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New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book and for Women by Boston Womens Health Book Collective

New Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Book

and for Women by Boston Womens Health Book Collective

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ISBN : 9780684823522
Paperback
752 pages
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Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century is the first major revision of this classic since 1984 and reflects the major changes that have occurred in every area of womens health. It is still the definitive consumer health reference of all women.ThisMoreOur Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century is the first major revision of this classic since 1984 and reflects the major changes that have occurred in every area of womens health. It is still the definitive consumer health reference of all women.This new focus encompasses such controversial issues as:-- Managing managed care and the insurance industry-- Questioning breast cancer treatment options-- Recent scientific developments in contraception and reproductive technology, including drug-induced abortions-- Violence as a womens public health issue-- Preventing and living with HIV/AIDS-- The impact of racism on sexuality-- Chiropractic, herbal, and other alternative/complementary therapies, including natural approaches to menopause-- Poverty and racism as major determinants of womens health.