Women's Health Concerns Sourcebook by Laura Larsen (Editor)
Women's Health Concerns Sourcebook, 4th Edition, explains female anatomy; reports on women's health and wellness issues; and discusses breast health, sexual and reproductive issues, conditions that disproportionately affect women, and the leading causes of death and disability in women, including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Women's Health: Opposing Viewpoints by Lynn Zott (Editor)
Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications. This title in the series discusses the latest issues concerning the health of women.
The Wrong Prescription for Women: How Medicine and Media Create a "Need" for Treatments, Drugs, and Surgery by Maureen C. McHugh; Joan C. Chrisler (Editor)
This groundbreaking book challenges the medicalized approach to women's experiences including menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause and suggests that there are better ways for women to cope with real issues they may face. (Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.)
Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol by Ann Dowsett Johnston
An exploration of the rise in alcohol consumption and abuse among women in recent years. Drink covers health risks, marketing, current trends and sociological underpinnings of this new epidemic. The author beautifully weaves reportage with her personal recovery story into a compelling and informative narrative addressing one of the most pressing issues for women today.
After decades of research devoted to women's health, a federal agency focused on women's health, and millions of dollars allocated to address women's health disparities, African American women are still the sickest American citizens. This book examines why. (Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.)
A Woman's Guide to Pelvic Health: Expert Advice for Women of All Ages by Elizabeth E. Houser; Stephanie Riley Hahn
In "A Woman's Guide to Pelvic Health" a urologist and a physical therapist offer expert and reassuring advice to women.
In this book the author Identifies vulnerabilities in today's parenting models for women, arguing that current recommendations are imposing 1950s era limitations at the expense of women's health, fatherhood, and child independence. Progressive modern motherhood is seen as a threat to women's freedom. (Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.)