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Carol V. Wright

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Carol V. Wright is the author of Blue Guide New York and a contributor to the Encyclopedia of New York City. Born on Staten Island, she lives in Connecticut.
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Carol V. Wright is the author of Blue Guide New York and a contributor to the Encyclopedia of New York City. Born on Staten Island, she lives in Connecticut.
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  • Blue Guide New York

    Blue Guide New York

    A Woman's Guide to Menopause and Perimenopause

    A Woman's Guide to Menopause and Perimenopause
    Recent groundbreaking research has provided abundant new information on menopause and how women should approach it. This book carefully considers all these findings, explains in detail what we now know about menopause and its treatment, and offers sound guidance for women dealing with the physical and emotional health issues surrounding menopause. Menopause specialist Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, nationally known not only for her expertise but also for her approachability, answers all the questions about menopause that women want—and need—to ask their health care providers. Dr. Minkin presents scientifically grounded information, explained helpfully and in a non-judgmental manner. Among the topics included in this volume: • Hormone replacement therapy, its pros and cons • Controlling the symptoms of PMS • Treatments for menopause-related hot flashes, insomnia, and depression • Menopause and sexuality • Osteoporosis • Preventing and detecting cancer of the reproductive organs • Healthy lifestyle choices for menopausal women • What the Women’s Health Initiative study findings really mean

    A Woman's Guide to Sexual Health

    A Woman's Guide to Sexual Health
    Pick up the book that everyone is talking about: today’s most invaluable resource guide for every woman who needs more time to talk with her doctor. Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, a gynecologist in practice for more than 25 years, has written the most up-to-date and readily accessible guide available for women wanting to know more than just what their hurried doctor’s visit allows. This guide includes explanations of how exactly the body works, problems that may arise, and comprehensive solutions for women of all ages who are concerned with their reproductive health. “An outstanding book. . . . The authors write clearly and as though speaking directly to patients. Information is practical, based on current research, and never demeaning to women. . . . Essential.”—Choice “A wonderful book about women’s health issues of crucial importance to us all, particularly the young. While extremely informative, it is written with candor, wisdom, humor, and love. Perfect for my teenage daughter.”—Valerie Harper

    Art/Shop/Eat New York

    Art/Shop/Eat New York
    The best museum and gallery districts mapped out for the busy traveler—with tips on the hottest dining and most fashionable shopping for the perfect day in town. In a handy format with full color maps, these are terrific guides for discovering the finest that each of these cities has to offer.

  • Staten Island

    Staten Island
    A Blue Guide Travel Monograph
    The New York borough of Staten Island is better known for its ferry ride and views of the Manhattan skyline than for itself. This readable, engrossing guide is devoted entirely to discovering the island. Lovingly researched and packed with stories past and present, it unlocks the secrets of a fascinating place and of the men and women who made it what it is, many of them pioneers in their fields. It will appeal to residents and visitors alike.

    The Yale Guide to Women's Reproductive Health

    The Yale Guide to Women's Reproductive Health
    From Menarche to Menopause
    This book is for every woman who has wished for an unhurried, personal conversation with a sympathetic doctor who will answer her questions about reproductive health. Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, a gynecologist practicing for more than 25 years, presents a complete and up-to-date guide to a healthy reproductive system for women in their teens through middle age. With warmth and understanding, Dr. Minkin and coauthor Carol V. Wright respond to questions about the gynecological issues that concern women today, including sexual activity, contraception, and family planning. Readers of The Yale Guide to Women’s Reproductive Health will learn how the female body works, what problems may arise, and what solutions are available—in short, they will become better prepared to participate in their own health care and to make healthy decisions.

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