The "Go Ask Alice" Book of Answers A Guide to Good Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Health

Columbia University's Health Education Program

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368 Pages



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Ever since the internet explosion in the early '90s, Columbia University's award-winning Go Ask Alice! Health Q & A website has become confidant, advisor, and friend to millions of readers in search of accurate and nonjudgmental health information online. Now for the first time this groundbreaking resource is available in print.

In a unique, straightforward style Go Ask Alice! delivers hard-to-find answers to sometimes hard-to-ask questions about sex, STDs, relationships, nutrition, fitness, depression, drugs, eating disorders, and many other personal health concerns.


Praise for The "Go Ask Alice" Book of Answers

"No inquiry is too sensitive, too sick, or too stupid. Alice is smart, funny, nonjudgmental, and serves it straight."—Details

"Alice combines helpful information with a personal irreverent tone."—The Wall Street Journal

"People with health questions that they think are too trivial or too embarrassing to take to their physicians can get answers from Alice."—Vogue

"Issues of interest to young adults are answered at Columbia University's Go Ask Alice! It's one of the oldest sites on the Web, and its archives include authoritative entries on everything from Alzheimer's disease to loud grunting at the gym."—Newsweek

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  • Columbia University's Health Education Program

  • Columbia University's Health Education Program is headed by Jordan Friedman. A professional staff of health educators lead workshops, produce audio/video programs and Internet sites, and conduct research on health-related topics. The "Go Ask Alice Web" site receives over half a million hits a week.