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Resource Guide for Osteoporosis
Office on Women's Health
Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
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.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
251 18th Street S
Arlington, VA 22202
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.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-2350
This website offers detailed information about rheumatoid arthritis, as well as other types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. You'll also find news releases, recent research findings, and information on research initiatives and on studies that are accepting patients as subjects.