Useful Links at Women’s Healthcare of Illinois

Check out these Useful Links! We serve patients from Evergreen Park IL, Mokena IL, Oak Lawn IL, Chicago Ridge IL, Hickory Hills IL, Bridgeview IL and Bedford Park IL.

Hospitals and Surgery Centers

Advocate Christ Medical Center
www.advocatehealth.com/cmc/

Silver Cross Hospital
www.silvercross.org/

Tinley Woods Surgery Center
www.tinleywoodssc.mwsmg.com/

General Health

www.yourffmg.com – Our talented partners at Family First Medical Group, offering a full range of care services, including pediatrics.

www.idph.state.il.us

www.womens-health.com – The Gynecologic Health Center provides women with comprehensive resources for learning about gynecologic issues, including menstrual disorders, endometriosis, reproductive system cancers, STD’s and others.

www.healthcentral.com – HealthCentral delivers health information through personal storytelling, wisdom, inspiration, and expert guidance.

www.medicinenet.com – MedicineNet is an online, healthcare media publishing company offering content on a number of health-related topics and conditions.

www.womenshealth.gov – U.S. Health & Human Services Department.  This website offers general health information geared for women.

www.mayoclinic.com – Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Research.  A great overall research site.

Pregnancy

www.pregnancycorner.com – Pregnancy Corner offers relevant, up-to-date information about pregnancy and baby. All website content is reviewed by top obstetricians and gynecologists, as well as other specialists within the childbirth industry, who have donated their time and experience to ensure our site provides consumers accurate and unbiased information.

www.pregnancy.org – Pregnancy.org is an online maternity community forum

www.americanpregnancy.org – The American Pregnancy Association is a national health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, support, advocacy, and community awareness.

www.acog.org – American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) – ACOG (was formed in 1951 and has a membership of over 37,000 physicians specializing in obstetric-gynecological care. Although some of the information at this site is available only to member physicians, it also contains valuable information for the general public about current healthcare issues affecting women.

Urogynecology

www.ic-network.com – The Interstitial Cystitis Network (ICN) is the largest free archive of IC
information on the web, offering weekly support group meetings, a patient handbook, etc.

www.ichelp.org – ICA is a not-for-profit health organization dedicated to providing patient and
physician educational information and programs, and support.

www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/interstitialcystitis/ Describes causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Interstitial Cystitis / Painful Bladder Syndrome.

Endometriosis

www.endometriosisassn.org – Endometriosis Association

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

www.ashasexualhealth.org – American Social Health Association promotes the sexual health of individuals, families and communities by advocating sound policies and practices and educating the public, professionals and policy makers, in order to foster healthy sexual behaviors and relationships and prevent adverse health outcomes.

Menopause

www.menopause.org – North American Menopause Society.  A source for current information on menopause and lifestyle issues.

Osteoporosis

www.nof.org – National Osteoporosis Foundation

Medications

www.express-scripts.com/ – A good research site for drugs and their interactions.

www.rxlist.com – Good source to look up drugs and their interactions.

www.drugs.com – Good source to look up drugs and their interactions.

Cancer

www.wcn.org – Oncologists and is designed to give up-to-date information on treatment options for reproductive cancers – ovarian, uterine, cervical and breast cancer. Healthy women can also use this site to obtain information on their personal risk for these diseases and to find out how the risks can be reduced.

www.cancer.org – American Cancer Society

www.nccc-online.org – National Cervical Cancer Coalition

www.ovarian.org – National Ovarian Cancer Coalition