Spotlight: HealthyWomen

The Leading Nonprofit Women’s Health Information Source

Founded in 1988, HealthyWomen is the nation’s leading independent, nonprofit health information source for women. Our mission is to educate and inspire women age 35+ to make informed health choices for themselves and their families. We provide objective, medically accurate, research-based health content on a wide range of diseases, conditions, and lifestyle issues.

HealthyWomen is an inclusive, highly engaged, proactive online community. We work collaboratively to help more women achieve healthier lives. HealthyWomen:

  • Creates partnerships to highlight women’s health needs and identifies actionable solutions and programming goals
  • Engages a strong national partner network of professional and advocacy groups to expand our reach
  • Explores emerging women’s health issues with national thought leaders and industry
  • Encourages dialogue between women and their health care providers
  • Optimizes social media platforms to highlight women’s health
  • Conducts research that garners unique insight from consumers and health care professionals

HealthyWomen’s CEO Beth Battaglino, RN, and her team understand that nothing is more important to women’s health than access to affordable care, safe medicines, and competent health care delivery practices. We work to educate women about health policy issues in these and other areas. HealthyWomen recognizes the importance of clinical trials and women’s health research, particularly the need for sex differences research, to improve women’s health. HealthyWomen advocates on behalf of women to ensure that women’s health is a primary focus of policy makers and advocacy groups.

HealthyWomen’s mission to provide women with relevant and accurate health resources is enhanced by our investment in developing science-based information and our effort to incorporate perspectives reflected by advances in research and technology.

For more than 30 years, millions of women have turned to HealthyWomen for answers to their most personal health care questions concerning reproductive health, incontinence, endometriosis, fibroids, and sexual health to the health effects of depression, post-traumatic stress, and chronic health conditions that disproportionately affect women. Consumers, health care providers, nonprofit and corporate partners, and the media trust HealthyWomen as a valued and reliable health information source.

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