Search Resources (English): Young adult, Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)

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The young and the breastless: young women take on breast cancer their way  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/breast_health/breastless.html
Describes what occured during a networking event dedicated to young women living with breast cancer called The Young and the Breastless. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Young women and alcohol abuse: a look at trends, consequences, influences and prevention approaches  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42117

This article is adapted from Girl-Centred Approaches to Prevention, Harm Reduction, and Treatment and Heavy Alcohol Use Among Girls and Young Women: Highlights of Findings from Literature Review and Web Search. It illustrates how increasing attention is being brought to the issue of substance use by girls and young women, and the associated health and social consequences of heavy drinking, smoking cigarettes, as well as the use of both licit and illicit substances. Local, national, and international data now show that the gender gap in substance use is closing.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2010