Sexually transmitted infections

Sexually transmitted infections

Sex and punishment : the politics of cervical cancer

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jan Darby
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article maintains that the question of what causes cervical cancer has profound implication for women's health. Discusses the necessary move for medical researchers to broaden their approach to the causation of cervical cancer to take into account the complex social and environmental influences on women's lives. 



 


PID: the silent epidemic

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maureen Moore
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article seeks to unmask the extent and prevalence of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Lists indicators, symptoms and various causes and methods of prevention of PID. 

The emotional turmoil of infertility

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Marlie Manning
Edition: 
Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers the issue of infertility. Identifies reasons why infertility rates are rising. Addresses emotional aspects. Proposes stronger advocacy for people dealing with the problem of infertility. 

Herpes: toward a positive approach

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Melinda Cuthbert
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains the herpes virus. Discusses diagnosis, transmission and detection. Explains the different strains and possibilities of management. The author seeks to unpack the stigma associated with herpes.

To Shave or not to Shave: We're not talking legs and underarms - we're talking pubic hair

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English
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Online
Author: 
Toronto Public Health
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Information sheet explaining what can happen when shaving pubic hair.

Sexually transmitted infections in Canadian street youth

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English
Translated Title: 
Infections transmises sexuellement chez les jeunes de la rue au Canada
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Online
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Findings from Enhanced Surveillance of Canadian Street Youth, 1999-2003, including an analysis of gender differences.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographic references.

Canadian Consensus Guidelines on Human Papillomavirus

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English
Translated Title: 
Directive clinique canadienne de consensus sur le virus du papillome humain
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publisher: 
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada
Publication Date: 
August, 2007
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Canadian Consensus Guideline on Human Papillomavirus (HPV), in which SOGC recommends the use of HPV vaccination for girls and women aged nine to 26.

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Contact their office to order a copy. Also available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 1701-2163
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Includes bibliographical references.

Gardasil: What you need to know about the HPV vaccine

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Author: 
Judy Norsigian
Alicia Priest
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

Addresses the questions and concerns regarding the new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil.

Loomis crisis

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English
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Online
Author: 
Tricia Hylton
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Palpitations
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at STI and HIV/AIDS issues in the Black Canadian community. Argues for more culturally aware and inclusive prevention campaigns.

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Early sexual intercourse, condom use and sexually transmitted diseases

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes two studies: one on early sexual intercourse, and one on sexual intercourse, condom use and sexually transmitted diseases among older teens and young adults.

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