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Maternity care in the bush: using the Internet to provide educational resources to isolated practitioners

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English
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Online
Author: 
Sue Kildea
Kesley Barclay
Pat Brodie
Publisher: 
Rural and Remote Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Australia

Discusses the establishment and evaluation of an internet-based resource library targeting the needs of remote area maternity service providers.

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ISSN 14456354 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's economic justice project: an examination of how women would benefit from a guaranteed livable income

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Cindy L'Hirondelle
Publisher: 
Women's Livable Income Working Group
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Documents discussions that formed a sort of grassroots women's think tank to examine the benefits, particularly to women, of a Guaranteed Livable Income.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Late term abortions (after 20 weeks)

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English
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Online
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Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada
Publisher: 
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Describes the rates of late term abortions, explains the reasons why they are performed, and argues that banning late term abortions in Canada would infringe on women's constitutional rights.

What evidence is there for the prevention and screening of osteoporosis?

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Olof Johnell
Peter Hertzman
Publisher: 
Health Evidence Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Copenhagen, Denmark

Presents a review of evidence to determine the effectiveness of the prevention and screening of osteoporosis.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A breastfeeding study in a rural population in South Australia

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English
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Online
Author: 
Georgina Stamp
Helen Casanova
Publisher: 
Rural and Remote Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Australia

Examines breastfeeding rates at 6 weeks, 3 months and 6 months postpartum in a rural community. Discusses women’s postnatal breastfeeding needs.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14456354 (Online)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

National database of FASD and substance use during pregnancy resources

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Publication Date: 
2003-2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Offers a searchable database of Canadian resources and includes a description of each resource and ordering information.

First Nations Breast Cancer Society

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development

Offers support and education to aboriginal women who have breast cancer. Website includes instructions on how to order breast self-examination and breast cancer awareness videos and how to contact healing circles in British Columbia.

Primary Telephone: 
604-875-0779
Email Address: 
echoes@fnbreastcancer.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
604-872-4390
Street Address: 
309-1333 E 7th Ave
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5N 1R6
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Multiple Email found: "echoes@fnbreastcancer.bc.ca and jdavis@fnbreastcancer.bc.ca"

Gestational diabetes in the aboriginal community

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Southern Ontario Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
St. Catharines, ON

Lists the risk factors for gestational diabetes and the health risks to the mother and baby. Discusses how to prevent and manage gestational diabetes through regular exercise, meal planning and controlled weight gain.

Depression is a serious problem

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Shari Margolese
Publisher: 
FYI
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the factors that contribute to the high rate of depression amongst women who are HIV positive, including the effects of anti-HIV drugs. Lists symptoms and treatment options.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Interviewing Inuit elders: childrearing practices

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jean Briggs (ed.)
Publisher: 
Nunavut Arctic College
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Arviat, NU

Addresses traditional childrearing practices as experienced by two elders from the South Baffin Island region: Naqi Ekho and Uqsuralik Ottokie.

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