Abstract: The Estrogen Elixir: A History of Hormone Replacement Therapy
in America by Elizabeth Siegel Watkins is a thoroughly documented cautionary tale of
the information and advice offered to women in the perimenopausal period of their
life, and the consequences of exposure to sexual hormones on their health and
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