Have a medical condition that you want to research about?? or perhaps you want access to resources that will help you optimize your health and answer some health care questions. Below are links to a few reputable websites that span an array of health topics from Breast cancer to Diabetes management. Hope you find them useful.
Up To Date for patients is an online medical information resource where patients can go to learn about a medical condition, better understand management and treatment options, and find information to have a better dialogue with their health care providers. UpToDate provides in-depth, authoritative medical information, including recommendations based on the latest published evidence. Patients can view hundreds of free patient-level topics or subscribe to gain access to thousands of physician-level topics.UpToDate is the trusted resource of physicians around the world and is used by the majority of academic medical centers in the US.
FORE is the Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education, A national non-profit voluntary health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis through research and education of the public and medical community to increase osteoporosis awareness of risk, detection, prevention and treatment.
The March of Dimes provides pregnancy information, pre-conception suggestions, and an interactive game designed to learn about pregnancy.
Le Leche League is an international organization that supports mothering through breastfeeding,by promoting breastfeeding awareness and information.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists official web site provides a physician directory, health columns, courses and more.
Women's Cancer Network developed by the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation for women and their families.
The American Cancer Society's official webpage
The National Osteoporosis Foundation is the leading resource for up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.
The North American Menopause Society NAMS is a nonprofit organization that provides a forum for a multitude of scientific disciplines with an interest in the human female menopause.
Nutrition information from U.S. Department of Agriculture. Design your food pyramid
Learn about sexually transmitted disease, from the American Social Health Association
Emergency contraception - what to do if you have unprotected intercourse and do not want to become pregnant
Prevent pregnancy after sex, from the Office of Population Research at Princeton University & Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.
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