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A clarion call about the dangers of medicine for women, as well as a manual for how women can get the right care for their bodies, with practical suggestions for what women can do.
An exposé and practical guide to help women take control of their own health to get the care they need.
Sex Matters tackles one of the most urgent, yet unspoken issues facing women's health care today: all models of medical research and practice are based on male-centric models that ignore the unique biological and emotional differences between men and women – an omission that endangers women's lives.
Leading expert on sex and gender medicine Dr. Alyson McGregor focuses on the key areas where these differences are most potentially harmful, addressing:
❖ Cardiac and stroke diagnosis and treatment in women
❖ Prescription and dosing of pharmaceuticals
❖ Subjective evaluation of women's symptoms ❖ Pain and pain management
❖ Hormones and female biochemistry (including prescribed hormones)
❖ How economic status, race, and gender identity are additional critical factorsFind out more »
Invitation to a Literary Lunch with David Mitchell
1st June, Midday, Chorleywood Golf Club
The spectacular new novel from the bestselling author David Mitchell of CLOUD ATLAS and THE BONE CLOCKS, "one of the most brilliantly inventive writers of this, or any country" - Independent.
Doors open 12 midday, sit down lunch at 12.30pm
Venue Chorleywood Golf Club, Common Road, Chorleywood WD3 5LN
Tickets £35 to include a 2 course lunch and a copy of Utopia Avenue RRP £20
Available from www.chilternbookshops.co.uk or
Chorleywood Bookshop 01923 283566
The Roasting Tin Around the World: Global One Dish Dinners
with Rukmini Iyer - June 8th 7.00pm - Chorleywood Memorial Hall
The Roasting Tin series by bestselling cookery writer Rukmini Iyer is probably the most useful set of books you can have in your kitchen. Fans and new readers alike will be thrilled with her latest, The Roasting Tin Around the World which includes dishes from all corners of the globe with 75 brand new recipes.
Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian (and the fifth-bestselling historian overall) in the United Kingdom having sold over 3 million books worldwide. She has published nineteen history books, including her most recent non-fiction book, Queens of the Conquest, the first in her England’s Medieval Queens quartet. Alison has also published ten historical novels. We look forward to welcoming Alison to Chorleywood on Monday 15th June at 7pm at the Chorleywood Memorial Hall Common Road Chorleywood WD3 5LN. Tickets £10.
"Six Tudor Queens : Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen" RRP £20 will be just £18 on the night.Find out more »