40 Years Later, ‘Our Bodies’ Still Starts Debate on Women’s Health

The Tampa Tribune | October 6, 2011

The new, ninth edition of “Our Bodies, Ourselves”continues to challenge a medical and political establishment the editors believe is greatly influenced by the pharmaceutical industry and a fear of malpractice, says Judy Norsigian, editor and spokeswoman for the nonprofit Boston Women’s Health Book Collective.

“Every chapter in the book is in part a call to action,” she says. “The book has always been informational, factually accurate, and political in the sense that it helps individuals connect locally, nationally and globally with others to bring about change.”

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