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Soy story  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39633
Presents information regarding research conducted on soy products, and their possible health benefits for women. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Mothers in motion: encouraging women to be active with their children  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39535
Describes the "Mothers in Motion" web site program available from the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity. Emphasizes that a mother's participation in sport increases her child's participation. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Grassroots organizations play an instrumental role in government accountability and contribute to healthy public policies: Statu  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/cwhn/swc-oped.html
Regarding the recent cuts to Status of Women Canada, the author discusses how grassroots women's organizations across the country fulfill an essential democratic process and function as an accountability mechanism to government. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Taking our message to the Supreme Court of Canada  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39762
Discusses the organization of the Women's Health Rights Coalition in response to the issues involved in the "G" case. Speaks of the reasons behind the coalition's formation. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Papalooza: the smear campaign: celebrating and promoting the health of queer women and trans people  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39588
Discusses the need for lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women to access STI screening, including Pap smears. Details a program created by the Queer Women's and Trans Health Series called Papalooza: The Smear Campaign. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Breastfeeding in a contaminated environment  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39519
Examines how toxic chemicals in the environment can pose prenatal and postnatal health risks in infants, children and the general public. Discusses the chemical residues in breast milk. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Protecting abortion providers  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39731
Discusses attacks on Canadian and U.S. abortion providers, and what security measures can be taken to prevent other attacks. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Women's healthcare jobs threatened by privatizaiton. British Columbia: a case in point  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39514
Examines the impact of British Columbia's decision to privatize health support jobs, a female-dominated workforce. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Alcohol and other drug use during pregnancy: the facts  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39764
Discusses how pregnant women who use alcohol and other drugs risk giving birth to children affected by fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and other alcohol and drug-related developmental disabilities (ADRDD). (See Details)
Published: 1997
The Institute of Gender and Health: a year in review  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39566
Provides the history and origins of the Institute of Gender and Health, one of the thirteen Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Describes the institutes strategic initiatives, events, and activities. (See Details)
Published: 2002