What's Hot

Tue, 2012-06-19 15:20
The first two chapters of Rising to the Challenge, published by the Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health, are now available to download in Spanish for free as Afrontando el reto: Análisis Basado en Sexo y Género para...
Tue, 2012-06-19 15:16
The latest update to It’s your health on Health Canada is on sodium, a nutrient found in table salt and many other foods. Your body needs some sodium to function, but too much may lead to high blood pressure (a major risk factor for stroke,...
Tue, 2012-06-19 14:26
The DisAbled Women’s Network /Réseau d'action de femmes handicapées (RAFH) Canada with their partner the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) are launching a National Community Development Initiative to address various priority issues of...
Tue, 2012-06-12 14:53
What’s the average age in Brandon MB? How many women live in Steinbach MB? How many men?  The answers to these questions, as well as other interesting facts, are now available by age group, gender and geography. To view a profile of your community,...
Tue, 2012-06-12 14:49
Eco-Journal, the newsletter of the Environmental Health Association of Quebec, has posted their latest issue online. The mission of the Environmental Health Association of Québec (EHAQ) is the protection of the environment and human health...
Tue, 2012-06-12 04:00
The Breast Cancer Fund is asking supporters today (June 12) to join them on Facebook and Twitter to send Campbell Soup Company an urgent demand: Campbell's, spell it out for us: what's in your can linings? Here's what the Breast...
Fri, 2012-06-08 10:18
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 ~ 5:30pm – 7:30pm Society for Manitobans with Disabilities – Room 202 SMD is across the street from the Health Sciences main entrance (Winnipeg) Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba is hosting the third meeting of Women...
Fri, 2012-06-08 10:15
The latest recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on hormone therapy, published this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine, says that women who are past menopause and healthy should not take hormones to prevent dementia,...
Fri, 2012-06-08 10:10
The Institute for Gender and Health conference registration is now live! Montréal, Canada October 29-31, 2012 Register online The conference will explore advances in our understandings of how sex and gender influence the health of women, men, and people...
Fri, 2012-06-08 09:10
Invites you to its next meeting: Thursday June 14th , 6pm@ DIRA (potluck style) 2035 boulevard Saint-Laurent, Métro St Laurent Their invitation says : “We want to create a safe, non-judgmental space to share experiences of madness to better...
Fri, 2012-06-08 05:10
Media Release – For Immediate Release Wednesday, May 30, 2012  Civil society groups and medical professionals applaud recognition of Dr. Nancy Olivieri. The courageous researcher has been honoured and vindicated by an honorary degree from Dalhousie...
Tue, 2012-06-05 15:18
Dr. Jerilynn Prior, UBC Professor of Medicine and Scientific Director of Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR) is conducting a study to test effectiveness of oral micronized progesterone for hot flushes and night sweats in...
Tue, 2012-06-05 15:08
A recent study that compares birth control methods concludes that long-lasting methods such as IUDs (intrauterine devices) and hormonal implants are more effective at preventing pregnancy, although their effectiveness must be weighed against other...
Sat, 2012-06-02 10:42
Thursday, June 7, 2012 Presented by the Status of Women Office, Ministry of Social Services and Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE) Agenda: Women's Health, Gender-Based Analysis and Policy Morning: What’s New? • A review of what's new in...
Tue, 2012-05-29 09:21
New research suggests that young women are much less likely than young men to be told by their doctors about how their cancer treatments can lead to their infertility. Read the story by Amy Norton in Reuters Health, Women get less...
Tue, 2012-05-29 09:20
A recent commentary from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines how women may be impacted by the latest Federal budget cuts: “The only mention of either men or women in the 400-odd page 2012 Budget Implementation Bill is with regards to the...
Tue, 2012-05-29 09:18
In this new book, Dr. Ryan Meili draws on his experiences as a family physician in inner-city Saskatoon, Mozambique, and rural Saskatchewan, to argue that health delivery too often focuses on treatment of immediate causes and ignores more fundamental...
Tue, 2012-05-29 09:02
ECHO (Improving Women’s Health in Ontario) wrote in their newsletter in May: “On April 25, the Federal Government announced substantial cuts to the federal budget, including the devastating elimination of the $2.9 million Women’s Health Contribution...
Wed, 2012-05-23 09:52
The British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health in collaboration with Women's Cardiovascular Health at the University of British Columbia is pleased to announce the following opportunity. They are looking for a qualified and capable part...
Tue, 2012-05-22 09:28
Girls and boys have many differences when it comes to their mental health, as revealed in The Health of Canada’s young people: A mental health focus, a 194-page report just released by the Public Health Agency of Canada This report presents the...