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A summary report on what women who had discovered a breast change said about their information needs
Provides a summary report on women's breast health and breast cancer information needs at the prediagnostic stage.
Published: 1998
Guide to developing local breast cancer information sheets
Designed to assist local and regional groups prepare and use their own information sheets (InfoSheets) to help individuals and organizations find out about breast cancer information and support services that are available in their area.
Published: 1997
Breast cancer information triage tool  
http://www.cbcn.ca/english/triage.pdf
Developed to help individuals and organizations respond appropriately to requests for information on breast cancer. (See Details)
Published: 1997
A family planning library manual
offers guidelines for establishing an effective family planning library collection. While originally conceived as a classification manual for use among the Planned Parenthood affiliates, the guidelines for organizing and maintaining a small library as presented in this manual, can be regarded as a tool for all small special libraries.
Published: 1994
New research and treatments for endometriosis  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_1_Spring.pdf

This article discusses emdometriosis. Shares new research and treatment options. 

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Published: 1991
To Shave or not to Shave: We're not talking legs and underarms - we're talking pubic hair  
http://www.toronto.ca/health/sexualhealth/pdf/sh_shave_notshave.pdf

Information sheet explaining what can happen when shaving pubic hair.

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Radiation - answers to your questions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article exposes the mystery of radiation in a question and answer format; attempts to lay out a basic understanding of how radiation works; discusses how radiation affects our bodies; how radiation can cure as well as cause cancer; birth defects and radiation; discusses concerns with X-rays; uranium, nuclear weapons; how to reduce exposure.

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Published: 1981
Tapping medical knowledge  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Winter.pdf

This article questions how we access health information. How to demystify medical terminology and health information from doctors. Demonstrates how public libraries, academic and medical libraries and small resource centres can help. Gives tips on how to find your way around a library. 

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Published: 1981
Why we need a canadian women's health network  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Spring.pdf

This article highlights reasons why a Canadian Women's Health Network is necessary. Outlines the importance of maintaining a united pro choice feminist voice on women on health issues. 

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Published: 1982
Cigarettes, a feminist issue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1986_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article demonstrates why tobacco is a feminist concern. Discusses the politics of tobacco, cigarettes as symbols. Illustrates the importance of breaking the silence around the dangers of tobacco use. Offers a list of organizations which stress prevention and provide support and information for smokers trying to quit. 


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Published: 1986