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New Resource--CRICH Research Flash

We're pleased to share with you the first issue of "CRICH Research Flash" - our bi-monthly update on recent CRICH publications. Each issue will profile recently-published research studies, including key findings and implications for health policy and practice.

Contents for Summer/Fall 2009

  • Women in low-income neighbourhoods are at greater risk of high blood pressure
  • A parent’s stress can affect her child’s risk for asthma
  • The “healthy immigrant effect” is evident in homeless populations
  • Striking health disparities exist between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children

The current issue is online at

 Our next issue will come out in December.