Birth control pill

Birth control pill

Contraception: the pill (Arabic)

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The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
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2004
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Australia

Provides general information about oral contraceptive pills for women, in Arabic.

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Contraception: the pill (Chinese)

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The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
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2004
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Australia

Provides general information about oral contraceptive pills for women, in Chinese.

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Contraception: the pill (Serbo-Croatian)

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Kontracepcija: pilula
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The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides general information about oral contraceptive pills for women, in Serbo-Croatian.

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Contraccezione: la pillola

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Contraception: the pill (Italian)
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The Royal Women's Hospital, Well Women's Services
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Australia

Provides general information about oral contraceptive pills for women, in Italian.

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Another look at menstrual suppression

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Kathleen O'Grady
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Argues against eliminating monthly menstruation artificially by ingesting synthetic hormones.

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ISSN 14800039

Women and epilepsy: birth control

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Epilepsy Toronto
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Toronto, ON

Discusses birth control and looks at interactions between epileptic medications and the birth control pill.

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Estrogen and breast cancer: a warning to women

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English
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Carol Ann Rinzler
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Maxwell Macmillan Canada
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Chronicles the sixty-year attempt to "cure" menopause with female hormones and the forty-year history of chemical contraception. Details the list of medical and epidemiological studies that show estrogen to be a potential carcinogen.

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BREC.R56 1993
ISBN 0026034913
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Drug regulatory failure in Canada: the case of Diane-35

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Barbara Mintzes
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Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Criticizes federal prescription drug regulation using Diane-35 (cyproterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol) as an example.

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ISBN 097331172X
WHP HEAP.M56 2004
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Includes bibliographical references.

Health concerns for Diane-35: drug advertised widely to teens and doctors in Canada despite health warnings

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Barbara Mintzes
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Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the health concerns for Diane-35, a combination product advertised as a birth control pill and acne medication. Looks at how this drug is advertised to both physicians and consumers.

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ISSN 14800039

Extended oral contraceptive regimens: taking the pill for longer than 3 weeks at a time

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The Contraception Report
Publication Date: 
2003
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Houston, TX

Explains what an extended oral contraceptive regime is and why a woman might use such an approach. Describes the benefits, drawbacks, availability, and decisions surrounding extended oral contraceptive regimes.

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