The Health Group of the Women’s Center Needs

This essay is reproduced here as it appeared in the print edition of the original Science for the People magazine. These web-formatted archives are preserved complete with typographical errors and available for reference and educational and activist use. Scanned PDFs of the back issues can be browsed by headline at the website for the 2014 SftP conference held at UMass-Amherst. For more information or to support the project, email

The Health Group of the Women’s Center Needs

by The Editorial Collective

‘Science for the People’ Vol. 4, No. 4, July 1972, p. 23

The Health Group of the Women’s Center needs:

Hematocrit centrifuge




Examining table

File cabinet

Pregnancy test kits (Gravindex or Pregnosticon Dri-Drot)

Plastic vaginal speculums (500 to 600)

Lamps, specially gooseneck

Medical books, specially those dealing with women

Medical dictionary

Books on lab test procedures

PDR (Physicians Desk Reference)

Merck manual

Or any other thing related to women’s health

Money will also be welcome


Contact: Women’s Center, 46 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139; telephone: 617-354- 8807. Or send it:

c/o Joann Finklestein
69 River Street
Cambridge, Mass. 02139


>>  Back to Vol. 4, No. 4  <<