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National Women's Health Resource Center's Web site Gets a Makeover

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The National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC) launched its newly redesigned Web site ( today. The new Web site features a fresher, more contemporary look and easier-to-use navigation. Larger, easier-to-read fonts are now being used throughout the site and a new, more robust search engine has been added, enabling visitors to find the information they want with fewer clicks.

Visitors to the site will still find reliable access to NWHRC's premier online Health Center, a resource used by hundreds of thousands of women each year to locate trustworthy, medically reviewed information on more than 100 diseases, conditions and women's health topics. With the site's makeover comes easier access to NWHRC publications, including the National Women's Health Report, fact sheets, health guides, tool kits, and e-newsletters. Other popular site features such as women's health news and the latest news on NWHRC activities are one click away with the new design.

"NWHRC realizes the tremendous power of the Web as a vehicle for disseminating women's health information to consumers and health care professionals, and as a means for bringing women together and supporting their efforts to lead healthier lives," said Amy Niles, President and CEO of the National Women's Resource Center. "In surveys and focus groups, women have told us how much our Web site means to them and what they want, and we've been listening. This site makeover is just the first of a series of enhancements we're planning in the months ahead," said Niles. Among the new features slated are interactive tools, such as a drug encyclopedia, a new Breast Health Center, and new lifestyle and wellness areas.

Founded in 1988, the National Women's Health Resource Center is the nation's leading independent source of health information for women. NWHRC addresses a broad range of women's health and wellness concerns. It develops comprehensive and objective information based on the latest advances in medical research. NWHRC focuses on disease prevention and wellness, and connects women with reliable health information resources. NWHRC programs and services include its Web site,; the National Women's Health Report (a bimonthly newsletter), HealthyWomen Take 10, a monthly email lifestyle newsletter, and the development of national campaigns.

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