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Women's Health

Women's Health Subject Guide

See also:  Health and Medicine Reference Guide  | Alternative Medicine

Books you can take with you are in this number range:
612-613, 615-616, 618

When searching our catalog use these subjects:
Body image
Estrogen--Therapeutic use
Exercise for women
Gynecology—Popular Works
Health education of women
Menopause--Hormone therapy
Osteoporosis--Hormone therapy
Physical fitness for women
Pregnant women--Health and hygiene
Self-esteem in women
Self-perception in women
Sports for women
Stress management for women
Weight loss
Weight training for women
Women—Diseases
Women's health services
See also, Health and hygiene, Medical care, Mental health, Nutrition, Physiology, Psychology

Helpful reference books:
Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century Ref 613.0424 Our (located at Voorhees)
The New A to Z of Women's Health: A Concise Encyclopedia Ref 613.0424 Ammer (located at Voorhees)
The PDR Family Guide to Women's Health and Prescription Drugs Ref 613.042 PDR (located at Gloucester)

Suggested magazine and journal indexes:
Electronic: (Available in Library: AltHealthWatch and Medline)
          EBSCOhost (several health databases)     

Print:  
          CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature)

Websites:
    (Disclaimer:  Be sure to consult with a qualified medical practitioner and check the credentials of the creator of any web site before following any medical advice you find on the Internet)

Healthfinder:  Women
http://www.healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Population/women

Healthworld Online:  Women’s Health
http://www.healthy.net/womenshealth/

Women’s Health (from About.com)
http://womenshealth.about.com/

Women’s Health Information Resources http://nyp.org/health/Women%27sHealth.html
     Provided by the Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.  Includes sites for conventional medicine.  

National Women’s Health Information Center
http://www.hrsa.gov/womenshealth/
     This site is a gateway to women's health information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  

Society of Women’s Health Research
http://www.womens-health.org/

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