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Calcium for long life  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1986_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article presents how lifelong calcium can be a strong prescription for well-being. Discusses causes of calcium deficiency, role of estrogen in bone calcium levels. Lists various sources of calcium. 


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Published: 1986
Health care choices: making yours   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article asks readers to take responsibility to determine what our needs are and who might best help you us meet our needs; lists a range of services and practitioners; Tips on how to access alternative resources, what to look for when choosing a practitioner, gives examples of how to break down your health concern to access a combination of services to address all aspects of your health.


 

 

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Published: 1980
Healing touch  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article discusses the profound effect of touching. How touch shapes our development, mental health and sense of connectedness. Calls for healing touch.  

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Published: 1988
Standing still and taking stock: the well being interview  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article discusses the possibility of seeing our health on a continuum rather than about health and sickness; Introduces the Well Being Interview (WBI) as a preventative health oriented tool, discusses the benefits and limitations of this tool for women.

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Published: 1980
Abc's of immunology  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article offers a primer on the immune system. Explains the language of immunology and the processes that occur when we are exposed to infection. 


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Published: 1989
Thoughts on sex without science  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article is about the sexuality of women who have sex with men. Discusses The beginnings of gynecological thought and practice; A call to move from the symptoms-analysis-cure approach to a holistic approach. Encourages women to be their own experts; To think critically about their sexuality and how they feel about their bodies.

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Published: 1980
Winning the battle: living with epstein-barr virus  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article shares one woman's experience of 'coming out' as one who lives with a chronic illness. Discusses holistic health practices. 

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Published: 1989
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
Thinking through infertility  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article discusses infertility. Lists rates of infertility, reasons for infertility and explains the emotional adjustments many women go through when learning they are infertile. 

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Published: 1989
Getting rid of the crab  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_3_Summer.pdf
Published: 1981