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adam - includes information on diseases, symptoms, therapies, tests, treatments, drugs, and news.
Addiction Resource Guide - directory of treatment programs, alcoholism, addictions substance abuse and chemical dependency.
All Allergy - directory of links to allergies, asthma, and intolerance and related resources on the Internet. The articles are organized by subjects and identified with content ratings, the target audience, and the type of originator. The databases are searchable by keywords or categories.
American Academy of Ophthalmology - site provides the latest information and innovations about allergies and asthma. Information on allergy specialists, diagnosis and treatment, and support organizations are available in the patient/public resource center menu.
America's Best HMOs - U.S. News Online's state-by-state rankings of 271 of the nation's managed-care plans. It also provides the scores for 28 measures of quality covering the categories of prevention, adults' access to care, member satisfaction, physicians' credentials, and children's access to care.
America's Housecall Network - useful and comprehensive search tool for all health issues. You can look up any number of ailments and diseases.
arthritisLINK - patient information on rheumatology, diseases and drugs, information for general practitioners and more.
Autism Society of America (ASA) - The official ASA Web site provides basic description of the disorder, its causes, diagnosis, and definitions of relevant terms.
BCOM - Baylor College of Medicine Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences
BioWEB - Biorhythms on the Web
Blindness Resource Center - Has hundreds of links related to computer technology for persons with visual impairments and blindness
BMJ Britian Medical Journal - On-line current issue and information from previous issues, conferences and additional pubilcations from Britian's prestigous medical journal.
The Body - an AIDS and HIV information resource
Breath of Life - Online exhibition at the National Library of Medicine examines the history of asthma, the experiences of people with asthma, and contemporary efforts to understand the disease.
CDC Diabetes - features state contacts, articles, a Diabetes Fact Sheet and an opportunity to ask about diabetes.
Cancer Page - "Created for patients and their loved ones, we are your trusted source for the latest news, research, and information on prevention, detection, and treatment. We're here as a complete cancer information and community resource to help at a time when you or your loved ones may be frightened or uncertain."
Cancer Statistics for 1998 - American Cancer Society site offers information on the causes, treatment and prevention, and financial costs of all types of cancer and statistics for fourteen specific cancers, including cancer in children, leukemia, breast, lung, skin, and colon / rectum cancer.
Caregiver Network - An online resource center for caregivers of the ill and/or elderly. Find information on government agencies, in-home care, products/services, support groups, medical information, and bulletin boards
Certified Doctor - verify that your specialist is board certified or search for a physician in your area.
Children's Medical Center of Dallas - As one of the country's most highly regarded pediatric facilities, Children's offers diagnosis and treatment for a wide spectrum of childhood diseases and disorders.
Deepak Chopra - "melding modern theories of quantum physics with the timeless wisdom of ancient cultures."
Clinical Pharmacology 2000 - has information on prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbs, and nutritional supplements. It includes new and investigational drugs. Entries cover use, interactions, dosage, adverse effects, and off-label uses.
Columbia/HCA - "The Premier Healthcare Information Site on the World Wide Web"
Consumer MedHelp - Home of Consumer-Oriented Medical Products, Publications, & Services
Cool Tools - calculate your target heart rate, aerobic capacity.
CyberDiet - site for nutrition and diet information. Calculate your target heart rate, ideal weight, the number of calories you burn while performing various activities or use CyberDiet's 'Daily Food Planner' to plan healthy meals. Nutritional information for fresh and packaged foods, recipes, sample menus, and exercise tips are also included.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2000 - Guidelines for scientifically grounded suggestions for diets that promote good health. Safe food handling guidelines along with emphasis on physical activity, not just for weight management, but as a key to healthy living in general.
Digestive Diseases - Information about treatments, symptoms, and causes of digestive diseases; how your digestive system works, diagnostic tests, statistics, and a dictionary of terms. From the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
doctorpage - More targeted links to more actual doctors & physicians websites than any other source.
DocsOnline - Locate a dentist, physician, or hospital
ER Watch - searchable database of real emergency room cases from 100 US hospitals using the latest government data.
Environmental Diseases from A to Z - This presentation (one disease for each letter of the alphabet) provides basic information on environmental diseases. It's written for the middle and high school student and includes pronunciation. The site also provides factsheets, pamphlets, a questions and answers section, and an extensive library of resources on the topic.
eSkeletons Project, The - site provides valuable anatomical information to medical students and zoologists . Besides offering a complete human skeleton (that rotates), the eSKeletons Project lets you investigate the difference between human and baboon skeletons.
Family Caregiver Alliance - A source for long term care, resources and services for "caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, ALS and related brain disorders." There are fact sheets on a variety of diseases, diagnosis, and research. There are also statistics, a section on public policy issues, and links to related sites.
The Family Village Project The Family Village Project is a virtual community constructed on behalf of children with disabilities or special health care needs and their families.
First Aid - learn first aid today. Tomorrow you might need to know.
GenBank - NIH's genetic sequence database
Growth Charts - From the Centers for Disease Control, pediatric growth charts for infants, children, and adolescents in the United States.
Growth House, Inc. - international directory of the "best of the net" sites related to terminal illness, hospice and home care, suicide, death with dignity, and related topics
HCA - the Healthcare Company
HeadLice - Covers various treatments, preventative measures, and diagnosis of head lice. Also has current news and developments relating to lice, information on the biology of the louse, information on scabies, a discussion of lindane, and much more.
Healing People - "Your source for complementary and alternative medicine."
Health Allies for innovations in Health Care from a Health Care specialist
Health Answers - Resource for patients offers news stories, related links, and drug information. With descriptions of tests and treatments for various symptoms.
Health Care Reality Check - a volunteer network of healthcare professionals working to provide the public with convenient and reliable information about alternative medicine claims, products and services.
Health Education - Health Education Tool for High School and College Age Students
Health Gate - Welcome to your source for health, wellness and biomedical information.
Health Grades - Savvy site that provides information to consumers that helps them select the best quality providers of medical care. You'll find info on over 5,000 hospitals, 600,000 physicians and numerous health plans.
Health Ink - Features a health quiz, fitness advice from an NFL trainer, alternative medicine information, and a medical glossary.
Health Mall - searchable database of over 4,800 retail health food stores
Health Source - Tips for a healthy, active life provided by Doctors Hospital/WBNS-TV, in Columbus, Ohio
Health Status - basic health calculators, calories, bmi, smoking costs, as well as the leading causes of death. Additionally, you may take a FREE health risk assessment, which based on your areas of risk and responses will generate a personalized report and links to other web resources.
Healthology - live, interactive audio broadcasts and original, feature articles.
Healthtouch - Offers consumers accurate information on dozens of health topics and diseases.
HealthyWay (Sympatico) - Over 9,000 links to the best Internet sites and over 6,100 links to Canadian health\medical associations.
Health World Online - A resource for health information, blending natural, alternative, and conventional health information.
Healthy Weight - featuring an interactive BMI calculator, news about weight management and information for a healthy lifestyle.
Heart, The - a virtual tour by Franklin Institute of Science
HerbMed - an interactive, electronic herbal database - provides hyperlinked access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health.
HIV InSite - information on treatment, policy, research, epidemiology, and prevention
Hidden Killers: Deadly Viruses - site that explores virus basics, profiling thirteen of the most common viruses known to man -- HIV, influenza, hepatitis, measles, polio, ebola, etc. In addition, the site discusses how the body fights these viruses and explores the potential military uses of them.
HouseCall - "America's complete health information source"
Human Anatomy Online - over one hundred illustrations of the human body with animations and thousands of descriptive links.
Imaginis - resource for information on medical imaging, wellness and healthcare issues.
Independent Living USA - complete website of disability, and medical conditions. This site is a resource for empowering people to live independently
InteliHealth - comprehensive collection of consumer health information from Johns Hopkins.
It's Epidemic - The main topic of the site is Epidemic diseases, but there is a lot information that relates to many different topics in education and life in general.
Joslin Diabetes Center - News alerts and announcements, a catalogue of publications, and discussion groups enlarge the sense of online community here.
Junk Science- examines questionable "scientific developments", focusing on the public health research arena.
Kids Health - KidsHealth is the Web site about kid's health information. It's an exciting, safe place for kids to find out more about their bodies and feelings.
C. Everett Koop Institute - founded by the former Surgeon General and dedicated to the improvement of medical education and health care.
Learn CPR - Explains how to do Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on adults, children, and infants using illustrated diagrams. Includes a QuickTime video, CPR links, and facts about CPR. Interesting questions about CPR are answered by the medical doctor who researched and designed the site.
LOCATORplus - This is the Web-based catalog that replaces the telnet-based online card catalog of the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library. Users can search to see if NLM owns a particular journal title, book, audiovisual, or report.
Longevity Game, The - calculate how long you can live based on life insurance industry research; created by Nortwestern Mutual Life.
Medicaid - Federal-State health insurance program for certain low-income and needy people
Mediconsult - medical information for the well informed
Medical Images with MediClip - This site provides searchable and browsable access to thousands of color, greyscale, and black and white images from eight collections that include cardiology, human or veterinary anatomy, and clinical Ob/Gyn.
Medical World Search - If medical resources are what you're looking for online this search engine should be right at the very top of your hotlist
MEDLINEplus - "information pages are designed to direct you to resources containing information that will help you research your health questions."
MEDguide - 'The Internet's Premier Medical and Health Search Engine.'
Medref - indexes hundreds of medical sites on the web and functions as a starting place to begin a web search.
Medscape - the online resource for better patient care
MedSite - database of healthcare related site on the Internet
MedWeb - Biomedical Internet Resources
Muscle and Fitness - not just muscle, not just fitness.Both. Includes audio clips of a celebrity interview, features on training, nutrition and sex, and muscle-aneous (their word) other things.
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research - site offers information on sleep disorders and related resources for both the general public and the scientific community. Patient and public information includes fact sheets, HealthBeat Radio News audio clips, public service announcements, an interactive quiz, and related resources.
NetWellness - The value of consumer health information on the Web increases a good bit with the addition of NetWellness. Developed by the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and other well-regarded partners, the site not only offers info on various health topics but also a helpful "Ask an Expert" section.
OBGYN - The Universe of Women's Health
Obesity- news, information and online community support for people concerned with health, fitness, and weight issues and weight loss.
OncoLink - U. of Penn. Cancer Resource Center
Online Surgery - a site that broadcasts surgery live over the Internet.
Operation Lifesaver - prevent deaths and injuries at highway-rail grade crossings and along railroad rights-of-way.
Pharmaceutical Information Network - Looking for information on pharmaceutical (as opposed to recreational) drugs? The Pharmaceutical Information Network is the place to go. A great search tool and a wealth of discussion databases make this site one of the Web's most informative and helpful medical tools.
Pharmacy Web Guide - for pharmacy students and pharmacist. Structured links to sites of Interest and Importance. An Extensive Links Centre.
PharmWeb - database of information on the Web for patients and health professionals
Poison Center Answer Book - site has information about common poisons including insect bites, lyme disease, snake bites, mushrooms, pesticides, and food poisoning. It also includes a babysitters guide, poisoning prevention tips, emergency first aid information, and a section on pet poisoning.
Pollen - Click on the U.S. map or enter your ZIP code to see pollen alerts for your area, the predominant type of pollen, and a four-day forecast based on 1,470 biological and meterorological factors.
Post-Polio-Med - a forum for questions and answers to and from post-polio syndrome researchers, physicians and other post-polio syndrome medical professionals, polio survivors, family, friends, students and others who are interested in post- polio syndrome.
PREVLINE - Information on drugs, alcohol, drug abuse, prevention, treatment and education from the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.
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RxList - The Internet Drug Index - Includes brand and generic names and category (antiviral, antitussive, etc.) for everything from amoxicillin to maalox to zantac
RxTV - online prescription for good health, featuring current medical stories, RealVideo clips, and links.
Share Guide, The - A holistic health magazine focusing on alternative medicine, personal growth, and environmental awareness, with loads of great links
SleepNet - "One of SleepNet's goals is to link all the sleep information located on the internet. As new sites become available they will be linked here."
Stanford Healthlink - a community outreach project that aims to connect global online users with a world of medical and health care resources, online and off.
Thrive Online - This site is about what's good for you. Find out which foods prevent fatigue, learn about exercise and fitness, research diseases and drugs, or participate in practical, helpful message boards committed to healthy living.
Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) - Official site of the TSA, a national organization dedicated to providing "accurate and up-to-date information about Tourette Syndrome, its treatment, relevant scientific research, and consumer services."
TransWeb - announcements, testimonials, reports, press releases, policy changes, an organ-donation FAQ, newsgroup postings, and other information for medical professionals, patients, and family members.
Univ. of California San Diego Health Guide - "UCSD Healthcare offers you concise information on more than 300 health topics, in six major topic areas," including child & adolescent health; women's health; senior's health; heart health - cardiology; general health; and cancer information.
Urology Channel - site dealing with such urological issues as incontience, impotence, prostate cancer and other cancers of the urinary tract. Individuals can ask questions and get free anonymous answers from a board certified urologist.
Vesalius - This beautiful resource offers detailed interactive models of human anatomy to the medical community, but it is fascinating and educational for a general audience as well.
VSB Corp. - Financial Resources For People Living With Any Life Threatening Illness
Web Health Network - database of over 1.2 Million health care providers nationwide. Each physician's listing includes area of expertise and contact information.
WelchWeb - Welch Medical Library Johns Hopkins Univ.
WellNess Interactive Network - a medically specific search engine accessing the top Medical Gopher Servers, Medical E-Mail User Groups, Medical Databases and thousands of health, fitness, and medical information resources on the Internet.
What About AIDS? - presents information about the biology, epidemiology, prevention and world's response to the epidemic.
You First - free 'You First' Health Assessment
Your Cancer Risk - The Harvard School of Public Health launches an online cancer-risk assessment tool. Just answer a few questions at the free Your Cancer Risk site.
Your Surgery - Site offers multimedia tours of surgical procedures to educate patients. It has descriptions of operations, information about possible complications, postoperative care, and alternative surgical options.