"Seaman touches on nearly every aspect of women's health...as she helps readers frame key questions, evaluate research studies, consider treatment options and move gracefully through menopause and the years leading up to and following it. This volume sheds an invaluable light on a long-cloudy subject." -- Publishers Weekly
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About the Author
was a leader in the women's health movement. An alumna of Oberlin College, she was a Sloan/Rockefeller Advanced Science Writing Fellow at the Columbia Journalism School. She was a cofounder of the National Women's Health Network and a contributing editor to Ms
. Magazine. Her previous books include The Doctor's Case Against the Pill, Free and Female, Women and the Crisis in Sex Hormones, Lovely Me: The Life of Jacqueline Susann, The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth,
and For Women Only! Your Guide to Health Empowerment.Laura Eldridge
is Barbara Seaman's longtime associate. Eldridge grew up in New York and Salt Lake City and attended Barnard College.