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Our bodies, ourselves for the new century : a book by and for women

Summary: A guide to women's health, including information on breast cancer, AIDS, pregnancy and childbirth, and medical practices and procedures. The essential resource on women's health and sexuality comes of age in this newly revised and updated edition of a long loved classic. Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century reflects the vital health concerns of women of diverse ages, ethnic and racial backgrounds, and sexual orientations. In these pages, women will find new information, resources, including web sites, and personal support for the decisions that will shape their health and their lives, from living a healthy life, to relationships and sexuality, to child bearing, growing older, dealing with the medical system, and organizing for change. This is a book for women of all generations to use, to rely on, and to share with others. The definitive consumer health reference for women of all ages and ethnic groups, this book encompasses such controversial issues as managed care and the insurance industry; breast cancer treatment options; recent developments in contraception; and much more.

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  • ISBN: 0684842319
  • ISBN: 9780684842318
  • Physical Description: print
    780 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: Newly revised and updated
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1998.

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General Note:
Rev. ed. of : Our bodies, ourselves, 1984.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Taking care of ourselves -- Relationships and sexuality -- Sexual health and controlling our fertility -- Child-bearing -- Knowledge is power.
Subject: Women Health and hygiene
Women Diseases
Women Psychology
Gynecology Popular Works
Self Concept Popular Works
Sexual Behavior Popular Works
Women psychology Popular Works
Women's Health Popular Works

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


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Lummi Library RA 778 .N49 1998 245990 Stacks Available -

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