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Aboriginal Women Health and Healing Research Group Blog

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The Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group (AWHHRG) is a national network of First Nations, Métis and Inuit women researchers interested in community-based research focused on the health of Aboriginal women, their families and communities. To register, go the main page of the blog.

Integration Net

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Integration-Net is a communications, information and research tool to support the work of the Canadian settlement community and serves as a communications tool for the settlement community in Canada. 

Campaign for Down Syndrome

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Campaign for Down Syndrome (CDS) is initiated to draw attention to the impact genetic science is making on our society. To ensure advances in genetic science will be used to help improve quality of lives, CDS advocates for, and educates about living with Down Syndrome. CDS is a project started by the Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society. 

Gillian Sanson

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This website offers evidence-based perspectives on the safety and effectiveness of current medical approaches to menopause, osteoporosis, contraception, infertility, and a range of women's health issues. It also offers practical directions and links for staying healthy and preventing disease.  The site is intended as a useful resource for anyone looking for information that is not commercially motivated.

Healthlink

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A twice-monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Health Network delivers the latest information on healthy lifestyles and health promotion information to help you stay healthy and prevent disease and injury.  To view the newest edition online.

GBA Workshop - Phase 2

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The Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group has now launched a new web page on Gender Based Analysis (GBA).  The resources on this page were created from the AWHHRG September 10-11, 2007 GBA-Phase 2 Workshop.  The summary report from this workshop will be available in December 2007.

The Beauty and the Breast

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This blog looks at breast implants in the context of everything — safety, feminism, parenting, media, and the surrounding culture that has enabled the rise of extreme beauty measures. Whenever implants are mentioned in the mainstream media, the stories start on the false premise that implants are safe. Their intention is to chip away at that premise and become the go-to place to get the other side of the story whenever there’s news about implants.

Therapeutics Initiative

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This website provides physicians and pharmacists with unbiased, evidence-based information about drug therapies.  Based at the University of British Columbia, this site provides current and useful information independent of government, the pharmaceutical industry, and other vested interests. The Therapeutics Initiative shares the information in the form of  letters.

Making Us Visible: Promoting Access to Breast Health and Breast Cancer Services for Lesbian and Bisexual Women

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Making Us Visible is a ground breaking initiative, funded by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Ontario Chapter.  This project is a partnership between Sherbourne Health Centre and other community agencies eager to develop health promotion activities and support for lesbian and bisexual women in the area of breast health and breast cancer.

Mental Health Commission of Canada

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The Mental Health Commission of Canada launches its' website which will provide an initial point of contact with the Commission, and begin to inform Canadians about their mandate and activities.

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