Women's Health and Well Being
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System:
Resources on the Internet:
Healthfinder.gov -- (en español) - free gateway to reliable health information by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Find publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, support groups, and links to detailed reports.
http://medlineplus.gov/ -- (en español) - extensive information about tests, diseases, conditions, drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia,
interactive patient tutorials, non-English language materials and the latest health news.
Health Information - from the National Institutes of Health
Pinn Point on Women's Health - monthly podcasts which discuss the latest news in Women's Health research
Household Products Lables Database - links over 9,000 consumer product brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets
Dietary Supplements Labels Database - information on the ingredients of over 4,000 products of dietary supplements sold in the U.S.
American Social Health Association - information on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases
Child Welfare Information Gateway - includes definitions, identification of signs and symptoms, statistics and data,
risk and protective factors, perpetrators, the impact on individuals and society and fatalities.
Domestic or Partner Violence - from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Domestic Violence - from Healthfinder.gov
National Institute on Drug Abuse - from the National Institutes of Health
Substance Abuse - from Healthfinder.gov
Girls, Young Women, and Puberty
girlshealth.gov - Be Healthy. Be Happy. Be You. Beautiful.
Child & Teen Health - from the National Institutes of Health
Adolescent and School Health - from the centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Let's Move - America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids
smallstep.gov - improving the health and well-being of America
youngwomenhealth.org - from Children's Hospital, Boston. A teen girls' health website featuring health guides, quizzes, chats, & more!
CampusHealthandSafety.org - resource for higher education administrators, students, parents, and other professionals who are seeking information about
creating healthier and safer living and learning environments for college and university students, both on campus and in the surrounding community.
Fertility, Pregnancy and Children
LactMed - a database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed
Birth Control (
Pregnancy - from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4parents.gov - - help in talking with your teen about sex, drugs, alcohol, etc.
Milestones Checklist - from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Parent Information - from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Children's Health Topics - from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Healthy Children - from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Reproductive Health Topics - from the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Postmenopausal Health (North American Menopause Society)
Issues of Older Women
North American Menopause Society -
a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the health and quality of life of women through an understanding of menopause.
..........Menopause Flashes Online Magazine
Women: Stay Healthy at 50+ - checklists for your health from the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Eldercare Locator - a public service of the U. S. Administration on Aging connectiny you to services for older adults and their families
Routine Osteoporosis Screening Recommended for All Women over Age 65 - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Osteoporosis and Women's Health (Hormone Foundation)
NIHSeniorHealth - makes age-related health information easily accessible for family members and friends seeking reliable,
easy to understand online health information.
This site incldues videos, large screen text and printable materials.