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Towards healthy environments for children: frequently asked questions about breastfeeding in a contaminated environment  
http://nnewh.org/images/upload/attach/7437POLICY%20SHEET.NNEWH.2pg.pdf

Argues that breastmilk is safer and healthier for children than manufactured infant formulas, even in a contaminated environment.

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Published: 2005
Telling a new story about risk: gender, breastfeeding and broadening the questions on child survival  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no2EN.pdf

Argues that breasfeeding should not be seen soley as risky behaviour when looking and studying women, HIV transmission and child survival.

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Published: 2006
Blurring the boundaries: women's caring work and Manitoba health care reform  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Examines how caring work has been transformed as a result of health care reforms in Manitoba, and how care porviders have been affected.

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Published: 2002
Health care restructuring, agricultural reform, and rural women's experiences of paid and unpaid work  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Reports on a research project that studied women's accounts of their lives after restructuring in the health care and agricultural sectors.

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Published: 2005
Women working in small workplaces  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol4no2EN.pdf

Reports on a research project that studied women's experiences in small workplaces in Newfoundland.

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Published: 2005
Social determinants of mental health disparities among new mothers  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol5no1EN.pdf

Reports on research looking at the fundamental causes of mental health disparities among different groups of new mothers. Also presents some preliminary data on mental well-being among these women.

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Published: 2006
Mothers caring for children with cancer  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no1EN.pdf

Explores the specific caring tasks that mothers of children with cancer perform and captured the women's perceptions of the health impact of those tasks.

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Published: 2002
Restructuring and women's health: the fisheries crisis in Newfoundland  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Examines the relationship between restructuring and women's health in a fisheries-dependent region of Newfoundland in the wake of the groundfish crisis.

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Published: 2001
Moving in the right direction? Regionalizing maternal health services in British Columbia  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Summarizes findings of a study that provides a snapshot of how maternity clients are affected by many of the policy changes that are taking place at provincial and local levels.

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Published: 2000
Gender, work and health: an analysis of the 1994 National Population Health Survey  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol1no1EN.pdf

Explores the differences in the health of men and women and how paid and unpaid work conditions and social, personal and material resources affect the health of women and men.

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Published: 2000