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Title The healthy woman [electronic resource] : a complete guide for all ages.
Publication [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health, [2008?]
Distribution [Washington, D.C.] : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.
Description 1 online resource (518 pages) : color illustrations
Adobe Acrobat Reader.
text file
Call # WEB SITE 613.0424
System Req Available via Internet via Women's Health web site. Address as of 7/16/12: http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/the-healthy-woman/index.cfm ; current access available via PURL.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Note Title from title screen (viewed May 14, 2009).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 463-507) and index.
Contents Taking charge of your health -- Heart disease -- Stroke -- Cancer -- Type 2 diabetes -- Autoimmune diseases -- Blood disorders -- Sexually transmitted infections -- HIV/AIDS -- Reproductive health -- Pregnancy -- Breastfeeding -- Mental health -- Healthy aging -- Violence against women -- Urologic and kidney health -- Digestive health -- Respiratory health -- Oral health -- Skin and hair health -- Nutrition -- Fitness -- Pain -- Complementary and alternative medicine -- Glossary.
Summary Covers a broad range of issues affecting women of all ages. Includes topics ranging from violence against women to cancer and heart disease, providing easy-to-understand explanations as well as practical tips. Includes personal health stories from women around the country, charts showing which medical tests are needed, and when, and ways to find more helpful information. As gatekeepers of their family's health, women will also find resources for caring for the men and children in their lives.
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women -- Diseases.
Addl. Author United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office on Women's Health.
Alt Title Complete guide for all ages
ISBN 0160771838
9780160771835

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