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)
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 one health topic for each week of the year to promote healthy lifestyles with practical strategies for women. Free. iOS, Android.
This mobile site uses your lifestyle details to create personalized reminders about health screening and prevention behaviors. It also includes health information and local health resources. English and Spanish. Free. Mobile website.
The Flo app is the #1 app for women’s health, with over 165 million users. Key features include a period tracker and ovulation calendar, daily health insights, a health assistant, and pregnancy and post-pregnancy modes. Freely available for Apple and Android.
The Clue app predicts your period, PMS, and fertility. You can get period, PMS, and fertile window predictions based on the most up-to-date science. Also, learn about your personal patterns with 30+ tracking options: birth control, cramps, emotions, skin, hair, sleep, sex, pain, moods, cervical fluid, and more. Freely available for Apple and Androi
Resources selected by Rebecca Carlson, Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill,
Last reviewed February 22, 2021