Breasts: A natural and unnatural history

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Resource Language: 
English
Author: 
Florence Williams
Publisher: 
WW Norton and Co.
Publication Date: 
2012
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Written by science journalist Florence Williams who discusses the latest science from the fields of anthropology, biology, and medicine as it relates to breast health. Investigates the life cycle of the breast from puberty to pregnancy to menopause. Examines examines how our breasts and our environment are intricately related because breasts are made up of fat and glandular tissue and more easily absorb chemical toxins from the environment than do many other parts of our body. 

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ISBN/ISSN: 
0393063186
978-0393063189
Notes: 
Hardcover, 352 pages, includes bibliographical references.