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  • Achoo!
    Achoo brings to its readers comprehensive healthcare information, including clinical medicine, alternate medicine, and the business aspects of medicine.
  • Alzheimer´s Association
    The Alzheimer’s Association, nearly 200 chapters strong, is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and helping those affected by the disease. This site provides targeted information — for persons with Alzheimer’s disease, caregivers, health care professionals, researchers, or media.
  • AMA Health Insight
    The hallmark of this site is the use of medical reviewers for all medical content. The reviewers are medical experts in their respective medical specialties. The American Medical Association launched this site in 1997.
  • American Association of Retired Persons
    AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to helping older Americans achieve lives of independence, dignity and purpose. AARP excels as a dynamic presence in every community, shaping and enriching the experience of aging for each member and for society.
  • American Diabetes Association
    The American Diabetes Association is the nation´s leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.
  • American Dietetic Association
    The American Dietetic Association site offers an overwhelming amount of practical nutrition information, including a "Rate Your Plate" quiz. The site also offers free referrals to dietitians in your area.
  • American Lung Association
    This leading organization on lung diseases has documents about asthma and other diseases of the lungs in both English and Spanish. Visitors to the site can sign up for two free electronic newsletters.
  • American Self-Help Clearinghouse
    Superior search engine for locating self-help mutual aid groups and clearinghouses for all conditions. Also information on ordering the Self-Help Sourcebook and literature on starting a group.
  • Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
    The AAFA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for and controlling asthma and allergic diseases. Their web site offers educational information, support groups, training materials, and a list of local chapters.
  • Autism Center
    The Autism Center is one of several "Empowerment Resource Centers" provided by the publishers of Patient-Centered Guides. They consider their guides to be "a mix of medical, practical and emotional information, grounded in Western medicine, told by people who have been there." Each ´Center´ includes a variety of resources and a current list of related web sites.
  • Bipolar Disorders Center
    The Bipolar Disorders Center is one of several "Empowerment Resource Centers" provided by the publishers of Patient-Centered Guides. They consider their guides to be "a mix of medical, practical and emotional information, grounded in Western medicine, told by people who have been there." Each ´Center´ includes a variety of resources and a current list of related web sites.
  • CDC Travel Information
    A traveler´s guide to worldwide health information from the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Children with Diabetes
    This site features details about diabetes, its different types, insulin, hyperglycemia, ... and other terms related to diabetes condition. The site provides an huge amount of resources (a diabetes glossary, dietary information, etc.) and services (a discussion list).
    This site also includes contributions from individuals (including children) describing their life with diabetes, and much more. The on-line community for kids, families and adults with diabetes.
  • Clinical Trials
    This site from the National Institutes of Health offers information on more than 4,000 medical studies for hundreds of conditions. You get information on location, design, and purpose of a trial; the criteria for participation; and how to get in touch with the right people. The site also gives you clear information to help you weigh all the risks and benefits of joining a clinical trial.
  • COHIS: Community Outreach Health Information System
    COHIS, maintained by Boston University, is a central resource for health promotion and disease prevention. It makes use of the most current technology, including, hypertext, graphics, videos, and virtual reality 3D animations, to make learning more interactive.
  • Cyberdiet
    This comprehensive wellness site answers all your questions about adopting a healthy lifestyle. Aspects covered include diet, nutrition, exercise, self-assessment, psychology of change, and meditation. Personal success stories and interactive “ask the expert” opportunities offer inspiring human perspective and contact.
  • Discern
    Originally developed to evaluate consumer health print materials, Discern (the web site) contains a brief questionnaire that allows the user to assess the quality of a health information web site.
  • Discovery Health
    This robust web site is maintained by the Discovery Health Media. It includes audio, streaming video, and full text information on a wide variety of topics for the healthcare professional and consumer.
  • drkoop.com
    Drkoop.com is a consumer-focused interactive web site that provides users with comprehensive healthcare information on a wide variety of subjects, as well as access to medical databases, other publications, real-time medical news, interactive communities, interactive tools and opportunities to purchase healthcare-related products and services online.
  • Family Health International
    Family Health International works to improve reproductive and family health around the world through biomedical and social science research, innovative health service delivery interventions, training and information programs. The site may be viewed in English, French, Spanish and Russian.
  • FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    The web site of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration --- the nation´s foremost consumer protection agency. Easy-to-search information about drugs, cosmetics and food safety.
  • Food Allergy Network
    FAN is dedicated to bringing an increased public awareness to food allergies, and to provide educational and emotional support to those affected. The site includes allergy alerts, monthly recipes and daily tips, and identifies research studies.
  • Health On The Net
    The Health On the Net (HON) Foundation has developed a Code of Conduct to help standardize the reliability of medical and health information available on the World-Wide Web. The HONcode defines a set of rules to hold Web site developers to basic ethical standards. On HON´s site the user will find the code stated and a list of HON-rated quality health sites. HON also contains a medical search engine and a variety of other resources.
  • Healthtouch
    Healthtouch online brings together valuable information from trusted health organizations. The screens are uncluttered, and information is easy to access.
  • HealthWeb
    HealthWeb provides links to specific, evaluated information resources on the World-Wide Web selected by librarians and information professionals at leading academic medical centers in the Midwest. Selection emphasizes quality information aimed at assisting health care professionals as well as consumers in meeting their health information needs.
  • HeartPoint
    Created by medical professionals to provide patients with a source of reliable information about heart disease.
  • Hydrocephalus Center
    The Hydrocephalus Center is created especially for those with hydrocephalus and their families. It is one of several "Empowerment Resource Centers" provided by the publishers of Patient-Centered Guides. They consider their guides to be "a mix of medical, practical and emotional information, grounded in Western medicine, told by people who have been there." Each ´Center´ includes a variety of resources and a current list of related web sites.
  • InteliHealth
    InteliHealth is a joint venture of Aetna U.S. Healthcare and Johns Hopkins University and Health System launched in 1996. This peer reviewed site provides the latest tools and reference sources -- including dictionaries, database indexes, hospital locators, and more.
  • Internet Public Library
    The Internet Public Library is the first public library of the Internet. It serves the public by finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, describing, and creating quality information resources.
  • JAMA HIV & AIDS Information Center
    The Journal of the American Medical Association provides this site for doctors and other health professionals. The indepth articles, news stories, clinical guidelines, listings of support organizations and patient education materials will be of use to consumers as well.
  • JAMA Sexually Transmitted Disease Information Center
    The Journal of the American Medical Association provides this site for doctors and other health professionals. The indepth articles, news stories, clinical guidelines, listings of support organizations and patient education materials will be of use to consumers as well.
  • KidsHealth
    KidsHealth if for parents, kids and teens and has trainloads of accurate, up-to-date information about growth, food & fitness, childhood infections, immunizations, lab tests, medical and surgical conditions, and the latest treatments. You´ll find health games, How The Body Works animations, the KidsVote health poll, and tons of surprises.
  • Life On Wheels
    Life on Wheels is for wheelchair users who want to take charge of their life experiences. It is one of several "Empowerment Resource Centers" provided by the publishers of Patient-Centered Guides. They consider their guides to be "a mix of medical, practical and emotional information, grounded in Western medicine, told by people who have been there." Each ´Center´ includes a variety of resources and a current list of related web sites.
  • Major Search Engines and Directories
    Major search engines, directories and archives are reviewed, and a comparison chart is available.
  • Mayo Clinic Weight Management and Obesity  Site provides reliable information about what works in weight management and why it works.
  • Mayo Health O@sis
    Mayo Clinic Health Oasis is a comprehensive resource for Cancer, Diet and Nutrition, Heart, Pregnancy and Children, Medicine - Drug and Women´s Health. For each of these categories reference articles, questions answered by Mayo Clinic physicians and quizzes (with answer´s explanation) are provided.
  • Meals For You
    Recipes with nutritional content. Voted best on the web!
  • MedicineNet
    A comprehensive site for locating health and wellness information on the Internet.
  • Mediconsult.com
    This independent commercial site states that their mission is to provide timely, comprehensive, and accessible medical information on chronic medical conditions, utilizing the latest available technology to deliver information efficiently.
  • Mental Health Net
    Effective, well-researched treatments exist for most mental disorders, yet the majority of people who have severe mental illness are not treated. The goal of this site is to improve understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness throughout the world.
  • Mental Help Net
    One of the world´s largest guides to mental health, psychology, and psychiatry information online today. MHN provides information, community, and support resources to the world. The site offers free online books; dozens of support forums; job, search, journal, and workshop databases; and reviews of thousands of online resources.
  • My Virtual Encyclopedia - Mental Health
    A comprehensive listing of mental health sites.
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
    The site of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, an advocacy non-profit group based in Arlington VA for people with mental illness, their family members and friends. A great starting place for someone recently diagnosed with a mental illness.
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    The NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) conducts and supports basic and applied research and training and disseminates information on complementary and alternative medicine to practitioners and the public.
  • National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
    The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) is a grassroots network of individuals and organizations working on behalf of people with all types of cancer.
  • National Health Information Center
    NHIC is a health information referral service. Included here is the Healthy People 2000 and 2010 projects. It also lists Year 2000 National Health Observances by Month.
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Obesity Education Initiative
    Information you need to lose and control your weight.
  • National Mental Health Association
    The National Mental Health Association, through its national office and more than 300 affiliates nationwide, is dedicated to improving the mental health of all individuals and achieving victory over mental illnesses.
  • National Organization for Rare Diseases
    NORD is the only organization of its kind--a unique federation of more than 140 not-for-profit voluntary health organizations serving people with rare disorders and disabilities.
  • NetWellness
    NetWellness is a consumer health site created and evaluated by the faculty at the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, and Case Western Reserve University.
  • New Mexico AIDS InfoNet
    This informative site has an extensive list of fact sheets available to print or download and a bookmark list of over 400 AIDS web sites. The information is available in both English and Spanish.
  • NIH Health Information
    This is the home site for the government’s health research institutes, and includes toll-free numbers for medical information, lists of consumer publications, and links to quality resources including MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine’s consumer-oriented site.
  • Office of Rare Diseases
    Here you can find information on more than 6000 rare diseases, including current research, publications from scientific and medical journals, completed research, ongoing studies, and patient support groups.
  • Oncolink
    OncoLink was founded by Penn cancer specialists to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Through OncoLink you can get comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances. The site is updated daily and provides information at various levels, from introductory to in-depth.
  • OnHealth
    OnHealth covers breaking health issues, provides local health information by your choice of city, gives you access to experts and support groups, and continually expands and updates their databases of medical and health reference material.
  • Plastic Surgery Information Service
    This site is sponsored by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (PSEF). It provides background on the history and wide variety of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures as well as offering a plastic surgeon referral service.
  • PubMed
    National Library of Medicine´s search service to access the 9 million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to participating on-line journals), and other related databases.
  • Quackwatch
    A guide to health fraud, quackery and intelligent decisions maintained by Stephen Barrett, M.D.
  • RealAge
    RealAge provides "interactive tools to support your health decisions." These tools include a variety of online health assessments and healthcare guides. Free membership registration is necessary for access to these tools.
  • Reuters Health
    Daily news updates for both the consumer (free) and the health care professional (subscription fee charged).
  • Search Engine Showdown
    Greg R. Notess maintains this robust site. Included here are current magazine reviews, statistics, news, dead links information, and much more.
  • STD Prevention
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide this site for both the health care professional and the consumer.
  • TodoBebe.com
    TodoBebe.com is a Spanish website that supports parents before, during and after pregnancy. Parents and relatives can find answers to their most frequent questions, news, and information about this important stage of life. We also have forums so that they can share their experience with others, an automatic calendar to calculate the baby´s due date and a photo gallery so everybody can meet their newborn, among other useful tools.
  • Tufts University Nutrition Navigator
    Ratings of and Links to other Nutrition Sites. An excellent place to start your searches.
  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Operated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Basic health information and explanations. Updates on seasonal issues (influenza, food poisonings, swimming safety).
  • USA Today Healthline
    Offers consumers a brief synopsis of new health care research with full text reports available as well as information on a broad array of health topics.
  • Virtual Hospital
    Virtual Hospital is produced by the University of Iowa. It maintains current healthcare information and links to a variety of sites for both the health professional and consumer. A plus is its Virtual Children´s Hospital, for and about children´s healthcare concerns.
  • Women´s Health Interactive
    Features health care topics for women offered in a proactive learning style.
  • Worldwide Worksite Wellness Web
    This site contains a nice list of worksite wellness links maintained by the University of Michigan, Health Management Resource Center.
  • Yahoo! Health
    An excellent search engine and web guide. Click on Yahoo! to go directly into its "health" listings. Provides health research, expert advice, healthy recipes, and more.
  • Your Health Daily
    Offers professional and consumer information from the Medical Tribune News Service with links to discussion groups for patient information and support.
    Cancer
  • American Cancer Society
    Having cancer does not mean giving up control of your life. Advances in medical science mean hope foe better treatment options today and hope for a cure tomorrow.
  • CancerNet
    CancerNet provides information and support to cancer patients and those who care for them. CancerNet is maintained by the Association of Cancer Online Resources and includes access to cancer-related Internet mailing lists, links to other cancer resources and a variety of informational pages.
    Heart
  • American Heart Association
    Comprehensive information on heart disease and stroke as well as late breaking news.
    Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
 
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