Access to information

Access to information

Turner's syndrome: not a game of x's and o’s

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan Charney
Terry Hooven
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Vol 6, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses Turner's Syndrome, aka Gonadal Dygenesis. Highlights common features, challenges for women with this syndrome and therapies that are utilized.  

Why we need a canadian women's health network

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Jennifer Penney
Edition: 
Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article highlights reasons why a Canadian Women's Health Network is necessary. Outlines the importance of maintaining a united pro choice feminist voice on women on health issues. 

Tapping medical knowledge

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article questions how we access health information. How to demystify medical terminology and health information from doctors. Demonstrates how public libraries, academic and medical libraries and small resource centres can help. Gives tips on how to find your way around a library. 

Getting rid of the crab

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Madeline Boscoe
Connie Clement
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Troubles with tampons

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanne Fairhart Houlden
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses dangers of tampon use; under researched and lack of information available from companies; chemicals, toxic shock syndrome; government inaction; alternatives to tampons.


 

 

Health care choices: making yours

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
Edition: 
Vol 1, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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.


 

 

Improving the health of Canadians: an introduction to health in urban places

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English
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Online
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Canadian Institute for Health Information
Publication Date: 
2006

Explores the patterns of health between and within Canadian cities as well as how the social and physical aspects of urban neighbourhoods and housing may be linked to people's overall health. It reviews the latest research, presents new analyses and explores relevant policies and programs.

Providing reliable health information to women: the electronic environment

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English
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Online
Author: 
Robin Barnett
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Explores the ways in which the Internet, with its access to credible and relevant information, can assist in empowering women to make decisions for their health. Describes the Canadian Women's Health Network's programs and services to show how we try to address the complexities of health information for women on the WWW.

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