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Trevathan, Wenda
Ancient bodies, modern lives : how evolution has shaped women's health / Wenda Trevathan
New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Subject(s) Women -- Health and hygiene
Evolution (Biology)
Physical Description vii, 260 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-248) and index
Contents Are we grown up yet? -- Vicious cycles -- Getting pregnant: why can't everyone just get along? -- Staying pregnant -- Welcome to the world -- The greasy, helpless one-hour-old human newborn -- Women are defined by their breasts -- But women are more than breasts -- If reproduction is what it's all about, why does it stop? -- What good are old women? quite a lot, thank you -- Implications for women's health in the 21st century--and preventing the epidemiological collision

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