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In our own words - breast cancer and mammography  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1993_Healthsharing_Vol_14_No_2_Summer_Fall.pdf

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. 

 

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Published: 1993
It's your health: the safety of compact flourescent lamps  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/alt_formats/pdf/iyh-vsv/prod/cfl-afc-eng.pdf

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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Published: May 2010
Radiation - answers to your questions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1981_Healthsharing_Vol_2_No_3_Summer.pdf

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.

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Published: 1981
Very damning testimony  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Spring.pdf

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. 

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Published: 1982
Working through despair  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Summer.pdf

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. 

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Published: 1982