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Consumer Health

Assistance on health topics for those who are not formally affiliated with the University of Toronto

Recommended sources

Women's Health Matters  www.womenshealthmatters.ca

  • evdence based information aimed at women who want to take control of their own health
  • heatlh news
  • resources on approximately 80 topics
  • twelve special health centers:  several types of cancer, heart health, diabetes, environmental health, osteoporosis, gynecological health, pregnancy, sexual health, bone and joint health, mental health
  • Le Club: a virtual meetingplace to read personal stories, participate in converstaitons, submit health questions
  • bilingual site developed by women's health experts from  Women's CollegeHospital and the Centre for Research in Women's Health

National Women's Health Information Center  www.4woman.org

  • topics include: sleep, breastfeeding, body image, heart health, mental health, minority women's health, pregnancy. See the list of "women's health articles" at bottom right of the opening page
  • gateway to a wide variety of women's health information from the U.S. federal government