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Network/Le Réseau Fall 2005  
http://www.cwhn.ca/files/network-vol8no12EN.pdf
Special focus: Women and HIV/AIDS. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Reality: the unaffordable option  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39733
Discusses the role of female condoms in HIV prevention. (See Details)
Published: 1998
The consequences of cultural diversity  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39602
Discusses defining cultural diversity and the impact and consequences it has on women's health. (See Details)
Published: 2001
My old woman  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39591
Provides an imaginative short piece, written by a breast cancer survivor. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Finding out about birthing options in rural Canada is harder than you might think  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39553
Presents the finding of a pilot study comparing women's experiences of rural maternity care in Ontario and Alberta. Details that women living in rural areas often experience difficulties accessing both health information and services. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Health concerns for Diane-35: drug advertised widely to teens and doctors in Canada despite health warnings  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39511
Discusses the health concerns for Diane-35, a combination product advertised as a birth control pill and acne medication. Looks at how this drug is advertised to both physicians and consumers. (See Details)
Published: 2004
International women's mental health consensus statement approved  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39465
Announces the approval of an international consensus statement calling for the prioritization of women's mental health by the World Psychiatric Association. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Two moms better than one?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39679
Discusses lesbian parenting, artificial insemination, finding the right donor, and the difficulties of defining roles. (See Details)
Published: 1999
"Breast cancer genes": myths and facts. From the Boston Women's Health Book Collective and the Council for Responsible Genetics  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39625
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
The evidence is in... it's time to act on homecare  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39562
Discusses the origin and history of the "Charlottetown Declaration on the Right to Care." Argues that action to deliver the home care services needed in Canada is long past due. (See Details)
Published: 2002