For Women Only!: Your Guide to Health Empowerment

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Seven Stories Press, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 1573 pages
Both a reference work and a health guide, For Women Only! joins together hands-on advice from the country's leading health practicioners with essays, interviews, anc commentary by leading thinkers, activists, writers, doctors, and sociologists. Contributors include the Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Susan Brownmiller, Phyllis Chesler, Angela Davis, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Germaine Greer, Shere Hite, Erica Jong, the National Black Women's Health Project, Gloria Steinem, Sojourner Truth, and Naomi Wolf, among many others.
 

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Contents

Addiction
3
Aging
15
Anemia
41
Arthritis
47
Birth Control
96
Breast Cancer
107
Cervical Dysplasia Fibroids and Reproductive System Cancers
142
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
160
In the Beginning
605
Taking Our Bodies Back
687
Activism Revolution
689
Informed Consent
714
Toward a New Psychology of Women the 1970s
780
SelfHelp Gynecology
796
Sex and Orgasm
809
Motherhood
834

Cosmetic Surgery
190
Diabetes
208
Eating Disorders
221
Endometriosis
242
Environmental Illness
255
Heart Disease
276
Herpes
316
Hormonal Imbalance
326
Infertility
331
Lupus
343
Menopause
348
Menstrual Cramps and Irregular Menstruation
364
Mental Health Problems
376
Migraines
402
Multiple Sclerosis
415
Osteoporosis
421
Pain Management
429
Parasites
445
Pregnancy
454
Premenstrual Syndrome PMS
492
Repetitive Strain Injuries
501
Sexual Dysfunction
509
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
515
Stroke
524
Temporomandibular Joint TMJ Dysfunction
527
Thyroid Disease
531
Urinary Incontinence
546
Urinary Tract Infections and Inflammations
549
Vaginal Inflamation and Infection
561
Varicose Veins
576
Violence Sexual and Physical Abuse
581
Alternative Therapies
589
Resource Guide
598
Health Empowerment for Women
603
Abortion
894
Rape
909
White Coats
918
Race Class and Reproduction
939
Activists Speak
953
On Being a Woman
970
Body Parts
981
Hair
983
Face
999
Skin
1011
Mouth
1060
Torso
1067
Heart
1072
Breasts
1083
Muscle
1099
Ovaries
1110
Womb
1116
Fruits of the Womb
1137
Vagina
1206
Clitoris
1209
Still Taking Our Bodies Bad
1231
Breast Cancer Activism
1233
Further Toward a New Psychology of Women
1244
Sexual and Reproductive Health
1263
More Motherhood
1279
Violence Against Women and Girls
1311
Conflict of Interest
1348
Gender Medicine
1392
Feminism for the 21st Century
1408
Contributor Biographies
1505
Index
1531
About the Authors
1570
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About the author (2001)

One of the nation's most tireless health advocates, BARBARA SEAMAN (1935-2008) co-founded the National Women's Health Network and pioneered a new style of health reporting that focused on patients' rights. Her groundbreaking investigative book, The Doctor's Case Against the Pill (1969), prompted Senate hearings in the 1970s that led to a warning label on oral contraceptives and the drastic lowering of estrogen doses due to dangerous health effects. Dedicated to reaching a wide audience, Seaman wrote columns for Brides Magazine, Ladies' Home Journal, and Ms., inspiring women around the world to take control of their own health. Seaman was a founding advisory board member of and key advisor to Seven Stories Press.

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