A new prescription for women's health: getting the best medical care in a man's world

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Penguin Books, Aug 27, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 546 pages
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This is a personal book that takes the form of an intimate conversation with your own doctor, one who miraculously has the time to give you all the information and advice you crave. Dr. Healy insists that health care can and should be a cooperative process. Her book will teach you to think carefully and critically about your own treatment - to make sure you get the best care possible - by paying attention to current research, finding the right questions to ask, and having the strength and self-respect to ask them.

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Contents

Turning Points
1
Womens Work Becomes Womens Health
28
Power and Vulnerability
73
Copyright

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Bernadine Healy, M.D., is one of America's best-known physicians. A cardiologist by training, she is the former head of the National Institutes of Health, the American Red Cross, and the College of Medicine and Public Health at Ohio State University. She is currently the health editor for "US News and World Report" and writes the magazine's bi-weekly "On Health" column. She also makes nationwide speaking and media appearances about our most crucial health issues.

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