Women

Women's Health

Black Women's Health Imperative
This is a private site developed by doctors to address health issues specific to African American women. Its stated goal is "to provide information that will help them live happier, healthier, and more productive lives." The material found at this site explains the reasons some diseases occur at a higher rate for this group than for others and what black women can do about it. There are also many articles on lifestyle issues, exercise, diet and relationships.
https://www.bwhi.org/
Birth Control, Contraception
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/birthcontrol.html
Common Uterine Conditions
(Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))
Describes and explains common problems that can affect a woman's reproductive system. Medical terms are linked to a dictionary. Discusses non-cancerous conditions such as endometriosis, fibroids, cysts, and menstural problems. Includes Questions to Ask your Doctor.
https://archive.ahrq.gov/consumer/uterine1.htm
Endometriosis
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Includes overviews from the NIH and Mayo Foundation, information about diagnosis, treatments, specific conditions, clinical trials and more. There is also a link to Endometriosis for teens. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/endometriosis.html
Health Topic: Women's Health
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))
This page lists links to Web sites, reports, and information about women's health isues. Topics include hysterectomy, mammography, sexually transmitted diseases, teen pregnancy, heart disease in women, and many more.
https://www.cdc.gov/women/
Hormone Replacement Therapy
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/hormonereplacementtherapy.html
Hysterectomy
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/hysterectomy.html
Infertility
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/infertility.html
Mammography
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/mammography.html
Menopause
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/menopause.html
Menstruation and Premenstrual Syndrome
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/menstruation.html
OBGYN.net
This is a very large, peer-reviewed site about women's health issues.
http://www.obgyn.net/
Ovarian Cancer
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/ovariancancer.html
Ovarian Cysts
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/ovariancysts.html
Rape
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/sexualassault.html
Sexual Problems in Women
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/sexualproblemsinwomen.html
The Heart Truth. A National Awareness Campaign for Women About Heart Disease
(National Institutes of Health (NIH))
This campaign was designed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and partner organizations. Its goal is to make women aware of their risk of heart disease. True stories of women's experience with heart disease are included. Information about how to lower heart disease risk is found here.
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/hearttruth/
Uterine Cancer
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/uterinecancer.html
Vaginal Cancer
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/vaginalcancer.html
Vaginal Diseases
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/vaginaldiseases.html
Vulvar Cancer
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/vulvarcancer.html
Women's Health Topics from MEDLINEplus
(MEDLINEplus)
This page lists links to all women's health topics in MEDLINEplus.
https://medlineplus.gov/womenshealth.html
WomenHeart. The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease
This organization was established by women who suffer from heart disease. The organization's goals are to insure early detection, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment of heart disease in women. The site includes news and diagnosis and treatment information. There is a bulletin board so that women can communicate with each other about their experiences with heart disease.
http://www.womenheart.org/
womenshealth.gov
(U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
This government site covers a broad range of women's health issues. You can choose from a list of Health topics or enter your own search. Features include Hot Topics, Women's Health News Today, Body image, Men's Health, Women with disabilities, and others. Also available in Spanish.
https://www.womenshealth.gov/
Yeast Infections
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/yeastinfections.html
Young Survival Coalition
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is an organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Site provides resources, connections and outreach opportunities.
https://www.youngsurvival.org/

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