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Women's self care workshops: a guide  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/nnewh/womens-self-care.pdf

Provides a brief overview of how to organize and lead a women's self care workshop.

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Published: 2000
Supporting self-care: the contribution of nurses and physicians - An Exploratory Study  
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/hhr-rhs/collabor/self-auto-eng.php

Examines how physicians and nurses support the self-care efforts of their patients and clients. Describes exemplary programs and tools that nurses and physicians can use as adjuncts in supporting self-care.

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Published: 1997
Supporting self-care: a workshop for nurses and physician educators  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/healthcare/pubs/selfcare98/maintoc.htm
Presents the proceedings of two workshops exploring the perspectives of physician and nurse educators on how to help health professionals to become more skillful and successful in supporting self-care. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Women's self-care book
Provides health information for the women of Newfoundland and Labrador on a wide variety of subjects related to women's health, on available health services and resources, as well as ideas on how to care for ourselves and encourage good health throughout our lives.
Published: 2000
How can I take care of myself? a few suggestions  
http://www.postpartum.org/suggestions.html
Provides self-care suggestions to women experiencing postpartum depression. (See Details)
Getting ready for surgery   
http://www.informedhealthonline.org/item.aspx?tabid=9&hottopic=100105&version=full&series=Surgery
Provides a number of methods that people can use to lessen the risks of complications during surgery, including quitting smoking, the self-donation of blood, and reviewing any medicines before a surgery. Advises that people make sure that all pre-operative health tests are necessary and to plan early for post operative support. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Self-help for premenstrual syndrome
Provides information on a variety of topics related to PMS, including treatment options.
Published: 1998
Abc's of immunology  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article offers a primer on the immune system. Explains the language of immunology and the processes that occur when we are exposed to infection. 


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Published: 1989
Thoughts on sex without science  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article is about the sexuality of women who have sex with men. Discusses The beginnings of gynecological thought and practice; A call to move from the symptoms-analysis-cure approach to a holistic approach. Encourages women to be their own experts; To think critically about their sexuality and how they feel about their bodies.

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Published: 1980
Winning the battle: living with epstein-barr virus  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_2_Spring.pdf

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

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Published: 1989