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Resource Guide for Osteoporosis

  • Address:

    United States Department of Health and Human Services—Office on Women's Health

  • Phone:

    1-800-994-9662

  • Description of services provided:

    The Office on Women's Health (OWH) vision is to ensure that "All Women and Girls are Healthier and Have a Better Sense of Well Being." Its mission is to "provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches." The website provides health and wellness information, statistics, and health tools for the public and medical professionals.

  • Women's Health.org

    http://www.womenshealth.gov

  • Address:

    1150 17th Street, NW

    Suite 850

    Washington, DC 20036

  • Phone:

    202-223-2226

    800-231-4222

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.nof.org

  • Description of services provided:

    At the NOF's website, you'll find "Fast Facts" on all aspects of osteoporosis—from risk factors to treatment options. You can also search a nation-wide database of healthcare professionals who treat osteoporosis, purchase educational materials, join a support group, and become an advocate for osteoporosis research and education.

  • Address:

    2 AMS Circle

    Bethesda, MD 20892-0001

  • Phone:

    202-223-0344

    800-624-2663

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.niams.nih.gov

  • Description of services provided:

    This site covers osteoporosis as well as more rare bone diseases. In addition to the basics, this organization provides information on osteoporosis in men, Asian-American women, and Latino women. Several handouts are in Spanish, while others are large print or low-literacy.

The health information in this Health Library is provided by a third party. Cartersville Medical Center does not in any way create the content of this information. It is provided solely for informational purposes. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a physician. Always consult with your doctor for appropriate examinations, treatment, testing, and care recommendations. Do not rely on information on this site as a tool for self-diagnosis. If you have a medical emergency, call 911.