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How Can I Take Charge of My Own Medical Care?

How Can I Take Charge of My Own Medical Care?

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OrganizationAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
http://www.acog.org
This site offers information on numerous health issues. The women's health section includes readings on pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum care, breast health, menopause, contraception, and more.

Web SiteSociety for Adolescent Medicine
http://www.adolescenthealth.org/
The Society for Adolescent Medicine is committed to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents. Their site also offers a locator for adolescent health professionals.

OrganizationAmerican Medical Association (AMA)
http://www.ama-assn.org
The AMA has made a commitment to medicine by making doctors more accessible to their patients. Contact the AMA at: American Medical Association 515 N. State St. Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 464-5000

Web SiteAdolescent Health Transition Project
http://depts.washington.edu/healthtr
This is a health and transition resource for adolescents with special health care needs, chronic illnesses, and physical or developmental disabilities.




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