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The Women's Pill Book

Your Complete Guide to Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications

Deborah Mitchell, Consulting Medical Editor: Marjorie Luckey, MD

St. Martin's Griffin

Women are major consumers and highly proactive when it comes to attending to their health care. In the tradition of the mega-bestseller, THE PILL BOOK, comes a medication guide just for women—a book that addresses their needs, concerns, and questions about the plethora of prescription and over-the-counter drugs available. A mix of narrative and reference, THE WOMEN'S PILL BOOK is speaks directly to the specific health challenges women face:

 

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Plus profiles of hundreds of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including generic and brand name, benefits, side effects, and alternative treatment options.

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Women's Pill Book, The
Part OneHealth Challenges Facing Today's WomenChapter 1Unique Reproductive ChallengesA woman's unique ability to become pregnant and give birth is a thing of joy and wonder, and a cause for celebration for women around the world. The underlying mechanisms involved in allowing birth to occur are extremely complex and encompass a myriad of intimately and intricately related elements. At the same time, there are numerous health issues that can affect a woman's ability to get pregnant, have a healthy pregnancy, and deliver a healthy child, including conditions such as abnormal
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  • Deborah Mitchell, Consulting Medical Editor: Marjorie Luckey, MD

  • DEBORAH MITCHELL is a widely published health journalist. She is the author or coauthor of more than three dozen books on health topics, including eight books for the St. Martin’s Press Healthy Home Library series, as well as THE WONDER OF PROBIOTICS (coauthored with John R.Taylor, N.D.), FOODS THAT COMBAT AGING, YOUR IDEAL SUPPLEMENT PLAN IN THREE EASY STEPS, and WHAT YOUR DOCTOR MAY NOT TELL YOU ABOUT BACK PAIN (coauthored with Debra Weiner, M.D.).

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The Women's Pill Book

Your Complete Guide to Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications

Deborah Mitchell, Consulting Medical Editor: Marjorie Luckey, MD

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St. Martin's Griffin

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