William Morrow and Company
10 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
$35.00. Document Number: ISBN 0-688-12434-8.
Written for the woman consumer, this book discusses health and well-being throughout her lifespan. Part one gives advice on healthy sexual practices, nutrition, physical activity, menopause, and how best to use her health-care practitioner. Part two considers special issues in reproductive health, cosmetic surgery, mental health, abuse, and occupational and environmental issues. The third part focuses on pregnancy and childbirth in all its stages, both physical and emotional. Part four talks about medical disorders and diseases of women in topics such as breast disorders, menstrual problems, sexually transmitted diseases, urinary tract infections, reproductive system problems, cardiovascular problems, oral health, musculoskeletal disorders, and skin problems. The book closes with sections on common medical tests and procedures, a glossary, and an index.