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Thu, 2007-11-22 00:00
Inflammatory breast cancer is an uncommon type of breast cancer that can grow and spread quickly even at a relatively early stage of the disease. This type of cancer can develop when breast cancer cells block the lymph vessels that remove fluids,...
Thu, 2007-11-22 00:00
This document is the most recent in a series of reports on the poverty of women in Canada published by CASW to provide knowledge, increase awareness, and promote social justice. This report specifically examines the income disparity of senior women as a...
Thu, 2007-11-22 00:00
Barbara Starfield,  Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USAAnne-Emanuelle Birn,  Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health - December 2007...
Thu, 2007-11-22 00:00
Access Alliance Multicultural Community Health Centre (AAMCHC) in collaboration with Dr Carles Muntaner, Psychiatry and Addiction Nursing Research Chair at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, is initiating a new research initiative focused on...
Thu, 2007-11-22 00:00
Neighbours, Friends and Families is a public education campaign to raise awareness of the signs of woman abuse so that those close to an at-risk woman or an abusive man can help.
Thu, 2007-11-22 00:00
Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMP) is a coalition of professional representatives from agencies concerned with infants and their families. Their mission is to develop and support best practices for enhancing infant mental health through education,...
Thu, 2007-11-22 00:00
The Interagency Youth Working Group (IYWG) is pleased to announce Youth InfoNet 39. This issue of the monthly e-newsletter on youth reproductive health and HIV prevention features 12 program resources with Web links, and 14 summaries of published...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
Written by Dennis Raphael, Ann Curry-Stevens and Toba Bryant Despite Canada’s reputation as a leader in developing and promoting health promotion and population health concepts, implementation of public policies in support of health has been woefully...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
A groundbreaking examination of women and their risk of HIV infection Black Women's Risk for HIV: Rough Living is a valuable look into the structural and behavioral factors in high-risk environments—specifically inner-city neighborhoods like the “Rough”...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
The awareness of psychological trauma has grown exponentially in the past decade and clinicians in many areas have increasingly found themselves confronted with the need to provide trauma-related services to clients. Still, there remains a serious lack...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
Among patients 50 years or older, women appear less likely than men to be admitted to an ICU and to receive selected life-supporting treatments and more likely than men to die after critical illness. Differences in presentation of critical illness,...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
The first-ever pan-territorial study on homelessness sheds a stark light on the bleak realities facing many women and their children living in Canada's North. You Just Blink and It Can Happen: A Study of Women's Homelessness North of 60 concludes that...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
An Interdisciplinary PhD student at the University of Alberta is doing a qualitative study on people’s experiences with Candida—how they understand the disease, some of the difficulties associated with getting a diagnosis, and how they’ve learned to live...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
Sexual Health is Everyone’s Responsibility: Resource Extraction and Sexual Health in Inuit CommunitiesDeadline for submissions: December 15, 2007 February 12, 13 and 14, 2008 Inuvik, NT We invite workshop presenters to share their knowledge, skills and...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
Uniterra program: gender advisory positionsNovember 30, 2007The Uniterra program, jointly created by WUSC in Ottawa and CECI in Montréal, provides numerous opportunities for Canadian citizens and landed immigrants to volunteer abroad in their field of...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
CANADIAN WOMEN'S STUDIES ASSOCIATIONDeadline for proposals: November 16th, 2007Conference: June 1st - 3rd, 2008 CONGRESS THEME: Penser sans frontières: Thinking Beyond Borders - Global Ideas: Global Values / Idées mondiales: valeurs mondiales. The CWSA/...
Thu, 2007-11-15 00:00
Wellocities is a new online social network that enables Canadians living with diabetes to be in control of their health journey.  It is an online community that delivers the first national Web directory of health services, trustworthy knowledge and the...
Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
A new Global Health Technical Briefs is now available.  Global Health Technical Briefs summarize the most important information on a timely reproductive health topic in two pages, and pinpoint the implications for public health programs. Each brief...
Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
Big Bucks, Big Pharma pulls back the curtain on the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical industry to expose the insidious ways that illness is used, manipulated, and in some instances created, for capital gain. Focusing on the industry's marketing...
Thu, 2007-11-08 00:00
Given the role of Members of Parliament in setting government funding priorities, Members of Parliament were surveyed about their knowledge of and attitudes toward health research, health research funding and CIHR. A total of 101 of 308 Members of...