Medical resource provides comprehensive and authorative information and
news on diseases, symptoms, tests, surgery, injuries, nutrition,
medications, and poisons. Focuses on family and community health.
Parkinson Disease Association: The disease, local referrals,
support groups, research funding
- American Stroke
Association - Info on strokes
- Ask a Doctor -
Personal answers to medical questions from 3 physicians. Thousands of
board-certified doctors who answer questions by e-mail, usually within
an hour. $16.95 per question.
Line's Free Health Information This index includes listings of toll-free
numbers and Web site addresses of organizations that provide useful
health-related information. A really great source of information on all
sorts of topics.
A full featured site covering every aspect of the disease.
- Covers all
different types of cancer with searches and lots of information.
Alliance Information resource on long term care.
for Disease Control and Prevention
site is the most comprehensive resource for reporting on chronic health
conditions and disabilities on the national, state, and local level
- Consumer Reports drug
evaluation. Prescription drugs can be expensive, even if you
have insurance coverage. But there are medicines that can effectively
meet your medical needs and give you better value for your health care
dollar. Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs is a free public education
service from the nonprofit Consumers Union. Reports on the drugs in
various categories can be downloaded to print out and discuss with your
(American Diabetes Association Center) Do you have diabetes and not know it? Take
(children with) - Food,
diet, dictionary. Diabetes basics, message boards, chat rooms. Links
Interview News - Free weekly e-newsletter for people with diabetes. To
subscribe, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org, and write "subscribe" in the body of the
(Joslin Diabetes Center) - Request a free booklet on the
latest research, a copy of their magazine and a list of their
affiliated clinics and centers.
Learning Center - Diabetes
information and resources provided
by Healthline. Very comprehensive.
for a health letter via E-mail. Extensive array of information on many
health topics. Indexed for easy lookup.
- DrugWatch a comprehensive Web site database featuring
extensive information about
thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or
previously available worldwide.
Dr. Dean The famous HealthCentral explores the
doctor's expertise and links to information.
and Drug Administration US Government's great index of many health
Government and non-profit health related search site.
- Health and Age
- Nutrition advice and information on various diseases and conditions.
Include Alzheimer's, falls, injuries, vision.
very comprehensive site covering all aspects of the disease. News,
search, library, etc.
Hayes Hospital care for physical disabilities, chronic
& disabling diseases.
Hopkins Medical Center - Intelihealth
- KidsHealth -
KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing
doctor-approved health information about children from before birth
through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for
Children's Health Media.
Tests Online Help in understanding your lab
test results (i.e. cholesterol screening). Designed by various medical
experts to help consumers understand more about clinical tests.
- health and wellness. Special
focus: blood pressure and hypertension. Blood pressure kiosk locator
(just enter your zip code/address and see a map of nearby kiosks) and
on-line health charting.
Clinic. Search for topics. New articles posted frequently. Info on
- Medicare - The
Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare
- Up to date info and activities that act as "Your guide through the
Medicare maze." Benefits under the new Medicare law.
- MedecineNet Search engine, Diseases,
Conditions, Procedures & Tests, Medications, Medical
Dictionary, Healthy Living, informational audio recordings. A great
site, easy to use with lots of valuable information.
- Medical Help Line
- Specific medical qquestions addressed by medical professionals.
People with the condition join in.
- MedScape -
Specialty pages, search, Today's News.
Diseases and conditions and drugs to treat them. Explains use of drugs,
how each should be taken and side effects.
is a health and wellness information site that provides facts
you can understand and tips you can use, when you need them most.
Council Against Health Fraud a private nonprofit, voluntary health agency
that focuses upon health misinformation, fraud, and quackery
Institutes of Health
- National Institute on
Aging health information for older people.
Institue of Neurological Disorders and Stoke Guides to common neurological
Parkinson's Foundation: Advocacy and information
WebForum: Online patient and caregiver discussions
Checker, Daily briefing, Wellness Manager, Ask the Expert, references
& links galore.
Web, Harvard University: Information and links
facts on supplements and herbal remedies. A Guide to Health Fraud,
Foundation (Non-profit)- Cancer 411, a comprehensive
cancer library and resource
Dept Health and Human Services
US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
STATES PHARMACOPEIA promotes public health by
establishing and disseminating officially recognized standards of
quality and authoritative information for the use of medicines and
other health care technologies by health professionals, patients, and
- WebMD -free
information on a wide range of conditions and diseases.