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Educational Resource Links

Women's Health Education

The Internet has come to be the means of educating yourself on a variety of topics and that includes medical conditions. Unfortunately, running a search will often lead to inaccurate or incorrect information based on someone’s personal opinion or poor scientific evidence.

Health Education Websites

Below we have compiled a few excellent sources of medical health and education information. These are all official websites that maintain the most up to date information on just about any medical condition you can imagine.

Up to Date

Up to Date

One of the best sites out there, with great information written by physicians. And it is free!

National Library of Medicine

National Library of Medicine

Medline Plus, a service of the National Library of Medicine, is very comprehensive.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

There is a great "A to Z" Pregnancy Guide here.

Pamphlets for OB/GYN Conditions and Procedures

Pamphlets for OB/GYN Conditions and Procedures

Furnished by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, read online or order by mail.

WomensHealth.gov WomensHealth.gov

The Federal government source of women’s health information. A division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Important Women's Health Topics

Here are some topics you may want to review:

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Birth Control ( e.g. Nexplanon and Nuvaring, also see Mirena below )
  • Chlamydia
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Fibroids
  • Condyloma (Genital Warts)
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Herpes
  • IUD (e.g. Mirena, Skyla, or ParaGard)
  • Evaluation of the Infertile Couple
  • Mastitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
  • PMS / PMDD
  • Preeclampsia
  • Yeast Infection
  • Diet and Health
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Group B Streptococcus & Pregnancy
  • Sexual Problems in Women
  • Treatment of abnormal Pap Smears
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Kegel Exercises
  • LEEP Procedure
  • Common Breast Feeding Problems
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome or Interstitial Cystitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Hysterectomy
  • Toxoplasmosis / CMV
  • Miscarriage
  • Weight Loss Treatments
  • HPV vaccine ( e.g. Gardisil)

If you find or think other topics of interest, simply type them into the search field on the websites. You will be amazed at how informative they can be.

Also, please refer to the Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology sections on this website for more information and additions links.