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Reviews and other media coverage of Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

Book Reviews and Quotes:

Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health
Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause
January/February 2008
"Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause is an excellent addition to any clinician’s library for its overview of menopause, its affirmation of the normalcy of this life transition, and its excellent illumination of the political and societal influences on women’s lived experience of this time of their life." 

Women’s Review of Books
Dishing with the Girls… Oops, the Women
March/April 2007
"I read Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause straight through, admiring the clear explanations and the straightforward principles that anchor every chapter... It’s a book for all of us."

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause: A Review
An online review by Elayne Clift

Yes Magazine
Reviews: Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause
Spring 2007
"...helps women sort through the information overload with clear and comprehensible language ...This well-researched and well-organized book debunks the endless myths of menopause and aging by providing the medical, emotional, psychological, and societal context of the menopause journey."

Z Magazine
Book Review, Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause
December 2006
"While the scientific research is well-presented, virtually all of this material can be found elsewhere. What keeps us reading, and what makes OBOS so valuable, are the voices of those who’ve experienced these symptoms."  

Kirkus Reviews
Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause
Oct 1, 2006
"... readers are sure to find the answers to all their questions.... the go-to guide for women with menopause." 

Women and Life on Earth
Review: Our Bodies Ourselves: Menopause
"... a clear, accessible, balanced and important book for midlife women and the people who care for and about them." 
Sept 2006

Library Journal
Book Review
August 2006
"Its strength lies not only in the huge amount of information provided but also in the methodology. Topics range from diet and exercise to relationships, motherhood, sexuality, and physical and mental illnesses; coverage of each is exceedingly readable, strikingly comprehensive, and thoroughly documented.... highly recommended." 

Publisher's Weekly
Book Review
July 21, 2006
As a general reference on menopause, this volume will be embraced by a wide female audience.”

North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Menopause Flashes
Book Review
March 2006 

Feature Articles:

Detroit Free Press
April 2, 2008
Updated 'Our Bodies, Ourselves' is still empowering women

Menopause the Blog
February 29th, 2008 entry
Recommended Reading: “Our Bodies Ourselves” - yes, that one!

The Charlotte Observer
Feb 5, 2007
"Thanks to `Our Bodies,' we can talk about menopause" 

The Calgary Herald
Nov 2, 2006
"Our Bodies Ourselves collective takes on menopause"

The Hampshire Gazette
Oct 31, 2006
"'Our Bodies, Ourselves' marks another milestone: Bible of the women's health movement publishes new edition about menopause." 

Other Media Coverage:

Seeking Solutions with Suzanne
Dec 7, 2008
Judy Norsigian speaks about menopause and the book.

The Charlotte Observer
Nov 6, 2006
"Don't tag all libido swings as disorders"

Common Ground
Nov 2006
"The Hormone Conundrum: Sourcing healthy treatments that work"

The London Free Press
Oct 31, 2006
"A bone to pick: while giving lip service to 'real beauty' women are still obsessed with being unrealistically thin"

Read advance praise for the book






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