WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES
A Healthy Alternative - This site provides numerous women's health web resources in areas such as: Medical Journals; Government Agencies and Offices; Advocacy Groups; Research Centers; General Women's Health; Cardiovascular Disease; Lung Cancer; Breast Cancer; Gynecological Cancers; Violence Against Women; Osteoporosis; Mental Illness; Eating Disorders; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; and HIV/AIDS.
The National Women's
- Healthy Women The National Women’s Health Resource Center, Inc. (NWHRC) serves as the national clearinghouse for women’s health information, providing access to health information and resources is the primary goal. The information provided is comprehensive, objective, and supported by an advisory council comprised of the nation’s leading medical and health experts. Health Resource Center
AgeInfo, a searchable database of more than 30,000 articles, books, and reports from the Centre for Policy on Aging in
Journal of the American Medical Association' s health site for women which includes news stories, reports from professional journals, and abstracts of other articles.
The National Women's Health Information Center is provided by the Office on Women's Health of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It serves as a health information and referral center for women. It includes sections on current health news and press releases, health issues before Congress, healthy pregnancy, women with disabilities, statistics, health professionals, body image, educational campaigns and minority health information. Also available in Spanish language.
The National Black Women's Health Project provides sources on wellness education and services, health information, and advocacy.
The Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health promotes, stimulates, and supports efforts to improve the health of women through biomedical and behavioral research. ORWH works in partnership with the NIH institutes and centers to ensure that women's health research is part of the scientific framework at NIH and throughout the scientific community. ORWH and NIH publications are available on this site.
Women's Health Initiative - The National Institutes of Health is a long-term national health study that focuses on strategies for preventing heart disease, breast and colorectal cancer and osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. These chronic diseases are the major causes of death, disability and frailty in older women of all races and socioeconomic backgrounds.
The Black Health Network covers minority health issues, including women's health.
DoubleSunrise is devoted to health information pertinent to young women from their teens to college years and their parents. The site is built on a knowledge base of current women's health, nursing, and medical research, as well as today's adolescent issues and concerns.
Educational Resources, provided by Planned Parenthood of Greater Northern New Jersey, offers information on books and videos on topics such as abstinence, abortion, sexuality, contraception, sexual health, body image, puberty, and more.
The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Promote Sexual Health and Responsible Sexual Behavior This controversial report can be found at: