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Aboriginal women's health research

Summarizes the report written for the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health entitled, "Aboriginal Women's Health Research Synthesis Project: Final Report," available online at

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Published: 2002
Manufacturing addiction: the over-prescription of tranquilizers and sleeping pills to women in Canada

Examines the over-prescription of benzodiazepines to women in Canada. Urges the establishment of clinical practice guidelines on the use and prescribing of these drugs and sleeping pills.

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Published: Winter/Spring 2004
Still in the Shadows: Kirby report turns a blind eye to women
Published: Winter/Spring 2006
Domestic violence in the LGBT community

Discusses the issue of domestic violence in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community. Reprinted from Public Health - Seattle & King County's web site

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Published: 2000
C-section on demand: not just a matter of choice

Examines the question of caesarian section on demand, and argues that data about the effects of unnecessary C-sections is missing and/or incomplete.

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Published: 2004
Women call for culturally rooted remedies
Reports on the Wisdom of Native Women Wellness Conference, a gathering of multiple nations of Aboriginal women to address their health and wellness concerns put on by the Aboriginal Women of Montreal. (See Details)
Published: 1998
From public hospitals to private homes: guess who's picking up the tab?
Presents a social marketing poster that examines the impact of home care and unpaid caregiving on women. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Geneticization: an interview with Abby Lippman on new genetics
Discusses the consequences of the new genetics on women, in particular the health and social practices and policies applying genetic technologies will allow. (See Details)
Published: 1999
Commercializing embryos and commodifying women's bodies: why women should be concerned about stem cell research
Examines the issues surrounding stem cell research. Points out its risks to women. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Body image: young women speak out!
Reviews "That Body Image: Young Women Speak Out!" a compilation of 600 essays by young women that presents their perspectives and experiences with their own bodies. (See Details)
Published: 1999