Meanwhile, in the industrialized West, new threats to women's health - such as work or family stress and alcoholism in women - are increasingly on the rise to illustrate that perhaps men's and women's health issues are not that different after all.
Just up ahead, learn more at top sites offering a sharp focus on the unique concerns of women who want to maintain vibrant health throughout their lives...
Bodies Ourselves (OBOS) - The Boston Womens
Health Book Collective has been active in fighting for better
health care for women around the world since 1970. Good info
on important health concerns.
& Pregnancy on Women Republic - Focusing on issues and health concerns familiar to all women
raising a family - or who are planning one - with informative
articles on pregnancy, infant care, breast-feeding, grappling
with teens, family relationships and more.
Women's Health Coalition - Working for gender equality
and equal access to health care in emerging nations, this site
provides fact sheets and other information on women's health
issues from both a political and medical point of view.
information is intended as reference and not as medical advice.
All treatment decisions should be made by medical professionals.