Women's Health Web Sites Run the Gamut
Trying to keep up with Web sites devoted to patient health can be a daunting task. To help you begin the navigation process, ASHP News & Views will provide tips on professional and consumer sites devoted to a variety of patient populations. Below is a quick compilation of some helpful women's health sites:
- www.acog.org (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [ACOG])A professional site that contains a non-member portion with patient information materials.
- www.women.americanheart.org/physicians (American Heart Association)A site dedicated in large part to consumer education with abstracts on articles appearing in the association's scientific journal (subscribers can access full-text versions).
- www.ama-assn.org/women (American Medical Association)The Journal of the American Medical Association's Women's Health Information Center includes daily news items and an index of full-text articles from JAMA and the association's specialty journals.
- www.4woman.org (National Women's Health Information Center)Associated with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health, this site provides a large amount of consumer information, including news updates, an index of frequently asked questions, and links to other women's health sites.