Knowledge is Power

Leading women’s health organizations working together to educate and empower women to make their health a priority.

We know how busy women are and how complicated navigating healthcare can be, so to simplify your life and assure you KNOW WHERE TO GO AND KNOW WHAT TO DO, we created this extraordinary alliance* of the most trusted health resources to educate and empower women to take responsibility for their well-being, understand their health, and increase awareness of their unique health needs. In short we want you to live well! So please share these important resources with everyone you care about so they too know where to go and what to do!

KNOW WHAT TO DO

In a world of mistrust and overwhelming clutter, finding the most reliable health resources, education, and support can be a challenge. The health organizations below share a mission to empower women to prioritize her health – and live well. This alliance is committed to helping women find trusted information on her health conditions so that she can be an educated consumer and take an active part in living a healthier life. Organizations are being added weekly.

Asthma & Allergy

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The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is dedicated to providing support, advocacy, education and research to those with asthma and allergies.

Blood Clots

The National Blood Clot Alliance is dedicated to advancing the prevention, early diagnosis and successful treatment of life-threatening blood clots such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and clot-provoked stroke.

Bone Health

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American Bone Health teaches people how to build and keep strong and healthy bones for life with practical and up-to-date information and resources to engage, educate and empower them to prevent bone loss, osteoporosis and fractures.

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Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation

For more than 35 years, the Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation has made an impact on the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and has alerted the nation about this major threat to our public health.

Breast Cancer

The Know Your Lemons campaign spreads breast cancer awareness by using lemons to show breast cancer symptoms.

Breast Cancer

The American Breast Cancer Foundation provides education, access, and financial assistance to aid in the early detection, treatment, and survival of breast cancer.

Breast Cancer

Casting for Recovery® provides healing outdoor experiences for women with breast cancer, at no cost. The retreats facilitate connections with other women and nature.

Breast Cancer

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The Firefly Sisterhood provides one-to-one social and emotional support to women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer by connecting them with BC survivors who also have common interests, personality traits, and family dynamics. Most matches are in Minnesota and Wisconsin, but women from coast to coast can be supported.

Celiac Disease

Beyond Celiac is creating a world in which people with celiac disease can live free from fear of gluten exposure by accelerating research for treatments and a cure.

Cervical Cancer

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Cervivor is a global community of patient advocates empowering those affected by cervical cancer using their voices for awareness, ending stigma, influencing change, and ending cervical cancer.

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association® is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes for those affected by it through research funding, community services, education & advocacy.

Eating Disorders

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The National Eating Disorders Association supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.

Fertility

The Baby Quest Foundation provides financial grants to those who cannot afford the high costs of procedures such as IVF, gestational surrogacy, egg and sperm donation, egg freezing, and embryo donation.

Fibroids

The White Dress Project provides support, education, and hope for people living with uterine fibroids

Headache Disorders

Founded in 1970, the National Headache Foundation is the oldest and largest foundation providing resources and educational information for people living with migraine and headache disorders.

Kidney Disease

The National Kidney Foundation enhances the lives of those with kidney disease through education, research, mentorship and patient to patient support programs.

Lyme Disease

American Lyme Disease Foundation

The American Lyme Disease Foundation (ALDF) is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Lyme disease which, in the U.S., has been defined historically as a tick-borne bacterial infection.

Lymphedema

The BC Lymphedema Association provides education and resources to promote optimal healthy living with Lymphedema.

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LIVE Today Foundation

The LIVE Today Foundation‘s mission is to enhance the quality of life of breast cancer patients and survivors with lymphedema by meeting their related physical, financial, and psychosocial needs by providing inspiration, education and free compression garments.

NICU Awareness

Project Sweet Peas’ mission is to empower and support families of fragile infants, and to inspire hope through remembrance for those affected by pregnancy and infant loss.

Skin Cancer

The Skin Cancer Foundation empowers people to take a proactive approach to daily sun protection and the early detection and treatment of skin cancer. The Foundation’s message to skin cancer patients is simple: you are not alone.

Sleep Health

 The Better Sleep Council provides research, insights and educational resources to help consumers better understand the relationship between sleep, health, and quality of life.

KNOW WHERE TO GO

Women experience unique health care challenges and are more likely to be diagnosed with certain diseases than men. It is important for her to know about future health risks and use every opportunity to prevent chronic illness and disability to keep herself healthy through all phases of her life. Being treated with the proper level of care impacts your health, well-being and healing so Knowing Where To Go for the best care is important.

Best Hospitals

The Women’s Choice Award Best Hospitals is the only designation that takes into consideration the preferences of women when selecting a hospital helping her to know where to go for the best care.

Best Mammograms

Reduce your risk of unnecessary testing by choosing a mammogram imaging center that has voluntarily taken the extra steps to become accredited and has more experienced doctors for interpreting mammograms.

Extended Care Facilities

Extended care facilities, nursing homes and rehab centers provide a variety of services, both medical and personal care, to people who are unable to live independently whether they are elderly or temporarily need assistance post-surgery or illness.

Corporate & Media Supporters

We are grateful for the support of our corporate and media supporters for harnessing the power of their brands, communities, consumers and employees to help empower and educate women to make their health a priority.

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*The Know Where To Go, Know What To Do campaign is available to the general public as a part of a shared mission to help women find the best resources pertaining to her health. The links herein provide content that might be of interest to our visitors. We are not responsible for the material at other sites to which we have established links and providing a link does not constitute an endorsement of that material. For more information please see full disclaimer.