Search Resources (English): Holistic health

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Holistic menopause: a new approach to midlife change
Provides information on the physical changes of menopause, as well as offers advice to help women move through the transition and out the other side.
Published: 1998
First Nations women workers' speak, write and research back: child welfare and decolonizing stories
Discusses the impact of the work done by First Nations women Child and Family Services social workers on their health and well-being. Looks at coping strategies. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Integrated cancer care: holistic, complementary, and creative approaches
'Complementary' therapies such as acupuncture, aromatherapy and spiritual healing are now being offered within many oncology and palliative care settings.
Published: 2001
Winning the battle: living with epstein-barr virus

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
Medical malepractice

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

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Published: 1989
The comprehensive feminist approach to health

Adapted from the document "Changeons de Lunettes: Pour une approche globale et féministe de la santé".  The article examines a comprehensive feminist approach to health and how it is distinguished from the dominant medical approach. The full document "Changeons de Lunettes" (French only) is availabe to order at the website of the Réseau québécois d'action pour la santé des femmes (RQASF) at

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Published: Fall/Winter 2009/2010
The wisdom of menopause

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. 


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Published: 1990
Health care choices: making yours

This article asks readers to take responsibility to determine what our needs are and who might best help you us meet our needs; lists a range of services and practitioners; Tips on how to access alternative resources, what to look for when choosing a practitioner, gives examples of how to break down your health concern to access a combination of services to address all aspects of your health.



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Published: 1980
Holistic remedies can help ease the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome

This article defines PMS and explains its causes. Offers a holistic approach to relieve the symptoms associated with PMS. 

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Published: 1991
Standing still and taking stock: the well being interview

This article discusses the possibility of seeing our health on a continuum rather than about health and sickness; Introduces the Well Being Interview (WBI) as a preventative health oriented tool, discusses the benefits and limitations of this tool for women.

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Published: 1980