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Women’s Health

▲ MedlinePlus: Women’s Health
The National Library of Medicine provides frequently updated links to Internet sites about Women’s health. Overviews, news, prevention & screening, health check tools, statistical sites, directories and more are covered. Also provided are links to other pages on MedlinePlus to information on uterine diseases, breast diseases, pregnancy, menopause and reproductive health. Clicking on the Español link can access links to Spanish-language websites.

▲ National Women’s Health Resource Center (NWHRC)
The National Women’s Health Resource Center is a non-profit, national clearinghouse for Women’s health information. It develops original health materials and content for women and provides links to related news, educational opportunities, and national organizations. It also has information about books and contacts for local health departments.

▲ Women’s Health.gov
The National Women’s Health Information Center of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers statistical information as well coverage of women’s health topics and issues, health organizations, funding resources, and publications. It provides information in Spanish and has a site for girls, Girls Health.gov at http://www.4girls.gov.

▲ HeartHealthWoman.org
Healthy Women is sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation in collaboration with WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and the Office on Women’s Health of the Department of Health and Human Services. It provides women with in-depth, up-to-date information on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart and blood vessel diseases and encourages the participation of women in clinical trials of cardiovascular disease.

▲ North American Menopause Society
The North American Menopause Society is a nonprofit organization devoted to research and promoting women’s health as they age. They study menopause and its health effects. The site has information for health care providers and consumers, including referral lists, educational materials, research, and participation in research studies.

This website is designed for research and educational purposes only and does not provide professional medical advice or services. Medical discussions should be made in consultation  with a qualified health care provider. The Library will not be liable for any complications, injuries, or other medical accidents arising from or in connection with the use or reliance upon any information from this Web Page or any other Internet Web Pages.