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Healing touch  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article discusses the profound effect of touching. How touch shapes our development, mental health and sense of connectedness. Calls for healing touch.  

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Published: 1988
Mid-life adventure : a wilderness survival experience  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article shares a menopausal woman's experience of defying stereotypes, pushing past her assumed limitations and finding her strength. Introduces the wilderness program Outward Bound. 

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Published: 1989
"dear mr. m"  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article shares a story of surviving the psychiatric system through letters and personal narrative and reflection.  Discusses women and mental health,  institutionalization, patient-physician relationships and support. 

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Published: 1989
A different parent  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article explores disabilty and parenting. Introduces the educational video "Talking it Out in the Family," a project  to help improve communication in families by sharing the experiences of parents with disabilities and their families.  


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Published: 1990
Take control of menopause: do the right thing, eat the right thing  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article asks what women have to look forward to about aging in our society. Explores ways that women can nurture themselves and each other in midlife. Shares a new approach to health problems related to menopause. 

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Published: 1990
Women with disabilities challenge the body beautiful  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article is an examination of the pressures women are under to conform to an unattainable standard of beauty and the double impact this has on women with disabilities. 

 

 

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Published: 1992
4 Girls Only  
http://www.gov.mb.ca/msw/publications/4girls_only.pdf

A guide for girls and a journal that goes with it.  Talks about body image, bullying, self esteem, relationships, puberty, etc.

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Native traditions in sexual abuse healing  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_4_Winter_Spring.pdf

This article discusses the need for culturally safe and appropriate agencies. Introduces The Mooka'am program, named for the Ojibway word meaning new dawn, a program for Native survivors of sexual abuse in Toronto. 


 


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Published: 1993
Looking my age  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/Tothepoint/lookingmyage

Discusses how women in our culture are increasingly pressured to remove signs of aging (e.g. laser surgery to remove wrinkles).

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Published: 2012
Thoughts on sex without science  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article is about the sexuality of women who have sex with men. Discusses The beginnings of gynecological thought and practice; A call to move from the symptoms-analysis-cure approach to a holistic approach. Encourages women to be their own experts; To think critically about their sexuality and how they feel about their bodies.

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Published: 1980