Holistic health

Holistic health

Myra laramee, medicine woman

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Author: 
Joanne Reid
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Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces prairie healer Myra Laramee.  Demonstrates the way to wellness in defiance of the culture of despair surrounding AIDS. 

Birth centres give women another option

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Karen Sampson
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Vol 13, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces the birth centre as another option for families. Shares birth stories. Discusses the benefits of midwifery care and birth centre's for some families. 

Holistic remedies can help ease the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome

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English
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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
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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. 

The wisdom of menopause

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Janine O’Leary Cobb
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Vol 11, No.4
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the myths, misconceptions and current research about menopause. Presents an overview of current research on some of the most frequently discussed and important questions women ask about menopause. 


 


Medical malepractice

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Carolyn DeMarco
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Vol 10, No.4
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses women and the medical industry. Lists guidelines for women seeking alternative care. 

Winning the battle: living with epstein-barr virus

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Lone Rotenberg
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Vol 10, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares one woman's experience of 'coming out' as one who lives with a chronic illness. Discusses holistic health practices. 

The cultural basis of well-being

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Candia Alexander
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Vol 7, No.3
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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. 

Feldenkrais : awareness through movement

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Phyllis Jensen
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Vol 7, No.1
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article describes Feldenkrais Movement Therapy, an approach to improve body alignment and motion. 

Candidiasis : beginning to understand a new disease complex

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Mary Louise Adams
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Vol 6, No.3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores yeast related illnesses. Lists symptoms and conditions that may be caused by excess yeast in the body. Calls for a more holistic approach to health. 

The birth control gap

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Dianne Kinnon
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Vol 6, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores why women and men so often fail to use birth control. Discusses available research and safety standards. Identifies internal oppressions that effect our decisions. 

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