Health Issues

Women's Health Issues

Planned Parenthood
Comprehensive information about issues related to fertility as well as advocacy campaigns.

This website is a non-commercial, comprehensive site developed by Brandeis University college students for college students everywhere. It provides links to health information resources about nutrition, exercise, tobacco, alcohol, reproductive health, traveler's health and many other topics as well as current women's health news.

The Office on Women's Health (OWH)
OWH, part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), focuses on women's health issues and coordinates efforts in HHS to eliminate disparities in health status and support culturally sensitive educational programs. Their mission includes encouraging women to take responsibility for their own health and wellness.

National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC)
NWHIC is a service of OWH in HHS. The website was created to provide reliable health information on a wide range of topics. Also includes statistics pertaining to women's health.

National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC)
NWHRC is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women make informed decisions about their health. Their primary goal is to provide access to health information and resources.

Society for Women's Health Research
The Society for Women's Health Research's mission is to improve the health of women through research and to increase the awareness of sex-based research.

The Center for Young Women's Health
Health information from the Children's Hospital of Boston. Includes what to expect at your first GYN exam, body piercing, and many other topics.

American Medical Women's Association (AMWA)
Provides fact sheets, links and chapters from AMWA's Women's Complete Healthbook. AMWA is also a leading advocate for women's health and women in medicine by setting national health care policy and influencing legislation on women's health issues.

Feminist Women's Health Center (FWHC)
FWHC in a non-profit organization that promotes and protects a woman's right to choose and receive reproductive health care.