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Journal of Aboriginal Health

Shares success stories in Aboriginal health, discusses issues and opportunities, and provides the latest information and research of interest to First Nation, Inuit and Métis Peoples.

Published: 2004-
Medical products and the Internet: WHO's guide to safe surfing  
http://www.who.int/medicines/library/qsm/who-edm-qsm-99-4/medicines-on-internet-guide.html

Provides a guide to obtaining reliable, independent and comparable information on medical products on the World Wide Web. Developed in consultation with drug regulatory authorities, drug information experts, consumer organizations and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Published: 2001
Women's health on the Internet
Gathers together information about the best web sites in women's health. General sites are represented along with specific sites. Topics range from adolescent health to menopause and aging women, from minority women's resources to women and sports. Information is included on how to evaluate material found on the Internet.
Published: 2000
Medical ghostwriting  
http://www.cbc.ca/consumers/market/files/health/ghostwriting/index.html
Originally aired on CBC's Marketplace, March 25, 2003. Discusses medical ghostwriting, where people with scientific backgrounds are paid to stay in the shadows and crank out favourable reports for drug companies. Reports that the drug companies then get doctors to put their names on the studies — for money, prestige, or perks. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Researching medical literature on the Internet: 2005 update  
http://www.llrx.com/features/medical2005.htm
Provides a guide to searching for medical literature on the Internet. Includes a listing of reliable web sites. (See Details)
Published: 2005
The Merck manual of medical information: home edition
Provides consumer medical information on human disease and disorders, as well as information on prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Published: 1997
The women's health specialty: curriculum implications
Special issue of Women's Health Issues (vol. 7, no. 2). Presents key features of a women's heatlh specialty as well as the ideologies of the women's health movement. Discusses curriculum implications.
Published: 1997
Training program for abortion and related services
Presents a manual for the training of practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners in abortion and related services.
Published: 1991
Endometriosis healing with the mind’s eye  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses what is endometriosis; the difference between the medical system’s approach to dealing with endometriosis and a self healing method; Discuses tools on how to heal yourself by detoxifying, reviewing your nutritional habits, introducing herbs, exercise, yoga, massage, acupressure, visualizations.

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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