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

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Simon & Schuster, 1998 - Fiction - 780 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Arisleyda De - Goodreads

Super interesting! Plenty to be learned about our bodies! Read full review

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I am told the the _Our Bodies, Ourselves_ books were revolutionary when they first came out about being a book by women, for women, all about women's health. The thing that I find most fascinating is ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
15
Introduction
21
One Taking Care of Ourselves
29
Food
44
Alcohol Tobacco and Other
75
Women in Motion
89
Environmental and Occupational Health
131
Violence Against Women
158
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
288
Four Childbearing
433
Women Growing Older
547
The Politics of Womens Health
561
The Global Politics of Women
723
U S
741
Index
751
378
774

Two Relationships and Sexuality
179
Three Sexual Health and Controlling
263
723
780
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The Boston Women's Health Book Collective is a nonprofit organization devoted to education about women and health.

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