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In our own words - breast cancer and mammography

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 14, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the medical and ethical issues regarding the use of mammography, performed yearly on asymptomatic women, or undertaken for screening purposes on large numbers of women. 

 

Working through despair

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanna Macy
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Vol 3, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article addresses the despair that an increasing number of people are experiencing in relation to imagining the future of our planet. Introduces the concept of despair work; symptoms and suppression, validation, feeling, imaging, waiting and community. 

Very damning testimony

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English
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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. 

Radiation - answers to your questions

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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. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article exposes the mystery of radiation in a question and answer format; attempts to lay out a basic understanding of how radiation works; discusses how radiation affects our bodies; how radiation can cure as well as cause cancer; birth defects and radiation; discusses concerns with X-rays; uranium, nuclear weapons; how to reduce exposure.

It's your health: the safety of compact flourescent lamps

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English
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Online
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Health Canada
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
May 2010
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

More and more Canadians are replacing regular incandescent light bulbs with more energy-efficient products, such as compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs). While CFLs are being promoted because they are energy-efficient, their use has also raised health concerns.

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