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Aging Well -- A Health and Wellness Village for Mature Adults - Information on health and safety, eating well, fitness, healing, and prescriptions.
AIDSinfo - AIDS education and resources for patients, general public, health care providers and researchers. From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
AIDS Resource List - Many links to AIDS sites on the Internet.
Alzheimer Web - Links to Alzheimer's associations; other information and links to other health sites.
Alzheimer's Association - Caregiver resources; fact sheets; online brochures; medical information; public policy; Alzheimer's reading list; links to related sites.
American Cancer Society - Cancer information; American Cancer Society publications; alternative methods; guidelines; prevention; detection and treatment; Cancer Society events; links to other cancer sites.
American Heart Association - Take their "risk assessment test" to find out if you are at risk for heart disease; information for families about healthy living including nutrition and fitness; resources for patients and caregivers.
American Institute for Cancer Research - Information from the leading national cancer organization in the field of diet, nutrition and cancer. Consumer information; diet and cancer; recipes for health; research; links to nutrition sites.
American Medical Association - Links to consumer health information -- general health, healthy gourmet, first aid;human atlas; adolescent and women's health; personal and family health history; AIDS information center; searchable database of more than 650,000 U.S. physicians.
Atlas of the Body - American Medical Association's guide to the human body. Diagrams and information on the torso, muscular system, skeletal system, the heart, and more.
Autism Resources - FAQs about autism; advice to parents; treatment methods; research information; links to autism-related sites.
Biosciences - Index to medical, biological, veterinary and pharmacy resources on the Internet.
BlackHealthNet - Health information of interest to African-Americans.
CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service - Search for clinical trials; find out information about physicians and medical centers performing clinical research; learn about newly-approved drug therapies.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - About the CDC; information on diseases; health risks; prevention guidelines; traveler's health information; morbidity and mortality reports; publications; health statistics.
Computer Related Repetitive Strain Injury - The kinds of injuries that can be caused by computer work; lists the symptoms of RSL; discusses prevention and includes pictures of right and wrong ways to type.
Consumer Information Pamphlets on Health - Pamphlets from the Consumer Information Center in Pueblo, Colorado.
Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs - Selected drug reports, consumer news and alerts on medicines.
CTDNews Online - From the Center for Workplace Health, information on CTD (cumulative trauma disorder); links to other ergonomics-related Web sites.
CyberDiet - Information on nutrition, calories, fat, sodium and more; searchable database of foods (including fast food chains) gives fat, calorie and other nutritional counts; enter your height and weight and receive a customized nutritional profile; food exchanger, find your target heart rate; see how many calories are burned by activity.
DailyMed - From the National Institutes of Health, information about marketed drugs, including FDA labels (package inserts). Resource of medication content and labeling.
Diabetes Home Page - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site on diabetes; fact sheet; diabetes control programs; articles from the CDC; links to related Internet sites.
DisabilityInfo.gov - Online connection to the Federal government's disability-related information and resources. Links of interest to people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and other community members.
Diseases, Disorders and Related Topics - Directory of information available on the Internet arrange by MeSH (US National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings).
Doctor Details, Indiana State Medical Association - Search for a doctor in Indiana. Information on geographic location, education, contact information, specialty, hospital affiliation, language spoken, Medicare and Medicaid acceptance.
Doctor's Guide to the Internet - Patient Edition - General interest health information; medical news; new medical sites of the week; Internet medical resources; information and resources for patients on a variety of topics such as AIDS, allergies, Alzheimers, arthritis, asthma, breast cancer, hypertension, migraines, obesity, more.
Drug Database - Database of drug information, browsable by generic or trade name.
Drug Digest - Search for prescribed drugs and herbs, conditions and treatments, check for interactions, compare drugs.
Drugs.com - Prescription drug information for consumers and professionals.
Easy-to-Read Health and Medical Sites - Links to health information for the layperson.
FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) - FDA News; information on foods, drugs, tobacco, radiological health; cosmetics, toxicology, more.
FDA Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition - Articles on food, cosmetics, medicines, medical devices and radiation-producing devices.
Facts & Research Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs - Facts on alcohol and drugs and the problems they cause. Current issues, additional topics, bibliographies, information packages.
Family.com Health - Mayo Clinic information focusing on family and children's health; ask the pediatrician.
FedStats : Health Statistics - Links to Federal agencies that provide statistics on health issues.
FireSafety.gov - Information resource for eliminating residential fire deaths.
Food and Nutrition Information Center - Information and educational materials in the area of food and human nutrition.
Getting Well: Drug Information - From the PDR (Physician's Desk Reference)
Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Health Sources - An index of health sites.
HealthCentral - Top health news; Dr. Dean Edell, health profile; centers that include hot topics, alternative medicine, fitness information, life issues, wellness, conditions; medical columnists.
HealthDay - Daily updates in health news and information.
HealthFinder - Compiled by the Federal government, this site provides a gateway to health publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, support groups, and agencies; "Tours" sections leads to information on selected topics such as AIDS, cancer, heart disease, children's health, minority health, women's health, and older adults.
Healthier US.gov - Federal government site spotlighting physical fitness, nutrition, prevention and behavioral aspects of health.
HealthLinks - List of links to electronic medical and health information.
Healthopedia - Medical encyclopedia, drug and medication information, medical symptoms, diseases and conditions, surgery and procedures, more.
Healthtouch Online - Searchable database of prescription and over-the-counter medications; information on health, wellness, diseases and illnesses.
HealthWorld - Health "village" offering nutrition, wellness, home and self-care, public health, clinical information.
HeartPoint - Information on the heart in health and in disease; news items on heart healthcare; food that is heart-smart; managing your health and healthcare.
Home Safety Council - Home safety tips and plans, link to CodeRedRover safety site for children, SAFE HOME online brochures.
Hospice of the Calumet Area - Information on Hospice, consumer brochures, program schedules, more.
Humor and Laughter: Health Benefits and Online Sources - Health benefits of laughter and humor, how humor improves mental and emothional health, social benefits of humorlist of online sources.
InteliHealth - Home of Johns Hopkins health information. Top health news, health library, daily pollen and pollution counts, Ask-The-Doc, USDA nutrition information, access to MEDLINE and other databases (some require free registration).
KidsHealth - Information about children's health; 3 levels of access -- parents, professional, or children.
KidsNutrition - News on healthy eating, kids' body mass index, kids' energy, adult energy needs; FAQs on topics like childhood nutrition, school lunches, picky eaters, etc.
Lake Area Unity Way Personal Crisis Directory - List of agencies providing assistance to area residents. (PDF file, 9 pages)
Lake County Public Library Community Resources On-Line - Search for agencies providing assistance by city, zip, county, type of assistance.
Layperson's Short Classification of Psychotherapeutic Drugs - Overview of common medications prescribed for mental health disorders.
Let's Move: America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids - Spearhead project of First Lady Michelle Obama to fight childhood obesity.
Lifelines Health Page - All kinds of information; especially good for nutrition and fitness; links to other web sites.
Lyme Disease Foundation - Information on symptoms, ticks, treatment of Lyme Disease.
Mayo Health O@sis - Wide range of health articles from Mayo Clinic; Newsletter; Resource Centers with information on topics such as diet and nutrition, pregnancy, child health, cancer, and heart.
MedicineNet - Information on diseases and treatment; Prescription and non-prescription drug information; Ask the Experts; Medical dictionary; Medical/Health news; List of poison centers.
MedlinePlus - Health topics; drug information; medical encyclopedia; dictionaries; health news; directories; other esources.
Merck Manual Home Edition - Comprehensive medical information from the Merck Manual.
mylifepath.com - Health management information from Blue Cross.
National Library of Medicine - Access to free MEDLINE searching, medical news, publications, information programs.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - Health information on topics related to the heart, lungs, or blood.
National Mental Health Information Center - Clearinghouse of information compiled by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
National Osteoporosis Foundation - Index for consumer information on osteoporosis.
NIH Senior Health - Health information for older adults.
NOAH: New York Online Access to Health - Guide in Spanish and English to latest health information and resources from volunteer and local government agencies and from other health sites on the Internet. Main focus is on aging, AIDS, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis.
The Nutrition Source - Nutrition information from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Nutri-Facts - Nutrition facts, food labels, diet and fitness information.
Nutrition.gov - Federal government clearinghouse for nutrition information.
OCD - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - Wealth of information about OCD, searchable.
OnHealth: Your Personal Guide to Health - Daily health tips; indepth reports on current topics; disease database; more.
OncoLink - Cancer information and links from the University of Pennsylvania. Good starting point for cancer information.
Parents Place.com - Children's Health Center - Featuring Ask the Pediatrician, interactive answers to pediatric questions, articles on healthcare, children's health resources.
Parkinson's Web - Information on Parkinson's; Parkinson's Primer; diagnosing Parkinson's; treatments; research; support resources; more.
Patient Advocacy Numbers - Over 150 organizations to contact for information, assistance and further medical resources.
Patient's Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Images and basic medical information; learn about CTS and what doctors will do for you if you have it.
PharmInfoNet - Searchable drug database; information on diseases and medical conditions; glossary of terminology.
President's Countil on Physical Fitness and Sports - About the Council; learn about exercise, physical activity and health information; resources for coaches, teachers, health care and fitness professionals.
RxList - Searchable database for converting generic drug names to trade names and vice versa.
Safe Medication - Search for medications, how to administer medications, pharmacist questions and answers. From the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.
St. Jude Hospital - Information on St. Jude's; news and information on childhood cancers, AIDS, other diseases; links to other health and pediatric health sites.
SIDS Network - Information about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, from medical information to grief support; links to other web sites on SIDS, sibling grief, pregnancy and infant loss, SIDS research, other infant deaths.
Smallpox - Information from the United States Department of Health & Human Services.
Smokefree.gov - Learn how to quit smoking, get expert help, access print resources on smoking cessation.
Social Statistics Briefing Room : Health Statistics - Federal government statistics on health issues such as vital statistics, use of health services, prevention and risk, health status, reportable diseases, health care expenditures.
Spine-Health - Information on back pain, neck pain, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, spinal stenosis and osteoporosis.
State Health Facts Online - Health and health policy information for all fifty states and US territories.
Stuttering Foundation of America - Online resources for those who stutter and their families, research into the causes of stuttering, advice on choosing a therapist, costs, goals and expectations.
Sun Safety - From the Environmental Health Center of the National Safety Council, tips on preventing harmful effects of the sun, sun safety activity guide, kid's sun fun, health effects of UV radiation, risks from overexposure to UV radiation.
Thrive@pathfinder - Time-Warner site with full-text articles from professional and consumer publications.
Tobacco Information & Prevention Sourcepage - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site containing tobacco in the news, Surgeon General's report, research reports, how to quit; educational materials, publications.
Travel Health Information - Links to short, informative articles on diseases throughout the world as well as required vaccinations. Links to other information on traveling while pregnant, motion and altitude sickness, how to plan for health needs when traveling abroad.
Virtual Hospital - Descriptions of all known ailments; possible treatments; an occasional X-ray image.
Voice of the Diabetic - Site with quarterly newsletters containing articles, recipes, columns and advice.
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