Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution

Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution

An eye-opening, investigative account of the dismal state of women's healthcare in the U.S.One of Elle's "30 Best Books to Read This Summer"American women visit more doctors, have more surgery, and fill more prescriptions than men. In Everything Below the Waist, Jennifer Block asks: Why is the life expectancy of women today declining relative to women in other high-income coun/>One...

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Title:Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution
Author:Jennifer Block
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  • Caroline
    ***NO SPOILERS***It's been reported that doctors dismiss female patients while taking seriously male patients. For instance, doctors are more likely to miss symptoms of heart disease or heart attack in women than in men. Jennifer Block’s argument is that a feminist revolution in medicine is ver...
  • Emily D
    Even though I haven't read it, I've rated it five stars to cancel out the one-star review of a guy who seems to be a Neo-Nazi....
  • Melissa
    “This is a book about feminism’s unfinished revolution in women’s health.”Fascinating, informative, and appalling, Jennifer Block has written the most revealing book on women’s healthcare to date. This one is a must read for every woman currently under the care of the US hea...
  • Janet
    I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from #NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. From the publisher, as I do not regurgitate the contents or story of books in reviews, I let them do it. An eye-opening, investigative account of the dismal state of women's healthcare in the U.S...
  • Jessica
    (I received my ARC of this book in a Goodreads Giveaway).I will start off by saying this book has taken me so long to finish because it is so heavy and in your face with information that it is at times quite overwhelming. (The first chapter about birth control pills actually sent me into a panic att...
  • Shannon (Mrsreadsbooks)
    When I read the synopsis of this book, I knew I wanted to read it immediately. As someone who has both chronic physical and mental illnesses, I have experienced the way our medical community often treats women. Everything Below the Waist contains not only a great deal of information on the state of ...
  • Donna Hines
    "An eye-opening, investigative account of the dismal state of women's healthcare in the U.S."As a woman who has suffered from chronic back pain which was finally diagnosed 30 yrs later as spinal canal stenosis, DDD, Bilateral Facet Atrophy, and severe foraminal narrowing requiring surgery I can tell...
  • Sarah
    This book wasn't exactly what I expected it to be, but it is a solid introduction into the issue of women's health care. I expected this book to cover more general topics of health and look into how women may have a more difficult time being heard within the medical community, but instead it focused...

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