Saralyn Mark (Author)
This book offers a framework of science and experience to encourage both women and men to live a balanced life, and to help maintain wellness even in the face of stress and trouble. It also encourages you to ask questions, to examine facts, and to think before reacting in fear. This book contains advice based upon scientific evidence and explains the social and political environment shaping this information. Use it as a guide to help you make good decisions. “What has been frustrating for me as a doctor, and I know for you as a patient, is that there is never enough time to ask questions and get the answers that you need and deserve. So think of this book as you read it, as our time together as doctor and patient, but in the comfort of your home.” Dr. Saralyn Mark is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in woman’s health. An endocrinologist, geriatrician, and woman’s health specialist, she was the first senior medical advisor to the Office on Women’s Health within the Department of Health and Human Services and is a medical consulant for NASA. She designed the first women’s health fellowship in the U.S., helped create the National Centers of Leadership in Academic Medicine, the National Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health, and landmark educational campaigns on critical health issues. Dr. Mark, a faculty member at Yale and other universities, has lectured around the world and is a frequent contributor to media outlets including CNN, Good Morning America Health, and the Washington Post. As president of SolaMed Solutions, LLC, Dr. Mark continues to serve as a medical and scientific policy advisor to organizations and agencies dedicated to improving health for women and men around the globe and beyond.