This web site is full of helpful information for women such as anatomical illustrations, resources for minority women, women with disabilities, and Spanish speakers, health-related calculators and tool kits. Topics of special interest include healthy lifestyle, body image, sexual and reproductive concerns, and preventing violence. From theU.S.Dept. of Health and Human Services.
Health Topics for Women
Womenshealth.gov provides a list of over 100 fact sheets plus special collections of information on topics of interest to women.
HealthyWomen: Informed. Empowered.
This attractive and relevant site for women addresses healthy lifestyle and disease prevention, medical conditions and treatments, and reproductive health. Sexuality, genetics, and staying healthy as one ages are especially well covered. Additional features are an “Ask the Expert” column and the womenTALK blogs about topics of interest such as “Notes from the Nursery” and “ Wellness in Practice”.
A Lifetime of Good Health: Your Guide to Staying Healthy
Life-long health begins with healthy behaviors to prevent and manage the many health conditions that can affect women. Although some disease risks are genetic and cannot be controlled, many diseases can be overcome by following key preventive steps. Use this 42-page booklet to follow these steps and make healthy choices for yourself and your loved ones.
Age Page: Menopause
One of the Age Page publications from the National Institute on Aging, this is a good overview on menopause. It includs additional links for more information. PDF versions of Age Page brochures can be printed for free.
The North American Menopause Society: Consumers
This site offers a wealth of information, with a goal of helping women to stay healthy and positive during menopause. Also available in French.