Stress

Stress

A population at risk

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Judith Elizabeth Pilowsky
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Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses immigrant women, refugee women and visible minority women and mental health. Identifies factors that constitute stress in the lives of these women and so create a vulnerability to psychosomatic problems. Explores how the needs addressed can be met. 

 

 

 

Holistic remedies can help ease the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Margaret de Souza
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Vol 12, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article defines PMS and explains its causes. Offers a holistic approach to relieve the symptoms associated with PMS. 

Behind the headlines: the physical and emotional costs of in vitro fertilization

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Linda S. William
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Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an attempt to present the reality of in vitro fertilization as it was experienced by 20 Canadian women.  Discusses the controversial success rates of IVF. Lists the details of what to expect in an IVF procedure. 

 


No growing pains

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara Lamb
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Vol 8, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates how proper movement and handy tools can make gardening easier for people with different abilities. Tips on how to garden, what to grow, how to avoid injury. 

 

Very damning testimony

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Melanie Conn
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Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the influx of Video Display Terminals in workplaces. Explains VDTs and how they are harmful for clerical workers. Introduces strategies for change. 

The perils pain killers

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Leslie Storozuk
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Vol 1, No. 3
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Women Healsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the serious problem of over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic abuse; questions why this is predominantly a women’s problem, causes kidney damage, critically explores the role of advertising and big business in women’s increased consumption of OTC’s.


 

 

The high health cost of debt

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English
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Online
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2007

Discusses how debt-and the anxiety that comes with it- can be bad for your health. Provides the warning signs of debt stress and what can help the anxiety.

A healthy workplace is good for your health

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English
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Online
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Canadian Health Network

Discusses the seven key ingredients to a healthy workplace, how a sense of control over working conditions can make a difference, and the Neighbour at Work principle of how reducing stress increases health.

Mental health at work: managing stress is essential!

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English
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Online
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Points out the cost of excess stress to the employee, the employer, and to society in general. Suggests ways both individuals and workplaces can reduce the effects of stress.

Sister talk 2

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English
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Online
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Brigham and Women's Hospital
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Presents a ten-part television series designed to help Black women learn practiical strategies to improve their heart health. Covers topics such as diabetes, blood pressure, stroke, cholesterol, healthy weights, stress, smoking, and advocacy.

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