Tampons

Tampons

Troubles with tampons

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


 

 

Menstrual products

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

Describes the disposable and reusable menstrual products available.

Toxic shock syndrome

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Calgary Health Region
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Describes symptoms of a toxic poisoning syndrome associated with bacterial infections. Discusses possible links between toxic shock syndrome (TSS) and tampon use.

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A guide to using your first tampon

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English
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Online
Author: 
Noel DiCarlo
Publisher: 
Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Provides information for young women using tampons for the first time. Includes information on toxic shock syndrome.

Menstrual tampons

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the health risks of using tampons, including an increased risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome and other effects. Presents suggestions on how to minimize your risk.

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Notes: 
Series: It's Your Health

Toxins & tampons

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Rachel Thompson
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the possible dangers of tampon use, including the risk of cuts from fibres, the toxic ingredients present in tampons, the risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome. Offers information on alternative menstrual products.

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ISSN 14800039
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