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Contraception: the pill (Russian)

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

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

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Contraception: the pill (Somali)

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Translated Title: 
Uur ka hortage: kiniiniga
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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 Somali.

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Contraception: the pill (Spanish)

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Translated Title: 
Métodos anticonceptivos: la pildora anticonceptiva
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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 Spanish.

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Contraception: the pill (Turkish)

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Translated Title: 
Dogum kontrol yontemi: dogum kontrol haplari
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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 Turkish.

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Another look at menstrual suppression

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Author: 
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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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

Birth control pills and prevention of ovarian cancer

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The Contraception Report
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Houston, TX

Provides an introduction to ovarian cancer, and describes some of the risk factors that increase the chance of developing the disease. Describes what is known about birth control pills reducing the risk of ovarian cancer.

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