Our Bodies, Ourselves: Why Is This 40-Year-Old Book Still Controversial?
June 3, 2023
Shine | October 26, 2011
While health care for women has improved, we face new and different issues today. True to form, the newest edition raises controversial concerns of women today; such as the debate about mammogram screenings. While a U.S. panel recently recommended biannual screenings for women over 40, not all experts agree that’s appropriate (Canadian health experts recommend that women 50-69 have a mammogram every two years). The new issue also raises questions about technological advancements including fertility treatments, plastic surgery and increased cesarean section births.
Read the full story: Our Bodies, Ourselves: Why Is This 40-Year-Old Book Still Controversial? by Jennifer Goldberg