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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
The health professional's guide to alternative medicine
Seeks to allow health professionals to educate themselves about the various aspects of alternative medicine in order to better meet the needs of their patients and the ever-evolving field of medicine.
Published: 1999
Natural hormones: are they a safe alternative?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/afi/n-hormones.html
Examines the safety and efficacy of natural hormones most commonly promoted to women at menopause, including DHEA, estriol, melatonin, natural progesterone and ipriflavone. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Own your health: choosing the best from alternative & conventional medicine: experts to guide you, research to inform you, stori
Provides health information, advice and research evidence from both conventional and complementary medicines.
Published: 2003
Alternatives in cancer therapy: the case for choice
Argues for the use of alternative therapies in cancer treatment outside the traditional trio of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.
Published: 2000
Perimenopause naturally: an integrative medicine approach  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/afi/perimenopause.html
Provides the latest scientific evidence regarding the efficacy of certain natural therapies for perimenopausal symptoms. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Like a natural woman: the Black woman's guide to alternative healing
Provides information on alternative techniques and therapies that address the unique health issues of black women.
Published: 2001
Women confront cancer: making medical history by choosing alternative and complementary therapies
Questions the conventional in both treatment and research practices, and demands better information and more options for women cancer patients.
Published: 1999