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The Caregiving Crunch  by Lillian Zimmerman
The Caregiving Crunch

The Caregiving Crunch

In Canada, more than two million informal caregivers, the majority of whom are women, provide care to elders.

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Raising the Roof on Senior Women's Housing  by Beverly Suek
Raising the Roof on Senior Women's Housing

Raising the Roof on Senior Women's Housing

Afew years ago, I didn’t give it a thought. Becoming a senior seemed very far away. And if that ever did happen, I have seven children and I always joked with them that I had every intention of making them take care of me in my advanced years.

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Lesbian Infertility a Feminist Issue  by Elizabeth Ruth
Lesbian Infertility a Feminist Issue

Lesbian Infertility a Feminist Issue

Illustration: Jaime Drew

I know something of missed opportunities, stunted and miswoven cells, futures undone. I know relentless, raging optimisms, babies not yet wished into being.

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On Guard Against Gardasil  by Dawn Rae Downtown
On Guard Against Gardasil

On Guard Against Gardasil

Several years ago, I oversaw Planned Parenthood British Columbia’s 40 public health clinics.

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Maude Barlow Cautions Canada   by Penni Mitchell
Maude Barlow Cautions Canada

Maude Barlow Cautions Canada

Since September 11, 2001, the U.S. administration under George Bush has defined security in the narrowest of possible terms.

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Hormone Therapy: A Prescription for Replacement  by Penni Mitchell
Hormone Therapy: A Prescription for Replacement

Hormone Therapy: A Prescription for Replacement

In 1966,an American doctor named Robert Wilson wrote Feminine Forever, a book that promoted estrogen replacement as a miracle cure for women 's aging woes.

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(Archives 2001) Are Periods Passé?  by Kathleen O'Grady
(Archives 2001) Are Periods Passé?

(Archives 2001) Are Periods Passé?

The human body is rarely viewed holistically anymore. In an increasingly technocratic world, our bodies are portrayed as objects made up of transferable bits and pieces.

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