The following list of educational resources offer on-line services, advice, and information for both general health care as well as topics specifically related to women’s health care. Please take note that the list is not comprehensive and does not include every organization we endorse or utilize ourselves.
The information provided at these websites is not a substitute for direct consultation with your health care provider. Always consult a health care provider regarding your specific condition.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
ACOG is the nation’s leading group of professionals providing health care for women. It is a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization primarily focused on serving as a women’s health care advocate, maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice, promoting patient education, and increasing awareness of the changing issues facing women’s health care.
Centers For Disease Control (CDC) – Flu Information
For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. They are committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability, thereby ensuring a long, productive, healthy life for all people.
Mayo Clinic Patient Education
The Mayo Clinic web sites provide information and services from the world’s first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group medical practice. Manage your health with information and tools that reflect the expertise of Mayo’s 3,400 physicians and scientists, learn how to access medical services, and discover Mayo’s medical research and education offerings.
North American Menopause Society
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.
The WebMD content staff blends award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication and content creation to bring you the best health information possible. Their Independent Medical Review Board continuously reviews the site for accuracy and timeliness.
Anne Arundel County Department of Health: Health Moms and Healthy Babies
Information for pregnant women, new parents and caregivers. The goal of the Anne Arundel County Healthy Babies Coalition is for all babies to be born healthy and thrive.
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