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  • The American Pregnancy Association is a national health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, research, advocacy, and community awareness. Comprehensive information on contraception, infertility, pregnancy, abortion, birth, adoption and women's health.
  • Links to sources providing information on all aspects of women's health from birth control and contraception to vaginitis and vulvodynia.
  • This is a book of resources, available in New York State, to help with the options available when experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. This book includes information on preventing pregnancy, the options available when experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, ending a pregnancy, choosing adoption, becoming a parent , and paying for your care.
  • A joint project of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, this website has up-to-date information on heart disease in women. Includes the signs and symptoms of heart attack in women, which are typically different than those men experience.
  • This site includes a wide variety of information on health including screening tests, fitness, weight control, aging as well as health conditions and issues of interest to women.
  • Links to quality information resources, from the National Library of Medicine.
  • Comprehensive information from an authoritative source: the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. Includes links to latest news, general overviews, clinical trials, diagnosis and symptoms and research and treatment.
  • The Health Topics contains basic information with references to over 100 topics of interest to women. Daily news and features and a comprehensive directory of women's health services make this site invaluable.
  • "The not-for-profit National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC) is the leading independent health information source for women. NWHRC develops and distributes up-to-date and objective women's health information based on the latest advances in medical research and practice."
  • Website of the leading scientific nonprofit organization devoted to promoting women's health during midlife and beyond through an understanding of menopause. This site contains information on perimenopause, early menopause, menopause symptoms and long-term health effects of estrogen loss, and a wide variety of therapies to enhance health.
  • A one-stop shop of city agencies and nonprofit organizations providing services for women and families.
  • This extensive list of links dealing with all aspects of women's health would be more useful if the links were arranged by topic. Nevertheless it does include information not easily found elsewhere.
  • A service of the Office of Women's Health of the Department of Health and Human Services, the NWHIC serves as a gateway to a vast array of health information for women created by federal agencies and the private sector. Search or browse the Health Topics section which contains links to thousands of articles from reliable sources. See also links to dictionaries, encyclopedias, health news and much more.

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