The African-American Woman's Health Book

The African-American Woman's Health Book

A Guide to the Prevention and Cure of Illness

Book - 2001
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This reference addresses a rarely examined sub-group in American health care. Alcena, Chief of General Medicine at St. Agnes Hospital in White Plains, NY, explains complex medical information in a simple, accessible style, covering disorders such as anemia, hypertension, stroke, cholesterol, heart disease, gynecological diseases, depression, and alcoholism, all areas that are of particular concern to women of African descent. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Fort Lee, N.J. : Barricade Books, c2001
ISBN: 9781569802014
Branch Call Number: 613.04244 ALCENA
Characteristics: xii, 299 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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