5 Must-Know Patient Resources for Women’s Health

These websites empower women both in and out of uniform to take charge of their health and wellness.



Healthy Women

Healthy, supported by the National Women’s Health Resource Center, covers a wide range of topics, including sexual health issues, advice about alternative medicine, posttraumatic stress disorder, breast-feeding, sleep disorders, and more. provides a comprehensive index of women’s health topics. Developed by the Office on Women’s Health, this easy-to-navigate website presents fact sheets, answers to FAQs, and covers more than 100 topics from acne to yeast infections.

If the goal is to find the latest news and tips on women’s health, this site, supported by the Military Heath System and Defense Health Agency, delivers. With an abundance of articles, ranging from skin cancer rates to reproductive health to nutrition, the website provides its users the most up-to-date information they need on health and wellness.

Office of Research on Women’s Health

The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), part of the NIH, developed this website to “improve women’s health through biomedical and behavioral research, including study of the role of sex and gender in health and disease.” By providing updates on NIH studies, readers will never be out of the loop for learning about the latest scientific advances.

Women Veterans Health Care

If there are questions about veteran health care benefits, where to find a facility, and what types of programs are provided for women’s health, this site is a helpful tool. Users will find information on VA-supported resources, such as caregiver support, the Women Veterans Call Center, and services for homeless women veterans.

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