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Volume 3(2) of IGH’s biannual newsletter Intersections is out from the Institute of Gender and Health of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.  This issue is dedicated to the Institute’s strategic direction on advancing methods and measure for gender, sex and health research. With this capacity-building priority, IGH aims to support the development of innovative ways to examine sex and gender variations and to capture the influences of gender and sex on health outcomes.

Inside this issue of Intersections:
• Are Men and Women Equally Irritable? 
A new tool bursts the bubble on gender stereotypes about “bad moods.”  
• Measuring Men: The Search for Better Measures for Better Health
See why there are no simple categories for gender and sexual orientation.  
• Suicide and the Gender Paradox 
Do established explanations for gender differences in suicide-related behaviours in adults hold true for youth?
• Young Adult Parenthood: Library Science’s Latest Revelation
What library science reveals about gender and health information behaviour in young adult parents.

• Message from the Scientific Director
• KT Monitor
Stop bullying by using your WITS!
• IGH Cochrane Corner
Curious how we pick reviews for the Cochrane Corner? Here’s how...
• Trainee Spotlight
4 Questions for Nadia Lakis
• News Briefs

The PDF versions of the newsletter is attached below. Intersections is also available online in html and pdf formats on CIHR’s website.

Please feel free to circulate, link to, or post Intersections widely. For print copies please contact

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