Gender differences

Gender differences

Women with heart disease: living a good life

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explains in what ways heart disease affects women differently than men. Lists the symptoms of angina and heart attack, risk factors, challenges women face in managing heart disease, and lifestyle changes that will help.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Still in the shadows: Kirby report turns a blind eye to women

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English
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Author: 
Laila Malik
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the gender gaps in the report, "Out of the Shadows at Last." Argues for a systematic gender review of mental health, mental illness and substance use in Canada.

Women and HIV

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English
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Publisher: 
National Women's Health Report
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Red Bank, NJ

Examines the challenges women face in protecting themselves from HIV/AIDS, including difficulties in negotiating condom use. Looks at women's HIV/AIDS treatment-seeking behaviours and how the virus affects pregnancy.

The inclusion of women in clinical trials: are we asking the right questions?

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Abby Lippman
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Addresses the issues evoked in considering the inclusion of women in clinical trials, highlighting especially where gender, even more than sex, is pertinent.

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ISBN 0973870184
WHP PHAR.L57 2006
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Includes bibliographical references.

The quality of cancer services for women in Ontario: summary report

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English
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Online
Author: 
Helen Angus
Vicki Nadalin
Anna Greenberg
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Focuses on women and cancer, assessing differences in health care quality benefits both sexes.

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HEAS.A54 2006
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Includes bibliographical references.

Reducing health disparities: roles of the health sector: discussion paper

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English
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Steven Lewis
Katherine Frohlich
Nancy Ross
Susan Swanson
Diane Kinnon
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses factors associated with health disparities in Canada, including socio-economic status (SES), Aboriginal identity, gender and geographic location.

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ISBN 0662693132
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Includes bibliographical references.

Improving conditions: integrating sex and gender into federal mental health and addictions policy

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Amy Salmon
Nancy Poole
Marina Morrow
Lorraine Greaves
Richard Ingram
Ann Pederson
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Examines factors across the lifespan that demonstrate why an examination of sex differences and gender influences is crucial to any policy work in mental health and substance use.

The persistent gap: new evidence on the Canadian gender wage gap

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English
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Author: 
Marie Drolet
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the extent to which factors not previously explored in the Canadian context account for wage differences between men and women.

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ISBN 0660183420
ISSN 12005223
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Includes bibliographical references.

Work-life balance

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English
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Horizons
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explores the topic of work-life balance and its related consequences. Speaks to the causes and outcomes of time-stress felt, including gender roles and the changing family, declining fertility rates, informal caregivers and, lifetime labour transitions. PDF required.

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ISSN 14936704
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Includes bibliographical references.

Relocations, dislocations and innovations in mental health reform: examining the impact of psychiatric deinstitutionalization on

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Marina Morrow
Jules Smith
Ann Pederson
Lupin Battersby
Alain Lesage
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses how deinstitutionalization affects men and women differently and what kind of unique needs arise when people are relocated to new communities.

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ISSN 14963612
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