Health Library

Resource Guide for Osteoporosis

Resources

Address:
US 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/

Resources

Address:
1232 22nd Street NWWashington, DC 20037-1292

Phone:
202-223-2226

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.

Resources

Address:
Bldg. 31, Rm. 4C0231 Center Dr., MSC 2350Bethesda, MD 20892-3676

Phone:
301-496-8190

Internet Address:
http://www.niams.nih.gov/bone/

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.