Being Female by Rita Baron-Faust
What Every Women Should Know About Gynecological Health

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Award-winning medical journalist Rita Baron-Faust demystifies the female reproductive system in this accessible resource for women of all ages. With emphasis on preventive care, Baron-Faust addresses common concerns, including fibroids, urinary tract infections, and PMS, as well as more serious health issues, including breast, ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancers, endometriosis, STDs, infertility and sexual dysfunction. She offers clear explanations of new tests and treatments, including hormone replacement therapy, fertility procedures and gynecologic surgeries. Amid increasing health care costs and the constant, confusing barrage of new medical information, Being Female gives women the knowledge they need to receive the best care.

About Rita Baron-Faust

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Medical journalist RITA BARON-FAUST produces WCBS's Report on Medicine. She received the prestigious 1994 Rose Kushner Award for Writing in the Field of Breast Cancer and a Science Writing Fellowship at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole. She lives with her family in New York City.
Published March 18, 1998 by William Morrow. 384 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction