Resources

Learning about medical conditions, treatments, and research will help you understand and take charge of your own health care. We have included some basic information on this website, but we encourage you to explore some of the following resources for even more useful healthcare information.

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) Patient Education Resources

www.acog.org/publications/patient_education/

Women’s Health.gov

The Federal Government Source for Women’s Health Information (A U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services site). www.womenshealth.gov/

Susan G. Komen for the Cure®

Breast Cancer Awareness, Prevention and Treatment. www.komen.org

OBGYN.net

A comprehensive international resource center for Obstetrics and Gynecology professionals and the women who are their patients. www.obgyn.net

Medscape

A resource for medical information and education materials for healthcare professionals. www.medscape.com/px/urlinfo

The North American Menopause Society

A nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting women’s health during midlife and beyond. www.menopause.org

The Office of Women’s Health

A U.S. Food & Drug Administration website. www.fda.gov/WOMENS/

Essure Website

Learn about Essure permanent birth control. www.essure.com

NuvaRing Website

Learn about NuvaRing for birth control. www.nuvaring.com/Consumer/index.asp

Gardasil Website

Learn about a vaccine that may help protect against cervical cancers caused by human papillomavirus. www.gardasil.com

ParaGard Website

Learn about ParaGard, an intrauterine contraceptive device. www.paragard.com

Mirena Website

An intrauterine contraceptive that delivers small amounts of hormone directly to the uterus. www.mirena-us.com/index.jsp

NovaSure Website

Learn about a quick, safe and simple one-time treatment with No Hormones and No Hysterectomy to treat excessive bleeding. www.NovaSure.com

Implanon Website

Learn more about Implanon®, a hormonal contraceptive that lasts up to 3 years. www.Implanon.com

Lupron Depot

Learn about endometriosis. www.endofacts.com