Women's health

Women's health

A case for lay abortion: learning from midwifery

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
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Vol 4, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines the history of lay abortion. Seeks to close the gap between the pro-choice and midwifery movements. 

In our own words - workplace hazards and environmental health

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights the biggest health concern across North America: environmental hazards. Discusses workplace hazards in Nursing. 

In our own words - woman abuse: a national crisis, a national responsibility

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles groups and organizations throughout Ontario who are working to eliminate woman abuse, reduce workplace and environmental health hazards and improve the health of women. 

 



A tradition of pain

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Virginia Mak
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Vol 13, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article examines the tradition of female genital mutilation. Discusses the health effects for women who have experienced FGM.

Battling interstitial cystitis

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Anne-Marie Conolly
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Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses interstitial cystitis, a bladder disease that is becoming more frequent in women, is under-diagnosed and not often talked about. Explains symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and what it is like to live with the disease. 

 

 

 


Don't ask your gynecologist if you need a hysterectomy...

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Zelda Abramson
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Vol 11, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the history of gynecology and how the hysterectomy came to be the most common surgery performed on women in Canada today. Identifies why this approach is problematic for women's health. 

 


A natural resource

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Leslie Ayre-Jaschke
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Vol 11, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the benefits and challenges of breastfeeding. Lists the political, medical and journalistic work necessary to support women and make breastfeeding a viable option. 

Sick but not silenced

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Maggie Burston
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Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses illnesses of the immune system and the prevalence of viral, bacterial and chronic diseases. Criticizes allopathic medicine for over prescribing anti-biotics. Explains Candidiasis as it relates to women's health. 

 

   

A futuristic nightmare

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Judy Darcy
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Vol 9, No.4
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article Judy Darcy shares her vision of what life could be like under free trade. Illustrates the impact on social services and public programs. 

 


Through a healthy lens

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Sue Kaiser
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Vol 9, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article film-maker Laura Alper talks with interviewer Sue Kaiser about the challenges and changes she experiences while making her first women's health film. Laura Alper co-directed the film "Is it hot in here?" a film about women's experience of menopause.

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