Search Resources (English): Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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Health technologies: are they helping women?
Debates the validity of health technologies as diagnostic tools, in particular bone mineral density testing and hormone replacement therapy. (See Details)
Published: 2000
The Institute of Gender and Health: a year in review
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
Health complications from breast implant surgery common: follow up procedures from private cosmetic surgery draws on public heal
Provides a listing of health complications associated with breast implants, including surgical, loca, systematic, and psychological complications. (See Details)
Published: 2003
New Canadian consensus statement on intimate partner violence: violence linked to poor health, chronic conditions
Discusses the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' Intimate Partner Violence Consensus Statement. (See Details)
Published: 2005
New prenatal screening recommendations discriminatory
Discusses, with regards to new recommendations from the SOGC for pregnant women, how it is critical that value-neutral information convey not just the challenges of Down syndrome but also the richly rewarding lives possible for those with Down syndrome. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
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
Don't swallow everything you hear about women's health
Discusses women and medications. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Toxins & tampons
Discusses the possible dangers of tampon use, including the risk of cuts from fibres, the toxic ingredients present in tampons, the risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome. Offers information on alternative menstrual products. (See Details)
Published: 1998
When sadness follows childbirth: postpartum depression
Discusses postpartum depression (PPD) and postpartum psychosis (PPS). Describes the symptoms of PPD and offers coping techniques. (See Details)
Published: 2001