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Body Scoop for Girls A Straight-Talk Guide to a Healthy, Beautiful You

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ISBN-10: 158333369X

ISBN-13: 9781583333693

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jennifer Ashton, Christine Rojo, Christine Rojo

List price: $18.00
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An authoritative yet girlfriend-friendly health book for teen and tween girls written by CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton AS an ob-gyn specialing in adolescent care, Dr. Jennifer Ashton understands better than anyone that being a teenage girl these days is fraught with a special kind of angst. But in her practice she talks openly and nonjudgementally to her young patients like a good friend, answering each of their questions respectfully and with candor. Now she shartes this advice in a no-holds-barred guidebook, based on her passion to cut through the embarrassment that girls often feel about their changing bodies and to arm them with the knowledge they need to make smart…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Jennifer Ashton is Associate Professor of English at the University of Illinois, Chicago, where she teaches literary theory and the history of poetry. She is author of From Modernism to Postmodernism: American Poetry and Theory in the Twentieth Century and has published articles in Modernism/Modernity, Modern Philology, American Literary History and the Western Humanities Review.

What To Expect When You're Adolescent
Not Your Mother's Gynecologist: You're a New Kind of Girl-You Deserve a New Kind of Medicine
Extreme Makeover: Puberty Edition
Periods: Your Questions and Exclamations
Itches in Your Britches? Dealing with Injuries, Infections, Oozing, and Bruising
Beauty and the Breast
No Bones About It: Deposit Now or Never
Hormones Gone Wild: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), the Most Common Disorder You've Never Heard Of
Straight Talk on Sex
The Wait-Till-Eighteen Club: Why Membership has its Privileges
Never Tell Your Boyfriend You're on the Pill (and Other Rules for a Healthy Sex Life)
The Human Pyramid Scheme: Avoiding the Big Three Sexually Transmitted Infections
Your Body's Lifetime Warranty Staying Health for Life
No Weigh: Loving the Body You Have
Just Say Know: Facts on Smoking, Drinking, Drugs, and More
Blue Is Not Your Color: Managing Moods and Mood Disorders
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index