A Report on Women and HIV/AIDS in the U.S.


This report, “A Report on Women and HIV/AIDS in the U.S.”, is released from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It provides statistics on women and HIV/AIDS in the U.S. including the number of new cases by race, geography, and age. Transgender, lesbian, and bisexual women are also counted. Some statistics on men are included. Insurance coverage, poverty, drug use, sexual abuse, and treatment programs are also listed. At the beginning of the report, a history of HIV/AIDS is shown from 1981 – 2013.


Shelby County Women’s Health Report Card


This site, provided by the University of Memphis Center for Research on Women, gives statistics about the state of women’s health in Shelby County, Tennessee. It shows statistics on reproductive health, wellness practices, sexually transmitted infections, chronic illness, and other health statistics.

The State of Children in Memphis and Shelby County: Data Book


“The State of Children in Memphis & Shelby County: Data Book” provides statistics about the state of children in Memphis & Shelby County, Tennessee. Written by the Urban Child Institute, information is provided on education, demographics, health, family and home environment for children. Women in abusive relationships by zip code is also shown. Past Data Books going back to 2006 are listed.

Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture


The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture’s on-line edition is an updated version of the the book that was originally published in 1998.  Students, teachers, and researchers can use this website to find information about Tennessee.  Topics are broken down into user friendly categories.  Popular subjects include the Civil War, Davy Crockett, Andrew Jackson and Daniel Boone.  This on-line version has updated and new entries, over 500 images, and also video and audio files.

National Women’s Health Resource Center


Healthywomen.org is a comprehensive site covering all issues of women’s health.  Choose “Health Topics A-Z” to learn more about Acupuncture, Breastfeeding, Eating Disorders or any number of topics.  Or, click on “Health Centers” for in-depth information in one of the following areas: Metabolic Syndromes, Midlife Health, Reproductive Health or Sexual Health.