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Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter:
- Georgia Coalition for Physical Activity and Nutrition (G-PAN)
- Georgia Department of Community Health: Office of Womens Health, Quanza Brooks, Program Planner,
2 Peachtree St., 40th floor, Atlanta, Ga. 30303-3159,
- Georgia Division of Aging Services: 2 Peachtree Street, 9th floor, Atlanta, Ga. 30303-3159 404-657-5316
- Georgia Division of Public Health, Georgia Osteoporosis Initiative, 404-657-6643,
- University of GA FACS Extension:The University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Cooperative Extension Service food, nutrition and health publications and recipes are found here.
- American Cancer Society - A nonprofit organization dedicated to cancer prevention, detection, and treatment
- Americans with Disabilities Act
US Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20530
- The American Heart Association: A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving cardiovascular health.
- American Lung Association: A nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing lung disease and
promoting lung health with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control, and environmental health.
- American Society for Bone Mineral Research
- Family and Medical Leave Act
US Department of Labor
Office of Public Affairs
200 Constitution Avenue NW
- Girls now have their own hip web site to learn about calcium and check out some neat recipes for staying strong.
For information, go to:
- Gynecologic Cancer Foundation: A nonprofit organization whose Web site, the Women's Cancer Network, is dedicated to informing women around
the world about gynecologic cancer. Offers assistance with treatment options, experimental therapies, and finding a
cancer treatment specialist.
- Healthfinder -
- Health Insurance Association of America - 555 13th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004, (202) 824-1600
Developed by the U.S. government's Department of Health and Human Services, this is an excellent gateway
Web site that links to a broad range of consumer health and human services information resources produced by
the federal government and its many partner organizations.
- The Herb Research Foundation
- The Hormone Foundation: More than 120,000 scientific articles are on file and 170 consumer information packs available.
There is a small charge to search the in-house database to answer individual questions.
- International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists: The consumer arm of The Endocrine Society.
Lots of information about various therapies. Nonprofit organization of 1,000 pharmacists who prepare custom
medications for individual patient needs.
- Interstitial Cystitis Association: A nonprofit organization dedicated to educating both patient
and healthcare provider on interstitial cystitis. Provides comprehensive educational information and programs,
patient support, public awareness, and research funding.
- Jacobs Institute of Women's Health: U.S. nonprofit organization devoted to women's health issues.
- National Association for Continence: A nonprofit organization that provides education and support to the public and to the healthcare professional
about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management solutions for incontinence.
- National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine of the National Institutes of Health:
NCCAM Clearinghouse, PO Box 8218, Silver Spring, MD 20907, (888) 644-6226
- National Family Caregivers Association:10400 Connecticut Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895, (800) 896-3650
- National Institutes of Health
- National Library of Medicine:This Web site is one of the best ways to gain free access to
MEDLINE, the abstracts of scientific journals accepted by the National Library of Medicine.
Do your own research. Read citations in their original form.
- National Osteoporosis Foundation: The leading U.S. nonprofit organization focusing on the bone disease osteoporosis.
- National Sleep Foundation: For good advice about all types of sleep problems.
- National Vulvodynia Association: A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives
of those affected by a spectrum of chronic vulvar pain disorders.
- National Womens Health Information Center: A Project of The Office on Womens Health
- US Department of Health & Human Services: 8550 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 300, Fairfax VA 22031,
994-WOMAN (994-9662), 222-5446 (TDD)
- National Women's Health Resource Center
- National Women's Health Network: U.S. federal clearinghouse for women's health information.
- NICHD(NIH) - Milk Matters: A nonprofit organization that advocates for better federal policy on womens
health. Provides information and resources to assist in making better healthcare decisions through its Information
- North American Menopause Society: PO Box 94527, Cleveland, OH 44101, (440) 442-7550
- Office of Alternative Medicine (NIH) - Good advice on locating or selecting an alternative practitioner,
although the site deals with a vast array of therapeutic areas, not just menopause.
- Patient Advocate Foundation: 739 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite 704, Newport News, VA 23606, (800) 532-5274
- Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America: 1100 Fifteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20005, (800) 762-4636
- Sexuality Information and Education Council of the US
- Simon Foundation for Continence: Nonprofit organization devoted to information about sexuality issues.
Dedicated to helping people cope with incontinence through education on cure,
treatment, and management techniques. Provides a newsletter and information on self-help groups.
- Social Security Administration: Office of Public Inquiries, 6401 Security Boulevard, Room 4-C-5 Annex, Baltimore, MD 21235, (800) 325-0778 TTY
- United States Department of Labor - To meet the diverse needs of today’s workforce, the Women’s Bureau just released its guides on Equal Pay A Guide to Women’s Equal Pay Rights and An Employer’s Guide to Equal Pay in four additional languages: Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and French.
The first guide: A Guide to Women’s Equal Pay Rights educates employees about their rights under the existing equal pay laws with detailed answers to questions such as: “What are my equal pay and compensation rights under federal law?” The guide also supplies helpful tips and resources if you feel you are experiencing compensation discrimination.
The second guide: An Employer’s Guide to Equal Pay breaks down the five major federal laws addressing equal pay and compensation. It also highlights tips for employers to review pay practices and where to go for help.
- Vulvar Pain Foundation: A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reliable information on and
advancing the standard of medical practice in the treatment of vulvar pain. Offers a newsletter,
sponsors research seminars, coordinates a network of support and other resources.