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Women’s Health Links

Women's Health

Association of Cancer Online Resources — ACOR.org cancer information system currently offers access to seventy-nine electronic mailing lists and a variety of unique websites. The mailing lists are specifically designed to be public on-line support groups providing information and community to 39,810 patients, caregivers, or anyone looking for answers about cancer and related disorders.

BBWNetwork — It is our intention to foster a positive image for all people of size and a place for expression of all issues of the size acceptance movement. To be the leading champion of injustices and right the wrongs of those misinformed. To educate and be informative, and to spread this knowledge, for knowledge is power. To put it simply, we strive to provide a positive place for people to be themselves, offer support or guidance, and educate those that think FAT is a four-letter word.

Body Positive — Body Positive explores taking up occupancy inside your own skin, rather than living above the chin until you’re thin. It is a set of ideas that may help you find greater well-being in the body you have.

Breast Cancer Connections — The mission of Breast Cancer Connections is to improve the lives of people touched by breast cancer by acting as a clearinghouse for information and support, providing volunteer opportunities for breast cancer survivors and friends dedicated to helping others with the disease, and serving as an educational resource and a community center for all who are concerned about breast cancer and breast health. Breast Cancer Connections is grass-roots, patient-driven, and committed to providing services free of charge.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — CDC Mission: To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Center for Reproductive Law and Policy — The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy (CRLP) is a nonprofit legal and policy advocacy organization dedicated to promoting women’s reproductive rights. CRLP’s domestic and international programs engage in litigation, policy analysis, legal research, and public education seeking to achieve women’s equality in society and ensure that all women have access to appropriate and freely chosen reproductive health services.

Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Women’s Health — The mission of the Office of Women’s Health (OWH) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to serve as a champion for women’s health both within and outside the agency.

National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League — NARAL believes that it is critical that those who value the freedom and independence we enjoy in this country work hard now to protect a woman’s right to choose—for that basic American right is seriously at risk.

National Women’s Health Network — NWHN is a nonprofit health advocacy organization founded in 1975 to give women a greater voice in the health care system in the United States.

Planned Parenthood — Founded in 1916, Planned Parenthood is the world’s largest and oldest voluntary family planning organization. Planned Parenthood is dedicated to the principles that every individual has a fundamental right to decide when or whether to have a child, and that every child should be wanted and loved.

Ritual Abuse, Ritual Crime, and Healing — Information and resources for survivors, therapists, and others.

Transcultural and Multicultual Health Links — Provides hundreds of links to websites dealing with health-related issues and information.

Transformations — Transformations, our on-line community of self-help, support, and recovery. We are a continually growing group of people who, through our own experiences, have come to know the self empowerment and ongoing healing that occurs when people gather together to help themselves and each other. What we could not accomplish alone, we continue to accomplish together.

Websites for Women’s Health — Selected sites offering information about women’s health issues.

Women’s Health Interactive — Women’s Health Interactive (WHI) specializes in the design, development, and delivery of health education for women through the use of interactive digital technologies. WHI’s mission is to be a unique, interactive learning environment where women gain knowledge and mastery of their health through the multidisciplinary resources that are offered for consumers and women’s health professionals.

  • Women’s Studies Program
  • Stabley Library, Room 103
    429 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4753
  • Fax: 724-357-2281
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.