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Ourselves, growing older : women aging with knowledge and power

Author: Paula B Doress-Worters; Diana Laskin Siegal; Midlife and Older Women Book Project.; Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1987.
Series: Touchstone book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For women over age thirty-five.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doress-Worters, Paula B. (Paula Brown).
Ourselves, growing older.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1987
(OCoLC)574009654
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula B Doress-Worters; Diana Laskin Siegal; Midlife and Older Women Book Project.; Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
ISBN: 0671505017 9780671505011 0671644246 9780671644246
OCLC Number: 15792564
Notes: "Touchstone book."
Description: xxvi, 511 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Who needs cosmetic surgery? --
Weighty issues --
Eating well --
Birth control for women in midlife --
Childbearing in midlife --
Work and retirement --
Caregiving --
Problems in the medical care system --
Nursing homes --
Joint and muscle pain, arthritis and rheumatic disorders --
Osteoporosis --
Dental health --
Urinary incontinence --
Hysterectomy and oophorectomy --
Hypertension, heart disease, and stroke --
Cancer --
Diabetes --
Gallstones and gallbladder disease --
Vision, hearing, and other sensory loss associated with aging --
Memory lapse and memory loss --
Dying and death --
Changing society and ourselves.
Series Title: Touchstone book.
Responsibility: Paula Brown Doress and Diana Laskin Siegal and the Midlife and Older Women Book Project ; in cooperation with the Boston Women's Health Book Collective ; illustrations by Roselaine Perkis.

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For women over age thirty-five.

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