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The myth of osteoporosis
Argues that osteoporosis is not as widespread a disease as reported, and that most of what you could do to prevent osteoporosis later in life has nothing to do with getting a test or taking a drug. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Chronic fatigue syndrome: when life falls apart
Deals with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and its impact on one woman's life, especially her relationship with her partner and her inability to work. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Doulas create birth memories worth cherishing
Describes the philosophy and duties of a doula. Includes positive benefits of doula-attended births. (See Details)
Published: 2003
First National Women's Health Roundtable and Reception on Parliament Hill
Describes the events surrounding the CWHN's First National Women's Health Roundtable and Reception on Parliament Hill, February 22, 2005. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Filipino nurses in Canada
Discusses Filipino nurses who are being recruited into Canada to work under the Live-In Caregiver Program (LCP), not as nurses, but as nannies and 24-hour home support workers. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Building bridges across difference and disability
Describes the "Building Bridges Across Difference and Disability" booklet designed to help care providers treat clients with facial and physical differences. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Widespread use of SSRI antidepressants drives soaring health care costs in Canada/What are SSRI antidepressants?
Questions the science behind SSRI antidepressants and their real-world effectiveness. Examines why so many SSRIs are prescribed to women, as well as safety concerns and alternative treatment options. (See Details)
Published: 2006
"Breast cancer genes": myths and facts. From the Boston Women's Health Book Collective and the Council for Responsible Genetics
Discusses the geneticization of breast cancer, the discovery of the so-called "breast cancer genes" (BRCA-1 and BRCA-2), and the positive and negative effects of genetic screening for breast cancer. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Which tips for health really matter?
Provides a darkly humourous comparison of "personal" health tips with the social determinants of health. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Aboriginal women too often the victims of racialized, sexualized violence
Examines the urgent state of affairs regarding the safety of Aboriginal women in Canada. Discusses the Sisters In Spirit Initiative. (See Details)
Published: 2007