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Title:
The National Women's Health Resource Center book of women's health : your comprehensive guide to health and well-being
Author:
Scialli, Anthony R., 1952-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W. Morrow & Co., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xxiii, 680 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780688124342
Format :
Book

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Since the late 1980s, The National Women's Health Resource Center, a not-for-profit organization, has been dedicated to helping women make informed choices about their health. The Center's advisory board includes highly regarded health experts in a wide range of specialties. Based in Washington, D.C., the Center publishes an award-winning newsletter and partners with many organizations to launch major womens health education programs.

A practical, accessible home reference, with case histories, dozens of illustrations, and honest advice from the Resource Center and its medical advisors.

Part 1: Health Maintenance -- Essential advice on eating, exercise, healthy sex, and getting the best regular care from doctors.

Part 2: Special Health Concerns -- Birth control, mental health, cosmetic surgery, environmental and occupational concerns, violence against women, and more.

Part 3: Pregnancy and Childbirth -- From planning and delivery to postpartum.

Part 4: Medical Disorders and Diseases of Women -- Symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment options for hundreds of ailments, ranging from breast cancer and heart problems to skin conditions, menopause, and much, much more.

No home should be without this comprehensive women's health guide.

Since the late 1980s, The National Women's Health Resource Center, a not-for-profit organization, has been dedicated to helping women make informed choices about their health. The Center's advisory board includes highly regarded health experts in a wide range of specialties. Based in Washington, D.C., the Center publishes an award-winning newsletter and partners with many organizations to launch major womens health education programs.