Helpful Patient Links

  • Up To Date for patients: UpToDate 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. Visit them at http://www.uptodate.com/patients
  • 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.  http://www.fore.org
  • The March of Dimes provides pregnancy information, pre-conception suggestions, and an interactive game designed to learn about pregnancy.    See http://www.marchofdimes.com
  • Le Leche League is an international organization that supports mothering through breastfeeding,by promoting breastfeeding awareness and information.  See http://www.lll.org
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists official web site provides a physician directory, health columns, courses and more.   See http://www.acog.org/publications/patient_education/
  • Women’s Cancer Network developed by the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation for women and their families.  See http://www.wcn.org
  • The American Cancer Society’s official webpage at http://www.cancer.org
  • American Heart Association gives women of all ages the facts on women’s heart disease and stroke See http://women.americanheart.org
  • National Osteoporosis Foundation is the leading resource for up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis. See http://www.nof.org
  • 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. See http://www.menopause.org
  • Menopause and therapy for menopausal symptoms presented by Wyeth, women and physicians talking about menopause.  See http://www.knowmenopause.com
  • Nutrition information from U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Design your food pyramid at http://www.mypyramid.com
  • Learn about sexually transmitted disease, from the American Social Health Association at  http://ww.ashastd.org
  • Emergency contraception – what to do if you have unprotected intercourse and do not want to become pregnant.  See http://www.go2planb.com
  • Prevent pregnancy after sex, from the Office of Population Research at Princeton University & Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.  See http://ec.princeton.edu
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