Women's Resources

Part 3: Health Resources

 

 

This section contains web sites referrals about a wide range of issues-
Check them out:
womenshealth.gov

www.americanheart.org/presenter - Download Document

 

Also go to: http://womensissues.about.com to do their self exam as teens and monitor changes in the feel of their breast carefully.

  • Discuss with your personal physician at what age you should start getting a mammogram.
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  • Fear is NOT the answer.  Be proactive and be informed.
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  • Learn about the Myths at: www.healthsearches.org/Myths.htm

 

Raising Women's Voices
Raising Women's Voices is a national initiative working to make sure women's voices are heard in the health reform debate and women's concerns are addressed.
www.raisingwomensvoices.net


 

Interesting Health Articles:

 

6 Salads Worse Than a Whopper! - By David Zinczenko - Aug 09, 2010

 

6 Best Foods for Healthy Skin - By David Zinczenko, Aug 16, 2010


 

Breast Cancer Resources on the Web:

 

Stages of Breast Cancer

Information and identification tips on Breast Cancer Stages I-IV
www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/diagnosis/staging.jsp

 

Stages of Breast Cancer - National Breast Cancer Foundation

National Breast Cancer Foundation® Official Site explains the different stages of breast cancer and how breast cancer stages relates to breast cancer.
www.nationalbreastcancer.org

 

Treatments by Breast Cancer Stage
Different stages of breast cancer requite different treatments, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and others. Find out more.
www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/treatments-stage

 

Breast Cancer Treatment - National Cancer Institute

Treatment options and information.
www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/breast

 

ACS :: Treatment of Invasive Breast Cancer by Stage

Breast-conserving surgery is often appropriate for earlier-stage invasive breast cancers if the cancer is small enough, although mastectomy is sometimes necessary if the cancer is larger.
www.cancer.org

 

 

Women and Heart Disease:

 

480,000 Women died from heart-related diseases.   Heart disease is the leading cause of death among American women.  Read about OneWorld's Heart Health Forum Parts 1 & 2 - Learn about the Anatomy & Function of the Human Heart, and Heart Health 101.  Visit the link below and read what the women had to say:


http://www.newhavenindependent.org/HealthCare/diseases_of_the.html

Call us at (203) 407-0250 to order a copy of the tape or DVD.


www.americanheart.org/
www.medicalnewstoday.com/healthnews
www.nlm.nih.gov/medline

 

 

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