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The relationship between hepatitis C virus and injection drug use in Saskatoon street youth
The transmission and prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) among those who use injection drugs is a major public health issue. Injection drug use has been identified as the main cause of transmission for HCV in Canada. ...
An exploratory study of physical activity and body mass index in a sample of rural Saskatchewan children
In Canada, the prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased dramatically since the 1980’s. Few studies have examined factors associated with overweight and obesity in Canadian children. The purpose of this ...
Exploring cervical cancer screening behaviour : an interpretive description of Aboriginal women's experiences
Background: In Canada, the prevalence of cervical cancer in Aboriginal women continues to increase with a significantly higher mortality rate than women of non-Aboriginal ancestry. Despite that invasive cervical cancer is ...