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October 22, 2012 Health

Hundreds Protest Block's Message

Saskatoon rallies in response to MP Kelly Block's newsletter boasting of cuts to health care for refugee claimants

May 30, 2012 Health

Pinkwashing, Incorporated

NFB film delves into depoliticization of breast cancer epidemic

March 26, 2012 Health

No Abortion Services on Prince Edward Island

Island women fight for access in their own province

February 13, 2012 Health

Early Life's Long Reach Forward

Can a parenting co-op in Cape Breton save the economy?

April 27, 2011 Health

A Very Calm Revolution

Community acupuncture in Canada

March 28, 2011 Health

Sex at School

Sex education in Quebec

November 25, 2010 Health

Saskatchewan Uranium, Fallujah's Children

Report on birth defects and cancers in Iraq points to Canadian uranium

September 3, 2010 Health

Universal Access?

Barriers to accessing health care persist for transgender people in Nova Scotia

April 19, 2010 Health

No Man Left Behind

Canadian veterans failed by 2006 Veterans Charter

April 9, 2010 Health

A Pharm Reduction Approach

Canada’s Access to Medicines Regime barely workable

February 23, 2010 Health

Reproductive Justice in Nova Scotia

Conference organizers take pro-active approach to fighting anti-abortion climate on campuses

February 2, 2010 Health

Bitter Sweet or Toxic?

Indigenous people, diabetes and the burden of pollution

November 6, 2009 Health

Sprayed Kedgwick Women Fight Back

Herbicide use set to increase in New Brunswick

October 4, 2009 Health

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

New midwifery legislation is causing some women to delay pregnancy in Nova Scotia

January 23, 2009 Health

A Watchdog with No Teeth?

Mining company involvement in Sudbury Soils Study contaminates findings

July 22, 2006 Health

Bill of Health

medical3_fp.jpgWhat are the real costs of private health care? A Harvard study finds Canada's public system cheaper - and better - than the private system in the US.

Harvard study examines the costs of public health care

October 12, 2005 Health

EPA Proposes New Rules for Human Dosing Experiments

pesticide_fp.jpg Andrea Smith looks at criticisms of the EPA's new human testing regulations for pesticides as being riddled with "loopholes"

Critics argue too many loopholes remain

June 6, 2005 Health

Psychiatry and Human Rights

psydrugs_fp.jpg The Bush Administration has plans to screen all Americans for mental illness. Pierre Loiselle finds critics asking questions about the role of the pharmacos.

Bush's Drug Plan for America

April 23, 2005 Health

Social Determinants of Health

who_inequality_fp.jpg A new WHO commission is investigating the relationship between economic inquality and health. Andrea Smith looks at some of the factors they're studying.

New WHO commission examines more than biology

March 28, 2005 Health

Cosmetics Industry Under Fire

cosmetics_fp.jpg Activists in Europe are questioning the health effects of chemicals, endocrine disruptors, and "penetration enhancers" in cosmetics, writes Andrea Smith

Health effects of chemicals, endocrine disruptors, "penetration enhancers" questioned

February 25, 2005 Health

Cancer prevention in Canada

stacks_fp.jpg Why isn't addressing environmental causes of cancer in the government's official cancer control strategy, Andrea Smith asks.

Are we doing all we can?

January 14, 2005 Health

Chiropractic Care "Delisted" in Ontario

Beginning on December 1st, 2004, chiropractic care will be taken off of the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, leaving patients with substantial bills to pay. by Tanya Rakhmilevich

January 11, 2005 Health

Depo-Provera and Bone Loss

Women's groups have long warned about the risks associated with the contraceptive Depo-Provera. Lisa Nussey wonders why they were ignored.

Women's health groups say "I told you so"

December 19, 2004 Health

No CHEERS for the EPA

The EPA set out to monitor the health effects of pesticides and household products. Andrea Smith finds out who is funding the study, and why.

Study halted over ethical controversy

November 6, 2004 Health

Vioxx Populi?

In the wake of revelations about side effects and effectiveness of Merc's Vioxx, Andrea Smith looks at the drug approval process in Canada.

Withdrawal raises questions about drug approval in Canada

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The Dominion is a monthly paper published by an incipient network of independent journalists in Canada. It aims to provide accurate, critical coverage that is accountable to its readers and the subjects it tackles. Taking its name from Canada's official status as both a colony and a colonial force, the Dominion examines politics, culture and daily life with a view to understanding the exercise of power.

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