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The Best of Women's Health brings to the forefront progressive information on the various medical conditions that affect women in the 21st century. But the informative guide also discusses the social, racial, economic, health care disparities and other inequities that illustrate the alarming differences between how men and women are cared for by our society and the United States government.Dr. Valiere Alcena shares his vast experience as a practicing physician and researcher as he describes the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of today's most common female diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, stroke, heart disease, cancer, anemia, arthritis, osteoporosis, lung diseases, depression, alcoholism, and HIV/AIDS. Dr. Alcena provides intricate details, figures, and graphs that illustrate the inner-workings of the female body as well as practical information on various topics such as the:Most effective diet for optimal healthReasons for iron deficiencySymptoms of major depressionFactors that bring on a migraine The Best of Women's Health will teach women to take charge of their health and demand positive change in our health care system, ultimately ensuring that the female population in our country receives the care they deserve-not only today, but in the future.

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Valiere Alcena, M.D., M.A.C.P., F.A.A.C. received his BA degree from Queens College, Flushing, NY in 1970. He received his MD degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.He did his medical training in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology at Montefiore Hospital Medical Center, Bronx, NY. He presently practices in White Plains, NY. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY and adjunct Professor at New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. He was the first in the world to discover the C282Y gene in a black woman, in the year 2000, documenting that this gene, which is responsible for primary hemochromatosis, is also found in Blacks in very rare instances.Dr. Alcena has written eleven previous books, numerous scientific articles and he has lecture both nationally and internationally. He is an award winning television journalist and producer. He hosts two weekly well known TV programs in the New York area. In addition he is the chairman of the White Plains Cable Access Commission in White Plains, NY.

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