published: 1999
The tides of change: addressing inequality and chronic disease in Atlantic Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/canada/regions/atlantic/Publications/Tides_of_change/tides_change_2003_e.pdf
Presents a detailed analysis of the relationship between chronic disease and social inequity in the context of Atlantic Canada’s social and economic conditions. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Use of the Internet for health information by the chronically ill  
http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2004/oct/04_0004.htm
Looks at Internet use for health information by people with chronic conditions (hypertension, diabetes, cancer, heart problems, and/or depression). Finds that use of the Internet by these patients is moderate, and that self-reported effects on choice of treatment or provider are small but noteworthy. (See Details)
Published: 2004
When the body says no: the cost of hidden stress
Looks at the roles stress and individual emotional makeup play in the causation of cancer and other chronic illnesses. Argues that knowledge of how this causal relationship works is essential to healing.
Published: 2003