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Overweight and obesity in Canada: a population health perspective  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/products/CPHIOverweightandObesityAugust2004_e.pdf

Synthesizes the current state of knowledge related to: 1) the nature and extent of the problem of obesity, 2) the impact of obesity as a case for prevention and control, 3) a population health perspective on the determinants of obesity, and 4) effectiveness of strategies for addressing obesity and its determinants. Identifies priorities for future policy-relevant research and presents the author's options for promising interventions for reducing population obesity levels.

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Published: 2004
Physical activity and obesity in Canadian women  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S6

Reviews the current state of physical activity and overweight/obesity among Canadian women, including health implications. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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Published: 2004
Weight problems in Québec: getting mobilized  
http://www.aspq.org/DL/gettingmob.pdf

Describes weight-related problems and proposes that innovative approaches are required as traditional approaches to these problems have failed.

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Published: 2004
Health problems in African American women  
http://www.4woman.gov/minority/africanamerican/
Provides general information on various health topics that are of importance to black women. Includes American reference and resources for each. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Body weight and body image  
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6874/4/S1/S5
Examines body weight and image issues for Canadian women, including the impacts of weight prejudice. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women) (See Details)
Published: 2004
20 common problems in women's health care
Looks at the twenty conditions that most often prompt women to seek health care. Provides relevant pathophysiology, patient evaluation procedures, diagnostics, and treatment.
Published: 2000
Hungry for more: a keeping-it-real guide for Black women on weight and body image
Details the author's account of her sister's death from gastric bypass surgery. Advocates for a slow and steady approach to weight loss under a doctor's supervision.
Published: 2005
Sister talk 2  
http://www.brighamandwomens.org/connorscenter/cardiovascular/SisterTalk.aspx
Presents a ten-part television series designed to help Black women learn practiical strategies to improve their heart health. Covers topics such as diabetes, blood pressure, stroke, cholesterol, healthy weights, stress, smoking, and advocacy. (See Details)
Published: 2006
New Brunswick women and health  
http://www.acswcccf.nb.ca/english/documents/Fact%20sheet2006%20HealthENG.doc
Provides some statistical data on the health status of women in New Brunswick, including data on physical activity and obesity, reproductive health, mental health and addictions, and causes of death. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Losing weight: for better, not worse
Explores the basic principles of healthy weight management and principal knowledge on weight-loss products, services and methods (WLPSM), their limits and the risks associated with their use.
Published: 2005