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Café Diabetica: How Does Engagement Impact the Diabetes Experience?
Positive changes can emerge when the roles of participants and workers change to explore and share health experiences. People with diabetes felt empowered by helping to set group topics and by the self-discovery that ...
Canadian Children Worse Off, Healthwise, Than Those in Other Nations
The living conditions that lead to large health disparities among Canadian children are themselves shaped by a larger, Neoliberal agenda.
Individuals' History of Low Income Is a Key Determinant of Type 2 Diabetes
People who experience low income status are at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
Canada Lags in Improving Living Conditions That Impact Children's Health
Canada lags far behind other wealthy, industrialized nations when it comes to public policy that improves the living conditions that shape the health of children.
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.
Distance Education Provides a Positive Learning Experience
Distance education is an effective way to provide professional bridging education for IEHPs. Some barriers to learning, however, do exist.
Social Justice Is an Integral Part of the Work Done by Public Health Nurses
Many public health nurses already practice critical caring theory in their work. While they see social justice as vital to the work they do, human rights and equity are not yet a part of the CNA’s core responsibilities for nurses.
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” ...
Epidemic Keeps Students Playing - And Learning
Epidemic is an effective digital learning technology. It keeps students engaged and is a valuable resource for information about viruses and health. It promotes a more health-conscious life.
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.