Women's Health

Canadian Women's Health Network
A network of 70 organizations that supports women's health issues through activism, policy and research.
www.cwhn.ca/index.html


CDC Health Topic - Women's Health
Links to sites on women's health topics.
www.cdc.gov/health/womensmenu.htm


CDC's WISEWOMAN
The WISEWOMAN program provides low-income uninsured and underinsured women aged 40-64 with chronic disease risk factor screening, lifestyle intervention, and referral services.
www.cdc.gov/wisewoman


Harvard Women's Health Watch
A publication of Harvard Medical School. Some abstracts available online. 
www.health.harvard.edu/section.cfm?id=18


MEDLINEplus: Women's Health
Links to sites on women's health issues.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/womenshealth.html


MEDLINEplus: Women's Health (general)
Fact sheets and news releases on women's health, from the National Institutes of Health.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/womenshealthgeneral.html


Melpomene Institute
A nonprofit organization in Minnesota that helps girls and women of all ages link physical activity and health through research, publication and education.
www.melpomene.org/


National Women's Health Information Center
A health information and referral center for women, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
www.4woman.gov


Office on Women's Health
The Office on Women's Health coordinates women's health efforts in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to eliminate disparities in health status.
www.4woman.gov/owh/index.htm


Quick Health Data Online
The National Women's Health Indicators Database, recently renamed Quick Health Data Online, provides county, state, regional and national health statistics.  The database includes comprehensive data, for both women and men, from 1998-2004 on a variety of health related topics.
http://www.womenshealth.gov/quickhealthdata/

Women's Health Initiative
WHI, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, is a longitudinal study to determine the effects of diet and hormones on women's health outcomes in the areas of cancer and heart disease.
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/whi


Women's Mental Health Consortium
Regularly updated information on how the occurrence, treatment and outcomes of mental illnesses differ between men and women, from the National Institute of Mental Health.
www.nimh.nih.gov/wmhc/index.cfm


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