TITLE

Don't Hide! Fix This 'Floor'--And Stay Younger

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Teri; Harrar, Sari
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Prevention;Aug2001, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents results of a survey on the health of a woman's pelvic floor, and information on how to treat pelvic floor disorders.
ACCESSION #
4749085

 

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