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Candidiasis : beginning to understand a new disease complex  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_3_Summer.pdf

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. 

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Published: 1985
Feldenkrais : awareness through movement  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_1_Winter.pdf

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

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Published: 1985
The cultural basis of well-being  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1986_Healthsharing_Vol_7_No_3_Summer.pdf

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. 

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Published: 1986
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
Medical malepractice  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_4_Fall.pdf

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  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42064

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 www.rqsaf.qc.ca

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Published: Fall/Winter 2009/2010
The wisdom of menopause  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1990_Healthsharing_Vol_11_No_4_Winter.pdf

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   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_2_Spring.pdf

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  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1991_Healthsharing_Vol_12_No_2_Summer.pdf

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  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1980_Healthsharing_Vol_1_No_3_Summer.pdf

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