The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) uses this page to collect topics related to a wide range of parenting and childcare issues. These resources are user-friendly and organized by child age range, making it easier to find the materials of interest. The website is recommended for its collection of important information for parents and expectant mothers.
The American Pregnancy Association offers a wide range of information related to pregnancy. The site covers topics from trying to conceive, to pregnancy issues, up to birth and beyond. This website is recommended for women and families who seek relatable information about conception, pregnancy, and birth.
Avon Breast Cancer Crusade connects medically underserved women with breast health education and screening services. This website is recommended as a good resource for general breast cancer resources and learning what grants are available for cancer outreach and screening services. Users won't find much actual health information here, but the site does provide a deep list of resources that put users in touch with other websites that do.
UpToDate is recommended as a physician-level health information and research. This section allows patients and caregivers to search, but not browse, the consumer health content for information available for free. Although topics here are covered in good depth, most of the more detailed information is only available to subscribers.
MedicineNet.com, like its owner WebMD, provides medical information, newsletters, and other services for general readers. Content is created by board-certified physicians, and is recommended to consumers for its in-depth, interactive collection of general health topics. But also like WebMd, this website has an abundance of advertisements and clutter which users must dig through to find helpful content.
CVS Health Information Center has an extensive range of information about general health and wellness, drugs, tests, procedures, and surgeries. There are also more than 150 in-depth articles about common medical problems. The site is recommended to anyone who wants understandable, accurate, and updated information about virtually any health topic.
Womenshealth.gov is recommended for women seeking easy access to authoritative articles written about women's health issues. There is also a large collection of fact sheets that pertain to various health issues, as well as a blog. Content is easy to read, medically accurate, and updated often.
This recommended website devoted to women's health is produced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is a solid introduction to general women's health topics. The site provides free publications, links to relevant women's health programs, and other well-written materials geared toward a general audience. Although the site is updated frequently, information tends to be limited and coverage of topics is often too general.
MedlinePlus's Women's Health topic section is recommended as a starting point for links to reputable women's health websites, putting users in touch with resources on prevention, screenings, conditions, aging, and more. This site isn't as detaield as other sites focusing on women's health topics and is suggested for general browsing rather than specific searches.
thirdAGE.com is a recommended general health and wellness site for women and their families. The provides general health & wellness articles, many based on medical studies or in terviews with experts. There are topics on a wide range of diseases and conditions, as well as links to more detailed information.