Well-being

Well-being

Body image/body politic : a world without dieting

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carla Rice
Donna Ciliska
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses weight preoccupation and alternatives to dieting. The effects of social stigma and the medicalization of women's bodies. Introduces the Toronto based program Beyond dieting, an alternative program for large women. 

Being pregnant

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Daphne Morrison
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is one of 15 interviews which make up Being Pregnant: Conversations with Women, a new book by Daphne Morrison. This article is a conversation with Sharon, a mother who lives with rheumatoid arthritis, about her pregnancy, birth and beyond. 

 

Calcium for long life

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Phyllis Jensen
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Vol 8, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 


The cultural basis of well-being

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Candia Alexander
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Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article illustrates the influence of culture aan essential ingredient of nurses’ training.  Validates traditional knowledge.  Highlights the authors experience in creating the curriculum for The Saskatchewan Indian Community College. 

Losing control: the story of hospital work

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joan Newman Kuyek
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vol 3, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article illustrates, through a historical overview, how our concerns as patients are inseparably linked with the structure of hospital work and the well being of workers. Proposes a united and creative front in the battle to end the dehumanization of patients and workers. 

If the chair fits, sit on it

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Jennifer Penney
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vol 2, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses workplace furniture and our bodies. Provides a checklist to determine whether the chair you sit on at work is good for your well being. Recommends what to do about it.

Standing still and taking stock: the well being interview

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ruth Meehanicus
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Vol 1, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.

21 easy ways to get more action into your day (Arabic)

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Arabic
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Online
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Go For Your Life
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides ideas and activities to help improve eating habits, become more physically active and involved in the community, in Arabic.

21 easy ways to get more action into your day (Chinese)

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Chinese
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Online
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Go For Your Life
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2004
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Australia

Provides ideas and activities to help improve eating habits, become more physically active and involved in the community, in Chinese.

21 easy ways to get more action into your day (Greek)

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Greek
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Online
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Go For Your Life
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides ideas and activities to help improve eating habits, become more physically active and involved in the community, in Greek.

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