Health

 

 

General Health

http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/health.htm/ : Consumer Information Catalog-Health (U.S. General Services Administration) - A variety of resources from the U.S. government, from their Consumer Information Catalog. Includes topics such as menopause, anxiety disorders and headaches.

http://www.healthfinder.gov/ : Healthfinder (tm) (Department of Health and Human Services) -  A gateway to consumer health and human services information from the U. S. government.

http://www.healthy.net/tour/ : HealthWorld - also offers free MEDLINE searching and access to other bibliographic health and non-health databases. Other information services offered include an audio library of health messages, nutrition information, and an "Ask the Doctor" column.

http://www.medscape.com/home (registration required)
Medscape - offers free MEDLINE and simultaneous searching of its other databases. It includes full-text, peer-reviewed clinical articles with graphics, annotated links to Internet resources, and medical news.

http://www.seniornet.org/ : Created for Net-surfing older adults, this site offers informtion about healhtcare issues of interest to older persons.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/ : PubMed (National Center for Biotechnology Information) - A project developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine. The PubMed provides access to MEDLINE, PREMEDLINE, and links to selected full text journals on the Web.

http://www.fi.edu/learn/heart/ : The development and structure of the heart, including how to monitor it and keep it healthy.

http://www.ncahf.org/ : National Council Against Health Fraud - You'll find background and authoritative information about the food trends and fads discussed everywhere else on the Internet.

http://www.parasolemt.com.au : First Aid Online - Info about first aid supplies, as well as hints on what first aid to use for common conditions and injuries.

http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/ Lead Poisoning Prevention information from the Centers for Disease Control

http://jama.ama-assn.org/ : The Journal of the American Medical Association((JAMA)-)The home page of the world's most widely read medical journal. It contains the table of contents for the most recent issue and the text of past issues, plus other useful information.

http://www.psychology.org/ : Encyclopedia of Psychology

 

Directories

These sites provide you with a starting place for hundreds of links to health resources. Please remember that not all links lead to reliable sources of health information.

http://health.yahoo.com/ : A health directory found in the famous Yahoo Internet directory.

 

Government Sources

http://www.hhs.gov/ : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - The DHHS web server provides information on the mission, programs, organizations, initiatives, activities, and impact of the DHHS on the health and well-being of the American public.

http://www.fda.gov/ : Food and Drug Administration

http://www.cancer.gov : National Cancer Institute

http://www.who.int/en/ : World Health Organization

http://www.nih.gov/ : National Institutes of Health - The NIH is the government's focal point for biomedical research. This comprehensive site links many of the 24 member institutes including the Public Health Service. Some of these member institutues are listed separately on this page.

http://www.cdc.gov/ : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

http://www3.niaid.nih.gov : National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Disease

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ : National Library of Medicine

 

Nutrition

http://www.eatright.org/ : The American Dietetic Association and its National Center for Nutrition & Dietetics

http://www.healthy.net/index.html/ : HealthWorld - also offers free MEDLINE searching and access to other bibliographic health and non-health databases. Other information services offered include an audio library of health messages, nutrition information, and an "Ask the Doctor" column.

http://www.nutrition.org/ : American Society for Nutritional Sciences

 

Medical Organizations

http://www.americanheart.org/ : American Heart Association - Offers an online risk assessment test, plus exceptional nutrition and fitness resources.

http://www.diabetes.org/ : American Diabetes Association

http://www.arthritis.org/ : Arthritis Foundation - This site presents information on pain management, news releases focusing on new treatment, and articles from Arthritis Today magazine.

http://www.ama-assn.org/ : American Medical Association - A great source for Web versions of AMA journals.

 

Cancer

http://www.cancer.gov/ : National Cancer Institute

http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary/ : Cancer Dictionary (National Cancer Institute)

http://www.cshl.org/ncipan/centers.html/ : Comprehensive Cancer Centers (National Cancer Institute)

http://www.oncolink.upenn.edu/ : OncoLink - An award-wining site, it lets you research cancer according to type.

http://www.y-me.org/ : Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization - includes a list of frequently asked questions about breast cancer, instructions on breast self-exam, guidelines for mammography, and a bibliography.

http://www.cancer.org/ : American Cancer Society

http://www.upmccancercenters.com/  :  UPMC Cancer Centers

http://www.abta.org/ : American Brain Tumor Association Dictionary for Patients

http://yalecancercenter.org/  :  Yale Cancer Canter