Women’s health refers to health and medical issues that only concern the female body, like menopause, or issues that affect women differently than men, like osteoarthritis.
- Domestic Violence (MedlinePlus)
- Domestic Violence: Protecting Yourself and Your Children (American Academy of Family Physicians)
- Domestic Violence against Women: Recognize Patterns, Seek Help (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)
- Leaving an Abusive Relationship (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health)
- North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (Durham, NC)
- Autoimmune Diseases (Office on Women’s Health, U.S.)
- Autoimmune Diseases: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, & Treatments (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, U.S.)
- Patient Handout: Autoimmune Disorders (MedlinePlus)
- American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)
- Pregnancy (MedlinePlus)
- Period. The Menstrual Movement (Period, Inc.)
- Breastfeeding Info (La Leche League)
- Looking at Your Newborn: What’s Normal (KidsHealth)
- Pregnancy (UNC Center for Maternal & Infant Health)
- Reproductive Health (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)
- ReproductiveRights.gov (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- North Carolina Reproductive Health Services
These sites allow patients to discuss their experiences with illnesses, treatments, and other health matters. Any information or opinions posted are those of the forum users themselves and are not a substitute for professional medical advice.
Mobile apps and tools can provide you with easy-to-use information and resources that can serve as one part of your overall strategy to become and stay healthy. Tips on selecting additional apps for exercise and physical activity.
This app covers a health topic each week of the year to promote healthy lifestyles for women. Free. iOS, Android.
This mobile site creates personalized reminders about health screening and prevention behaviors with health information and local resources. English and Spanish. Free.
This app includes a period tracker and ovulation calendar, daily health insights, a health assistant, and pregnancy and post-pregnancy modes. Free. iOS, Android.
This app predicts your period, PMS, and fertility and lets you track birth control, cramps, emotions, skin, hair, sleep, sex, pain, moods, cervical fluid, etc. Free. iOS, Android.
Resources selected by Rebecca Carlson, Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill,
Last reviewed June 14, 2023