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Our bodies, ourselves : a new edition for a new era

Author: Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2005.
Series: Boston Women's Health Book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 35th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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Includes information on abortion, abuse, adolescent girls, aging, alcoholism, black women, breast cancer, breast feeding, breasts, cancer, cervix, cesarean sections, clitoris, clitoridectomy, complementary health practices, condoms, cramps, depression, diabetes, diets, women with disabilities, drugs, eating disorders, environmental and occupational health, estrogen, food, hormones, hormone therapy, hysterectomy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
ISBN: 0743256115 9780743256117
OCLC Number: 57283896
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: xiv, 832 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Taking care of ourselves --
1. Body image --
2. Eating well --
3. Alcohol, tobacco, and other mood-altering drugs --
4. Our bodies in motion --
5. Complementary health practices --
6. Emotional well-being --
7. Environmental and occupational health --
8. Violence and abuse --
Relationships and sexuality --
9. Gender identity and sexual orientation --
10. Relationships with men --
11. Relationships with women --
12. Sexuality --
Sexual health --
13. Sexual anatomy, reproduction, and the menstrual cycle --
14. Safer sex --
15. Sexually transmitted infections --
16. HIV and AIDS --
Reproductive choices --
17. Considering parenting --
18. Birth control --
19. Unexpected pregnancy --
20. Abortion --
Childbearing --
21. Pregnancy --
22. Childbirth --
23. The first year of parenting --
24. Childbearing loss --
25. Infertility and assisted reproduction --
Growing older --
26. Midlife and menopause --
27. Our later years --
Medical problems and procedures --
28. Unique to women --
29. Special concerns for women --
Knowledge is power --
30. Navigating the health care system --
31. The politics of women's health --
32. Organizing for change --
Glossary --
Resources.
Series Title: Boston Women's Health Book.
Responsibility: the Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
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With more than four million copies sold, "Our Bodies, Ourselves" is the classic resource that women of all ages turn to for information about every aspect of their well-being. Completely revised for  Read more...

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The new edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves offers a relatable voice to help make the very confusing reality of health and sexuality as a girl easier to navigate. In a world that doesn't always offer Read more...

 
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