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Living Conditions Create Health Inequities in Aboriginal Communities
Because of their living conditions, Aboriginal peoples tend to be more vulnerable to stress, disease, and a lack of control of their health.
Health Inequities Researchers Need to Engage Municipal Governments
The body of research on health inequities doesn’t offer enough guidance to municipal governments. Too much emphasis is placed on individual behaviour and biomedical solutions (like access to health care services and drugs). ...
Neighbourhood Income Affects Obesity
Children who grow up in poor neighbourhoods are more likely to be overweight than children who come from neighbourhoods that have higher incomes.
What Is the State of Women's Health Work in Canada?
Canada needs to be more of an active and democratic state that pursues gender and other kinds of equity. It should serve as a model employer by providing good pay, benefits, conditions, and security. More generally, the ...
Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet (2011)
(Glendon College Creative Writing and Dramatic Arts Program, 2011-02-02)
Archival file for the Glendon College production of Ann-Marie MacDonald's Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet, directed by Christelle Chartier. The play was originally performed on February 2, 2011, and again from ...
Changing Forests in a Warming World
Severe fires can dramatically alter the future growth of a spruce forest. A severe fire is likely to change the forest to one dominated by broadleaf deciduous trees, especially in drier places.
Can Models of Ecological Citizenship Help Us Better Understand the Role of Corporations in Dealing with Environmental Problems?
Corporations affect the environment in a number of different ways. Ecological citizenship models reveal the important roles and impacts of corporations on environmental politics.
Drug Safety Is Influenced More by Business Interests Rather Than Public Health
The safety of pharmaceutical drugs in Canada is a concern. While Health Canada is given the power to measure safety and approve drugs, the process has its limits. There is a growing trend towards practicing “risk management” ...
Yoga May Ease Pain of Women with Fibromyalgia
An eight-week yoga program may decrease pain in women with fibromyalgia. It alters cortisol levels and, by making women more mindful, seems to encourage them to feel less helpless about their pain.
The influence of culture on maternal soothing behaviours and infant pain expression in the immunization context.
(Pain and Research Management, 2011)
ObJecTiVe: To investigate how maternal culture (ie, individualist versus collectivist) influences soothing techniques and infant distress. MeThOdS: Archival data were analyzed using a subsample of 80 motherinfant dyads ...
Society Needs to Move Towards Sustainable Energy Systems in Order to Deal with Climate Change
Climate change is at its core an energy problem. However, energy usage is not just an ecological problem. It’s a social one as well. Climate change requires us to look at our energy systems more critically and reduce the ...
Which Method of Emissions Trading Is the Best at Reducing Pollution?
A lab simulation showed that cap-and-trade emissions trading leads to less pollution than baseline-and-credit if the emissions rate stays the same.
Physical Health Is Influenced by Different Social Circumstances
Being physically active is about more than making individuals healthy. Physical activity builds healthy communities, which has both short term and long term effects. Physical activity also functions as a space for social ...
Barriers Exist for Newcomers to Access Spaces for Sport and Recreation
Newcomers and other groups experience barriers from being active in sports and physical activity. This is a result of institutional racism. Many spaces do not address the varied and distinct needs of different groups, ...
Non-pharmacological management of infant and young child procedural pain: An abridged Cochrane review
(Pain and Research Management, 2011)
BACKGROUND: Acute pain and distress during medical procedures are commonplace for young children. OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of nonpharmacological interventions for acute procedural pain in children up to three ...
The relationship between caregiver sensitivity and infant pain behaviors across the first year of life.
Recent research has begun to examine discrete caregiver pain management behaviors in the infant immunization context. However, there is a dearth of research exploring more global caregiving constructs, such as emotional ...
Missing the Boat on Invasive Alien Species: A Review of Post-Secondary Curricula in Canada
(Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, 2011-03)
Invasive alien species (IAS) cause major environmental and economic damage worldwide, and also threaten human food security and health. The impacts of IAS are expected to rise with continued globalization, land use ...
Systematizing Inpatient Referral to Cardiac Rehabilitation 2010: CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CARDIAC REHABILITATION AND CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR SOCIETY JOINT POSITION PAPER
Despite recommendations in clinical practice guidelines, evidence suggests cardiac rehabilitation (CR) referral and utilization following indicated cardiac events is low. Referral strategies such as systematic referral ...