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Obesity: A research journal

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
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Obesity is the official journal of The Obesity Society. Available in print and online, Obesity is dedicated to increasing knowledge, fostering research, and promoting better treatment for people with obesity and their loved ones. Obesity publishes important peer-reviewed research, cutting-edge reviews, commentaries, and public health and medical developments.

Primary Telephone: 
(301) 563-6526
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(301) 563-6595
Street Address: 
The Obesity Society Executive Office
Addt'l Street Address: 
8757 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1320
City: 
Silver Spring
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20910
Country: 
USA

International Journal of Epidemiology

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Research
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Encourages communication among those engaged in the research, teaching, and application of epidemiology of both communicable and non-communicable disease, including research into health services and medical care. Also covered are new methods, epidemiological and statistical, for the analysis of data used by those who practise social and preventive medicine. The International Journal of Epidemiology is published six times yearly.

Environmental Health Perspectives

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Governmental Body
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English
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Research
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A monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news published by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. EHP's mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of the interrelationships between the environment and human health by publishing in a balanced and objective manner the best peer-reviewed research and most current and credible news of the field. With an impact factor of 6.09, EHP is the top monthly journal in public, environmental, and occupational health and the third-ranked monthly journal in environmental sciences.

EHP publishes articles from a wide range of scientific disciplines encompassing basic research; epidemiologic studies; risk assessment; relevant ethical, legal, social, environmental justice, and policy topics; longitudinal human studies; in vitro and in vivo animal research with a clear relationship to human health; and environmental medicine case reports. Because children are uniquely sensitive to their environments, EHP devotes a research section specifically to issues surrounding children's environmental health.

Email Address: 
http://ehp03.niehs.nih.gov/feedbackCreate.action?page=%252Fstatic%252Fcontact.action
Country: 
USA

Diabetes Voice

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Spanish
Russian
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Research
Community education/development
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The quarterly magazine of the International Diabetes Federation. It covers the latest developments in diabetes care, education, prevention, research, health policy and economics, as well as themes related to living with diabetes. Experts are invited to share their knowledge and views on these subjects in special issues of the magazine. Special issues have focussed on subjects such as eating and diabetes; the diabetic foot; the metabolic syndrome; insulin and diabetes supplies; diabetes in young people; diabetes education; chronic disease management.

Primary Telephone: 
+32-2-538 55 11
Email Address: 
http://www.idf.org/diabetesvoice/contact
Fax Number: 
+32-2-538 51 14
Street Address: 
166 Chaussée de la Hulpe
Addt'l Street Address: 
B-1170
City: 
Brussels
Country: 
Belgium

University of Minnesota Press

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Publisher
Primary Telephone: 
612-627-1970
Email Address: 
ump@umn.edu
Fax Number: 
612-627-1980
Street Address: 
Suite 290
Addt'l Street Address: 
111 Third Avenue
City: 
South Minneapolis
Province: 
MN
Postal/ZIP Code: 
55401
Country: 
USA

To render ourselves visible: women of color organizing & Hurricane Katrina

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Alisa Bierria, INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
Mayaba Liebenthal, INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
Publisher: 
South End Press
Publication Date: 
2007

Excerpt from the book What Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the State of the Nation discussing how women of color bear the brunt of compromised safety during a disaster and after.

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Available online.

Successful aging of women with intellectual disabilities: the Toronto experience

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English
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Online
Author: 
Maaike Canrinus
Yona Lunsky
Edition: 
Volume 10, Number 1
Publisher: 
Journal on Developmental Disabilities
Publication Date: 
2003

Identifies some key issues in aging for older women with intellectual disabilities from the perspectives of the women themselves.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographic references.

Fédération du Québec pour le planning des naissances

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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Français
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Community education/development
Information provision and referral
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Research
Support group/peer support
A feminist group of women and individuals making reproductive health and sexuality its priorities of work. The FQPN promotes access to critical and reliable information, freedom of choice, as well as accessible services making it possible for women to make enlightened decisions and to assume responsibility for their own sexual health.

 

 

Primary Telephone: 
514-866-3721
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@fqpn.qc.ca
Fax Number: 
514-866-1100
Street Address: 
405-110, rue Ste-Thérèse
City: 
Montrél
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2Y 1E6

Hesperian

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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The Hesperian Foundation is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care. Simply written and heavily illustrated, Hesperian books are designed so that people with little formal education can understand, apply and share health information. Developed collaboratively with health workers and community members from around the world, our books and newsletters address the underlying social, political, and economic causes of poor health and suggest ways groups can organize to improve health conditions in their communities.

Primary Telephone: 
510-845-1447
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
510-845-0539
Street Address: 
1919 Addison Street, Suite 304,
City: 
Berkeley
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94704

Institute for the Study of Women

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Educational Institution
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English
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Publisher
Primary Telephone: 
902-457-6319
Email Address: 
atlantis@msvu.ca
Fax Number: 
902-443-1352
Street Address: 
Mount Saint Vincent
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3M 2J6
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