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Alternative treatments for mental disorders  
http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/publications/factsheets/alternative-treatments

Provides information on alternative and experimental treatments for mental illnesses.

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Published: 2003
Perspectives on complementary and alternative health care: a collection of papers prepared for Health Canada  
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/pcahc-pacps/index-eng.php

Presents a collection of papers that focus on policy issues related to the present and future impact of complementary and alternative health care on health care systems.

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Published: 2001
Does gender count?: Differences in English-Canadian beliefs, attitudes and behaviours towards breast cancer and infertility: des  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/gender-count.pdf

Aims to provide an empirical framework for statements about Canadian attitudes towards, or use of, technologies and complementary care.

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Published: 2001
Integrated cancer care: holistic, complementary, and creative approaches
'Complementary' therapies such as acupuncture, aromatherapy and spiritual healing are now being offered within many oncology and palliative care settings.
Published: 2001
Before the change: taking charge of your perimenopause
Provides a detailed understanding of perimenopause and its symptoms, as well as a comprehensive guide to taking care of yourself during this transition period.
Published: 1998
Menopause without hormone therapy: what are the alternatives?  
http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/servlet/ContentServer?cid=1056728891903&pagename=CHN-RCS%2FCHNResource%2FCHNResourcePageTemplate&c=CHNResource&lang=En
Suggests the information areas women should investigate before using a natural health product (NHP). Lists the herbal medicines typically used to relieve menopausal symptoms. Provides advice on precautions to take if purchasing an NHP. (See Details)
Published: 2003
The history of medications for women
Provides an illustrated history of medications for women in all the great cultures and civilizations, from ancient times to the present.
Published: 2000
A seven step program for getting through menopause and enjoying a longer, healthier life without drugs
Provides an overview of menopause, its symptoms, common treatments and their side-effects.
Published: 1998
Complementary therapies for quitting smoking  
http://www.informedhealthonline.org/item.aspx?hottopic=100121&version=full#4
Reports on the effectiveness of complementary therapies used by smokers trying to quit and cope with withdrawal symptoms and cravings. Based on Cochrane reviews. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Menopause: an integrative approach
Offers information on different ways of managing the symptoms of menopause, using medical and alternative treatments.
Published: 2000