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Making it mandatory: should HIV tests be required for pregnant women?
Introduces the debate surrounding manadatory HIV testing for pregnant women. Discusses the development of antiviral therapies and their effect reducing the number of mother-to-child transmissions of HIV. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Women, diversity and access to health care in Atlantic Canada: a preliminary perspective
Examines the knowledge gap in the Atlantic Region about accessibility of health care for disadvantaged sub-populations in general and women in particular. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Made in Canada: home grown research on Canadian women's health
Highlights the findings of research conducted by the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health, the Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence and the Canadian Institute for Health Research. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The young and the breastless: young women take on breast cancer their way
Describes what occured during a networking event dedicated to young women living with breast cancer called The Young and the Breastless. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Putting migration and ethnicity on the women's health map
Argues that it is essential to integrate ethnicity and migration into how we understand and study women's health challenges. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Breast cancer prevention and hormone manipulation: a debate long overdue
Discusses the debate surrounding chemoprevention - are women true participants in breast cancer prevention research or are they simply targets for drug company hype? (See Details)
Published: 1998
One woman's story: many women's lives
Reports on the "G" case and discusses how its holds implications for women's rights and the outcome of the ruling will affect all women, particularly First Nations women. (See Details)
Published: 1997
What a tangled web we weave: the ups and downs of women working for change on the Net
Discusses the upside and downside of women's groups using the Internet for communication, planning, finding information and creating new resources. Examines the Internet's limitations and its possibilities. (See Details)
Published: 2000
A woman's guide to health care debates
Provides a guide that is intended to help women sort through some of the numbers and terms related to health policy, health economics, and health care reform, so they too can be part of an informed discussion on planning for care. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Drugs in our water: chronic exposure to chemicals in water supply may be harmful to health
Explores the issue of trace amounts of pharmaceutical drugs that can enter our drinking water from lakes, rivers, streams and groundwater. (See Details)
Published: 2003