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Making decisions about the removal of my breast cancer: what do I prefer?

Provides information to help women decide, along with their surgeon, which type of surgical treatment (lumpectomy followed by radiation or mastectomy) can be used for breast cancer.

Published: 2001
Mind the sex gap: bridging sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention for young heterosexual males  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/acewh/buddyStudy.pdf

Explores young men's perceptions of sexual behaviours, roles, and responsibilities, and pinpoints obstacles and gaps in their sexual health decision-making. Provides a list of recommendations to policy makers and sexual health practitioners for improving HIV/AIDS prevention services for young men and women.

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Published: 2004
HIV status and disclosure: choices and consequences
Offers practical advice on disclosure of HIV status, steps to take, coping mechanisms, possible consequences of disclosure and non-disclosure, and considerations for the media and disclosure.
Women as environmental decision makers in Quebec  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39371

Discusses the work of Le Réseau québécois des femmes en environnement (RQFE) in taking action to support better access to environmental decision-making positions for women in Quebec.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009
A woman’s place is at the policy table… and how citizens’ assemblies are helping make that happen  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39372

Discusses Citizens' Assemblies, a new mechanism for decision-making in the political process that has the potential to bring more women to Canada's decision-making tables and to transform politics in the process.

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Published: Fall/Winter 2008/2009
The great hormone debate  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1986_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article covers hormone replacement therapy. Indicates the decision about whether to seek or to accept hormone therapy remains the crucial issue for most menopausal women. 


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Published: 1986
Birth centres give women another option  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1992_Healthsharing_Vol_13_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

This article introduces the birth centre as another option for families. Shares birth stories. Discusses the benefits of midwifery care and birth centre's for some families. 

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Published: 1992