Menstrual products

Menstrual products

Troubles with tampons

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Joanne Fairhart Houlden
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses dangers of tampon use; under researched and lack of information available from companies; chemicals, toxic shock syndrome; government inaction; alternatives to tampons.


 

 

A girl's guide to periods: everything you need to know about menstruation

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides clinical and anecdotal information for girls and young women about menstruation, menstrual problems, products and celebrations.

Notes: 
Reprinted and adapted with permission from Sweet Secrets: Stories of Menstruation by Kathleen O'Grady and Paula Wansbrough (Sumach Press, 1997).

Menstrual products

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes the disposable and reusable menstrual products available.

Blood Sisters Project

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a group wishing to raise awareness surrounding menstrual girl-body politics. Includes links to information regarding health and environmental impacts of manufactured menstrual products, as well as related sites.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
514-273-3933
Email Address: 
redzone@bloodsisters.org
Tollfree Phone Number: 
877-733-0663
Street Address: 
176 Bernard W
City: 
Montréeal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H2T 2K2

Museum of menstruation & women's health

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Harry Finley

Offers a rich history of menstruation and selected women's health topics.

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