Medical literature

Medical literature

Sex and punishment : the politics of cervical cancer

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
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. 



 


Vaginal birth after cesarean

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Megan Williams
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article looks at the controversy surrounding vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Explains why cesarean births are so pervasive today, despite the risks. Dispels myths about vaginal birth after cesarean birth. Lists related terms and definitions. 

 


Through the medical maze

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara Mintzes
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is a guide on how to critically read medical literature. List of glossary terms included. 

Can she read it : readability and literacy in health education

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Mary Breen
Janis Wood Catano
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses how to make health information readable. Lists easy-to-read resources. Offers information on how to write for people with low literacy skills. 

In poor health: women in pharmaceutical advertising

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

This article explores the portrayals of women in medical advertising. Illustrates how pharmaceutical companies use negative stereotypes of women in order to sell drugs to doctors. Impact on women's health and quality of care. Ethics of drug advertising. 


Tapping medical knowledge

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

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. 

Endometriosis healing with the mind’s eye

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Clara Valverde
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

The Merck manual of medical information: home edition

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Robert Berkow (ed.)
Mark H. Beers (ed.)
Andrew J. Fletcher (ed.)
Publisher: 
Merck Research Laboratories
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Whitehouse Station, N.J.

Provides consumer medical information on human disease and disorders, as well as information on prescription and over-the-counter medications.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0911910875
MEDR.B47 1997 (CWHN Offices)
Notes: 
Includes index.

Baylor College of Medicine

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Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Training
Community education/development

Ranks as 1 of the top medical schools and health science centres in the US. Has more than 70 research and patient-care centers. Website contains consumer health information, medical information for health professionals, department information and listings, and enrollment and student information.

Primary Telephone: 
(713) 798-4951
Email Address: 
www@bcm.tmc.edu
Street Address: 
1 Baylor Plaza
City: 
Houston
Province: 
Texas
Postal/ZIP Code: 
77030

Journal of Aboriginal Health

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2004-
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 17100712
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