Up To Date for patients: UpToDate is an online medical information resource where patients can go to learn about a medical condition, better understand management and treatment options, and find information to have a better dialogue with their health care providers. UpToDate provides in-depth, authoritative medical information, including recommendations based on the latest published evidence. Patients can view hundreds of free patient-level topics or subscribe to gain access to thousands of physician-level topics.UpToDate is the trusted resource of physicians around the world and is used by the majority of academic medical centers in the US. Visit them at www.uptodate.com/patients
FORE is the Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education, A national non-profit voluntary health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis through research and education of the public and medical community to increase osteoporosis awareness of risk, detection, prevention and treatment.
The March of Dimes provides pregnancy information, pre-conception suggestions, and an interactive game designed to learn about pregnancy.
The Le Leche League is an international organization that supports mothering through breastfeeding,by promoting breastfeeding awareness and information.
The HALO Breast Cancer Screening is the first practical method of identifying changes in the breast several years before they might become cancerous. It is recommended for women as young as 25 years old. It works like a Pap smear for cervical cancer. The test takes about 5 minutes and costs $85. Please call to make an appointment to have the HALO test done in our office (www.HALOpap.com).
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, official web site of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists provides a physician directory, health columns, courses and more.
American College of Nurse-Midwives, with women for a lifetime
Women’s Cancer Network developed by the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation for women and their families
The American Cancer Society’s official webpage
American Heart Association
Gives women of all ages the facts on women’s heart disease and stroke.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Leading resource for up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.
The North American Menopause Society
“NAMS” is a nonprofit organization that provides a forum for a multitude of scientific disciplines with an interest in the human female menopause.
Nutrition information, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Design your food pyramid
Learn about sexually transmitted disease, by the American Social Health Association
Emergency contraception, what to do if you have unprotected intercourse and do not want to become pregnant
Prevent pregnancy after sex, from the Office of Population Research at Princeton University & Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Recommended iPhone Apps
DxSaurus- From Unbound Medicine
FMC- Fertility Friend -Menstrual calendar, fertile days
UMMC- University of Maryland Medical Center, Medical reference
LoseIt- Keep track of calories and exercise
EyeChart- Vision test
Immunization- Check recommendations, gives disease information
Growth Charts- Enter age, height and weight