The New our bodies, ourselves: a book by and for women

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Discusses women's health care issues.

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The Boston Women's Health Collective addresses the leading women's health issues of the 1990's. Here is an expanded and updated version for the 1990s and beyond of the book that has been called "the ... Read full review

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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 ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Food
11
Alcohol MoodAltering Drugs and Smoking
33
Women in Motion
41
Alternatives to Medical Care
54
Psychotherapy
73
Violence Against Women
99
RELATIONSHIPS AND SEXUALITY
119
Abortion
291
New Reproductive Technologies
317
Introduction
327
Childbirth
361
Postpartum
396
Infertility and Pregnancy Loss
419
Women Growing Older
435
SOME COMMON AND UNCOMMON HEALTH
445

Lesbian Life and Relationships
141
Sexuality
164
Introduction
201
Birth Control
220
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
263
Finding Out and
284
Some Common and Uncommon Health and Medical
475
WOMEN AND THE MEDICAL SYSTEM
547
The Politics of Women and Medical Care
555
U S A
598
Developing an International Awareness
611
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About the author (1984)

The Boston Women's Health Book Collective (also known as Our Bodies Ourselves) aims to empower women by providing information about health, sexuality, and reproduction. Advisory board members include Teresa Heinz Kerry, Susan Love, and Gloria Steinem. To learn more visit www.ourbodiesourselves.org.

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