AFRICAN-AMERICAN WELLNESS IS TOPIC OF SEPT. 10 EVENT
The authors of "Prime Time: The African-American Woman's Complete Guide to Midlife Health and Wellness" will be at Old Dominion University at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 for a book signing in the North Cafeteria of Webb University Center.
The authors - Dr. Marilyn Hughes Gaston, a former assistant U.S. surgeon general, and Gayle K. Porter, a clinical psychologist and senior mental health adviser for the American Institutes for Research - will speak for about 30 minutes, take questions from the audience and sign copies of their book.
Jacket notes for the book indicate that 7 million African-American women are middle-aged. The book addresses their total health needs, including preventative medicine, menopause, wellness planning, navigating the health care system, managing stress and depression, and defusing anger and attitude.
For more information, call Old Dominion's Student Health Services at 683-3132.
This article was posted on: August 8, 2001
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