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Day in the life

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Film
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Silent Spring Insitute

A short online video that follows a woman as she goes through her day, and identifies the toxic substances that she encounters throughout her day. 

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Fairly foul

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YWCA Muskoka
Publication Date: 
2012
Publication Place: 
Muskoka, ON

A documentary highlighting some of the hidden hazards in health and beauty products, including interviews with groups working to educate and empower Canadian consumers. Contributing groups include Environmental Defence, Femme Toxic, Love the Label, and Breast Cancer Action Montreal. 

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Fairly Foul is also available in a higher resolution version at vimeo.com. For more information about the film, or to receive resource material related to the film, please contact YWCA Muskoka at 705-645-9827 or fairlyfoul@ywcamuskoka.com

The impact of overweight and obesity on maternal and newborn health: a critical review of the literature

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Kathy Petite
Barbara Clow
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health
Publication Date: 
July 2010
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

A literature review that examines the health implications of obesity and overweight in pregnancy, starting with the physical health of women and children and moving on to a consideration of some of the social determinants of health. The review closes with a synthesis of findings and recommendations for further research.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A Tamil adaptation of Canada's food guide to healthy eating (Tamil)

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Tamil
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Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a Tamil adaptation of Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating. Includes culturally specific foods and full colour illustrations.

A Punjabi adaptation of Canada's food guide to healthy eating (Punjabi)

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Punjabi
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Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a Punjabi adaptation of Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating. Includes culturally specific foods and full colour illustrations.

A Spanish adaptation of Canada's food guide to healthy eating (Spanish)

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Spanish
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Adaptación al idioma Español de la Guía de alimentos de Canadá para comer saludablemente
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Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents a Spanish adaptation of Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating. Includes culturally specific foods and full colour illustrations.

La santé et la sécurité d'abord! : proposition en vue de renouvellement de la législation fédérale en matière de protection de l

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Santé Canada
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Santé Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa (Ontario)

Expose une proposition de créer une nouvelle loi, la Loi sur la protection de la santé du Canada (en remplaçant la Loi sur les aliments et drogues, la Loi sur les produits dangereux, la Loi sur la quarantaine et la Loi sur les dispositifs émettant des radiations, et en modifiant les lois telles que la Loi sur le tabac). Présente les raisons pour cette revue législative et une vue d'ensemble de la proposition du gouvernement. Donne des termes en discussion sur lesquelles l'avis des canadiens et canadiennes est en solicité y inclu: les valeur fondamentales; des lacunes dans la législation en force; des problèmes de catégorisation des «produits de santé»; la protection des renseignements personnels sur la santé recueillis par le gouvernement; les pouvoirs de réglementation et la mise en application de la loi; et l'intervention d'urgence. Explique les manières par lesquelles les canadiens et les canadiennes peuvent s'exprimer sur tous les questions autour de la nouvelle loi. Disponible aussi en anglais sous le titre: Health and safety first!: a proposal to renew federal health protection legislation.

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ISBN 0662674200
LEGI.H43 2003

Points de repère sur le diéthylstilbestrol

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D.E.S. Action Canada
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D.E.S. Action Canada
Publication Place: 
Montréal (Québec)

Offre de l’information à l’intention des professionnels de la santé afin de les sensibiliser aux effets du diéthylstilbestrol (D.E.S.) sur la santé des mères, filles et fils qui y ont été exposés in utero . Examine les effets du D.E.S. sur l’appareil génital féminin et masculin, la fertilité, la grossesse, les risques de cancer, et l’état de santé en général.

sexualityandu.ca

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Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Web site that provides information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), contraception awareness, lifestyle choices, and healthy sexuality for teens, adults, parents, teachers, and health professionals.

Women's Health Matters

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Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers consumer information, news, and research findings on women's health, diseases, and lifestyle trends.

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