Our Bodies - Breast Health - Menopause - Sexuality Education -
Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Pregnancy - Eating Healthy -
Endometriosis - Uterine Fibroids -
Women of Color - Find a Clinic - Lesbian Health
What happens during a Well-Woman Exam at Cedar River Clinics?
Cervical Exam with your own speculum
Smears - find out about detecting cervical cancer early!
and Insurrection" - the great yogurt conspiracy
to treat yeast.
Moontime: What Really Happens During Our 28 Day Menstrual Cycle? A complete explanation of the hormonal changes women experience each month.
Awareness - Learning the signals from your body about
what is happening with your hormones and when you are most
likely to become pregnant.
My Beautiful Cervix - pictures throughout a woman's cycle - cycles of cervical change - beautiful cervix project.
Our Bodies Our Selves
- the classic book which continues to change women's lives,
from the Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
The Clitoral Truth -
book by sex educator Rebecca Chalker.
Vaginosis - Description and treatment.
HPV (the human papillomavirus) the primary cause of cervical cancer, HPV test and HPV vaccine
remedies and self-help information from Women's
Calcium for Bone Health
- Gynaecological Awareness Information Network in Australia
- established by women whose lives have been irreparably
altered by gynaecological conditions and subsequent treatment.
Teachers of vulva
Women Only: Your Guide to Health Empowerment - book
Seaman and Gary Null - includes a long section on the
history and revolutionary significance of self-help gynecology.
Published in 1999.
Patient to Patient: A Survival Guide "I am an ovarian
cancer survivor and at an increased risk for breast cancer." by Patty Cyr
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is the nation’s voice for ovarian cancer issues and works to increase public and professional understanding of ovarian cancer and to advocate for more effective diagnostics, treatments and a cure. Ovarian Cancer warning signs.
for Her - Toronto's cozy, comfortable and accessible
place where women and their admirers can find a variety
of high quality sex toys, books, videos, workshops, sensual
art, and much more.
Eve's Garden - pleasure things for women: sex toys, adult toys, women' sexual health information. 800-848-3837.
Babeland - woman-owned shop for sex toys - with stores in Seattle, Los Angeles and New York City
Latching On - the Politics of Breastfeeding in America - a documentary film by Women Make Movies
Laughing Without Leaking - for women dealing with incontinence, particularly post-pregnancy incontinence.
States Reject Abstinence-Only Sex Education
Research on Sexuality Education and Delay of Sexual Activity
- Programs that combines sex education, comprehensive health
care, and activities such as tutoring have an impact on
sexual and contraceptive behavior, pregnancy, and births
among girls for as long as three years.
Women and Sex - "For society to sanction research on
sexual function in women, people would have to view women's
sexual desire as an important issue." A 1998 report
in the New York Times.
CONNECT - Cedar River Clinic's teen sexual health education program offers young people the information and self-care tools they need to lead healthy lives.
S.E.X. - Get your hands on this inclusive young adult sexuality book about sex by Heather Corinna of Scarleteen.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) also known as Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) - This chart lists
symptoms, incubation, cause, transmission mechanisms, treatment
and prognosis for 14 major sexually transmitted infections
Women, HIV & AIDS in 1998 - Death rates for AIDS among
men are down, but for women the epidemic is rising. Washington
state and national HIV/AIDS Resources.
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) (PDF teen factsheet): Get the facts on STI prevention, testing and transmission. Learn about condoms and how to use them. And read more about how to have safer sex. Learn STI symptoms and treatments.
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
About getting an HIV test.
About STI for teens. Learn STI symptoms and treatments.
About HPV for teens. HPV Vaccine: Not a Silver Bullet
Healthy - Food as Medicine - Food Politics
Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Inspire all young people in the United States to develop lifelong, healthy habits.
Fat and Feminist - Large Women's Health Care Experiences
- Get Fabulously Fit with Fiber by Monique N. Gilbert
- The Healing Power of Soy's Isoflavones by Monique
Diets - Are You Losing More than Weight? by Monique
of foods rich in Iron
Women and Eating Disorders, the Untold Story- by Marian
Fitzgibbon and Melinda Stolley
Nature's Healing Fruit
- by Monique N. Gilbert
- For Your Health by Monique Gilbert.
Disease - "Fight
Hearth Disease and Cancer with Soy Antioxidants"
by Monique Gilbert.
Health - "Be Young and Healthy
by Building Strong Bones" by Monique Gilbert
are weak hormones found in many plants. Are they safe? Can
they promote breast cancer? By Susun Weed, 2002
are the Voices of the Mothers
with an Anorectic Daughter in China? by Zenobia Chan,
interview with an anorectic girl in Hong Kong. My
First Hospital Visit by Zenobia Chan, April 2002.
Endometriosis - A basic overview.
for Endometriosis Care
Association - 1-800-992-3636
Endo-Resolved: Positive information to aid your healing of endometriosis
Endometriosis, One Woman's
Journey by Jennifer Lewis. Endometriosis sufferer and
author covers a multitude of information, treatments, coping
mechanisms and over 70 links and resources!
There is a lot women can do for self help when it comes even to very severe conditions such as Endometriosis. - One womans story.
Uterine Fibroids - the number
one cause of hysterectomy in the USA. They affect between
a quarter and a half of all women; African-American women
are affected three to nine times more commonly than other
for Women With Fibroids
- by Susun S. Weed in 2002.
For Fibroids web site
Fibroids - a story of natural healing without surgery or drugs to encourage others to honour their bodies and release the anger etc. and get to the root cause of their fibroids.
the FDA quickly approved the sale of the male-potency drug
Viagra, women raised questions about insurance
coverage of prescription birth control methods.
Alive, a non-profit organization by and for women living with HIV/AIDS.
is Reiter's Syndrome?
Life" when one has Chronic Pain
Against Women - "Every
9 Seconds" by Sistah Pace - "I am a 45-year-old
woman of color whose mother grew up with domestic abuse, whose
grandmother grew up with domestic abuse, whose great grandmother
grew up with domestic abuse, whose great-great grandmother
grew up with domestic abuse, and whose great-great-great grandmother
was a product of slavery...I propose that we redefine the
second class citizenship and abuse of women in the home as
Steps for A Woman Dancing With Cancer, by Susun S Weed,
and Disease - article by Sue Scharff - "If
we all know men die younger than women do, why the idea of
women as the sicker sex?"
National Women's Health Network
Women's Interactive Health
- woman-centered health information and lists of clinics -
for learning about women's health!
Keeping the Self Help
Slide Show going strong in Oregon, contact the Network for Reproductive Options
Harvard Medical School on Women's Health - Women's health concerns cover a wide spectrum. While many health conditions affect both men and women, a number of health issues affect only women and some are more prevalent in women.
Black women (in the USA) are three times more likely than white women to die during pregnancy and why twice as many black babies die before their first birthdays (fact as of December 2004). Researchers want to know why.
December 29, 2011
In 2007 in the USA, more than 17 million women have no health insurance.
Feminist Women's Health Center