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Best Websites: Health Care

Quality websites on nursing and health care topics

Women's Health

CDC - Women's Health
Published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this site provides access to a variety of publications and other resources on current health issues facing women in the United States.

Fertility of American Women – U. S. Census Bureau
This site provides data on the fertility of American women for the noninstitutionalized population. It includes detailed information from recent surveys and access to tables with historical trends.

Global Library of Women's Medicine
Based on the six-volume Gynecology and Obstetrics series, this peer reviewed website provides access to over 442 expert chapters with detailed clinical guidance on most aspects of women's medicine. Topics covered include: maternal and fetal medicine, obstetrics, gynecologic oncology, and more. Also featured is a “Safer Motherhood” section, video library, information on lab tests, and patient information leaflets.

Lost Mothers: Maternal Mortality in the United States
National Public Radio (NPR) and ProPublica collaborated to create this investigative series about the causes of maternal mortality in the United States. This series presents the stories of individual families, alongside research that provides insight into why women in the United States face serious -- and sometimes fatal -- health risks during pregnancy and childbirth. Links to other resources are also included.
Published by the federal government's Office on Women's Heath, this site provides information to help advance women's health research, services, and public and health professional education. It includes current information on more than 800 health topics, publications, health tools, statistics, resources for health professionals, and more.

Updated 7/11/19