Women's Resources

Part 3: Health Resources



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

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.
  • Fear is NOT the answer.  Be proactive and be informed.
  • 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.


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


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.


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


Breast Cancer Treatment - National Cancer Institute

Treatment options and information.


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.



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:


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




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