The Resource Bookshelf
for The Women's Health Forum

Text & Graphic Files


  • Every Woman's Health, 18 Women Doctors, Double Day & Company, Inc., 1986
  • My Body: Women speak out about their health care, Marion Crook, Plenum Press, 1995
  • Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom, Christiane Northrup, MD, Bantam Books, 1994
  • Women's Health Alert, Sidney M. Wolfe, MD, AddisonWesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1991
  • Until the Cure: Caring for women with HIV, Yale University Press, 1993

World-Wide Web Links

Avon's Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade

Avon's Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade site offers transcripts of recent online conferences on breast cancer awareness. Other topics focus on breast cancer and the importance of early detection. There is a list of support groups across America.

Cancer Patient Resources on WWW

A worldwide network of information and resources for cancer patients and their families.

Complete Facts on STDs

Pictures and descriptions of STDs written in a language that non-medical people can understand.

Women's Health Weekly

The National Institutes of Health addressed the need of women's health by establishing the Office of Research on Women's Health. ORWH serves as a focal point for women's health research at the NIH.

Breast Cancer Information

Provides information for breast cancer patients and their families. It is maintained as a partnership of organizations which provide information about cancer to the public.

Iowa Health Book

Particularly the Women's Health section

Medscape: Women's health

Edited by Joseph Pastorek, MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine: abstracts and peer-reviewed articles for health care providers and consumers (one-time registration required)

MedWeb: Gynecology and Women's Health

Emory University Health Sciences Center Library

Facts About Heart Disease and Women

from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

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