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Sweetening the Pill

By Holy Grigg-Spall
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  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Isbn : 178099608X
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Health & Fitness
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Millions of healthy women take a powerful medication every day from their mid-teens to menopause - the Pill - but few know how this drug works or the potential side effects. Contrary to cultural myth, the birth-control pill impacts on every organ and function of the body, and yet most women do not even think of it as a drug. Depression, anxiety, paranoia, rage, panic attacks - just a few of the effects of the Pill on half of the over 80% of women who pop these tablets during their lifetimes. When the Pill was released, it was thought that women would not submit to taking a medication each day when they were not sick. Now the Pill is making women sick. However, there are a growing number of women looking for non-hormonal alternatives for preventing pregnancy. In a bid to spark the backlash against hormonal contraceptives, this book asks: Why can't we criticize the Pill?

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This book provides comprehensive coverage of all the construction activities starting from the beginning to the finishing of a project. It also covers the latest construction technology, such as concrete technology, mechanized construction equipment's. The book contents a detailed description of various topics such as earth work excavation, transportation, finishing work. The theory is presented in a simple and systematic process with attractive images. It also touches on basic ideas about the contracts and accounting, as it is shadow of a civil engineer/ site engineer/ contractors etc. The extensive coverage of all the topics makes this book is helpful for the students of civil engineering/mining students & professionals

When Boys and Girls Become Men and Women

By Jörg Müller
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1510746676
  • Pages : 96
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 420
  • File Pdf: when-boys-and-girls-become-men-and-women.pdf

Book Summary:

A Comprehensive, Fully Illustrated Guide to Our Changing Bodies Kids ask a lot of questions (and that's an understatement). Sometimes the answers are easy for parents to come up with . . . and sometimes they're a little more complicated. That's what this book is for! When Boys and Girls Become Men and Women should accompany children (and their parents) on the long road to adulthood and allows both groups to explore this new territory together, step by step. Everyone looks different, and everyone has their own strengths and weaknesses, interests and passions, but our bodies go through similar processes, no matter how similar or different we may look or act. When Boys and Girls Become Men and Women is perfect for those who are curious about their own bodies, as well as their peers', and for grade-schoolers and preteens who want to know more about everything from puberty to pregnancy. Chapters include: What Girls Want to Know About Boys What Boys Want to Know About Girls Girls and Boys Grow Up Good Personal Hygiene Love—and What It Entails What Happens During Sexual Intercourse Sex, Pregnancy, and Contraception Even Healthy People Should Go to the Doctor Pregnancy—From a Cell to a Whole Person A Baby Enters the World Jörg Müller and Dagmar Geisler's When Boys and Girls Become Men and Women is the perfect introduction to sexual education for elementary school and middle school students, as well as young adults.

Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery

By Tommaso Falcone,William W. Hurd
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3319522108
  • Pages : 499
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 526
  • File Pdf: clinical-reproductive-medicine-and-surgery.pdf

Book Summary:

Now in a completely revised and expanded third edition, including six new chapters, this user-friendly textbook offers a succinct overview of both the medical and surgical management of reproductive disorders, as well as coverage of associated imaging modalities. Included here are updated chapters on major reproductive endocrinology and infertility issues, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), pubertal disorders, amenorrhea, menopause, management of endometriosis and fibroids (including interventional radiology), laboratory and clinical aspects of assisted reproductive technologies (ART), imaging modalities such as ultrasonography and sonohysterography, and hysteroscopic and laparoscopic techniques. New chapters include an expansion of female infertility and fertility, preimplantation diagnosis and screening, osteoporosis, and contraception and sterilization. In addition, each chapter opens with a clinical case presentation and a list of keywords relevant to the topic at hand. Residents, fellows, and new clinicians of obstetrics and gynecology interested in reproductive endocrinology and infertility will find Clinical Reproductive Medicine and Surgery: A Practical Guide a valuable and focused reference.

Properties and Performance of Natural-Fibre Composites

By Kim Pickering
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Isbn : 1845694597
  • Pages : 576
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Reads : 466
  • File Pdf: properties-and-performance-of-natural-fibre-composites.pdf

Book Summary:

Concern about global warming has led to renewed interest in the more sustainable use of natural fibres in composite materials. This important book reviews the wealth of recent research into improving the mechanical properties of natural-fibre thermoplastic composites so that they can be more widely used. The first part of the book provides an overview of the main types of natural fibres used in composites, how they are processed and, in particular, the way the fibre-matrix interface can be engineered to improve performance. Part two discusses the increasing use of natural-fibre composites in such areas as automotive and structural engineering, packaging and the energy sector. The final part of the book discusses ways of assessing the mechanical performance of natural-fibre composites. With its distinguished editor and team of contributors, Properties and performance of natural-fibre composites is a valuable reference for all those using these important materials in such areas as automotive and structural engineering. Provides an overview of the types of natural fibres used in composites Discusses fibre-matrix interface and how it can be engineered to improve performance Examines the increasing use of natural-fibre composites in automotive and structural engineering and the packaging and energy sector

Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Nanostructured Materials

By Snehanshu Pal,Bankim Chandra Ray
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Isbn : 0429672454
  • Pages : 314
  • Category : Mathematics
  • Reads : 194
  • File Pdf: molecular-dynamics-simulation-of-nanostructured-materials.pdf

Book Summary:

Molecular dynamics simulation is a significant technique to gain insight into the mechanical behavior of nanostructured (NS) materials and associated underlying deformation mechanisms at the atomic scale. The purpose of this book is to detect and correlate critically current achievements and properly assess the state of the art in the mechanical behavior study of NS material in the perspective of the atomic scale simulation of the deformation process. More precisely, the book aims to provide representative examples of mechanical behavior studies carried out using molecular dynamics simulations, which provide contributory research findings toward progress in the field of NS material technology.

Rapidly Quenched Metals 6:

By R.W. Cochrane
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Isbn : 0080984835
  • Pages : 573
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Reads : 211
  • File Pdf: rapidly-quenched-metals-6.pdf

Book Summary:

Rapidly Quenched Metals 6: Volume 2

Agatha Arch is Afraid of Everything

By Kristin Bair
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crooked Lane Books
  • Isbn : 1643855018
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 327
  • File Pdf: agatha-arch-is-afraid-of-everything.pdf

Book Summary:

A quirky, nervous wreck of a New England mom is forced to face her many fears in this touching, irresistible novel from author Kristin Bair. Agatha Arch's life shatters when she discovers her husband in their backyard shed, in flagrante delicto, giving the local dog walker some heavy petting. Suddenly, Agatha finds herself face to face with everything that frightens her...and that's a loooooong list. Agatha keeps those she loves close. Everyone else, she keeps as far away as possible. So she's a mystery to nearly everyone in her New England town. To her husband, she's a saucy, no-B.S. writer. To her Facebook Moms group, she's a provocateur. To her neighbor, she's a standoffish pain in the butt. To her sons, she's chocolate pudding with marshmallows. And to her shrink, she's a bundle of nerves on the brink of a cataclysmic implosion. Defying her abundant assortment of anxieties, Agatha dons her "spy pants"--a pair of khakis whose many pockets she crams with binoculars, fishing line, scissors, flashlight, a Leatherman Super Tool 300 EOD, candy, and other espionage essentials--and sets out to spy on her husband and the dog walker. Along the way, she finds another intriguing target to follow: a mysterious young woman who's panhandling on the busiest street in town. It's all a bit much for timorous Agatha. But with the help of her Bear Grylls bobblehead, a trio of goats, and a dog named Balderdash, Agatha may just find the courage to build a better life. "Fans of Where'd You Go, Bernadette and Elinor Oliphant Is Completely Fine will love this clever romp." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

This Morning My Father Died...So What?

  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Isbn : 1434958760
  • Pages :
  • Category :
  • Reads : 166
  • File Pdf: this-morning-my-father-died-so-what.pdf

Book Summary:

Read and download full book This Morning My Father Died...So What?

Reproductive Politics in the United States

By Kimala Price
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351689568
  • Pages : 228
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 412
  • File Pdf: reproductive-politics-in-the-united-states.pdf

Book Summary:

Reproductive Politics in the United States is a concise, accessible, and engaging introduction to what continues to be a contentious and polarizing topic in the United States. Focusing on the current debates, controversies, and realities of reproductive justice, this text seeks to examine the historical, social and cultural forces that shape those politics. Making use of an explicitly feminist framework, the book analyzes how the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, and other markers of difference are implicated in protest and policy. This is a primer for Women’s and Gender Studies students, and for those coming to the topic for the first time.