Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorJonathan D.EldredgeMLS, PhD, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media
Does the secrecy surrounding menstruation insulate the sanitary protection industry from adequate regulation? Are the shame and negative messages about menstruation a conspiracy by the menstrual hygiene industry to sell more pads and tampons? These are some of the questions addressed by The Curse: Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo: Menstruation, which will be of interest to anyone concerned with woman's health, the relationship between industry and health, or the development of adolescent girls.
MenstruationThe Curse: Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo: Menstruation. JAMA. 2000;283(12):1622-1623. doi:10.1001/jama.283.12.1622-JBK0322-2-1