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Consumer Health Resources
From the National Library of Medicine. Medline Plus offers a collection of authoritative health information, including articles, extensive drug information, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
Health Organizations and Associations:
American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Medical Association
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Stroke Association
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
EMSC: Emergency Medical Services for Children
Food and Drug Administration
Foundation Fighting Blindness
HIV Insite from UC San Francisco
JDRF: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
KidsHealth -- from the Nemours Foundation
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
National Association For Down Syndrome
National Cancer Institute
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Council on the Aging
National Headache Foundation
National Institutes of Health -- Consumer Health Information
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Sleep Foundation
U.S. Administration on Aging
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- "leading America to better health, safety and well-being".
General Health Resources:
American Federation for Aging Research- infoaging.org
The Adolescent Wellness and Reproductive Education Foundation
Cancer.gov- Cancer Information
CDC National Prevention Information Network
Nation's largest collection of information and resources on HIV/AIDS, STD and TB prevention.
Cleveland Clinic Health Information Center
"Health information for the whole family from the American Academy of Family Physicians"
FedStats: Health Statistics
FirstGov for Consumers: Health
Information and products for a healthier life.
Federal government consumer health information resources
Online health initiatives from the U.S. Department of Health
Household Products Database
From the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine.
Sponsored by Aetna Insurance Company, features information from Harvard Medical School.
Legacy National Tobacco Documents
Tobacco industry information provided by the University of California, San Francisco.
Articles written by physicians and reviewed by a team of health professionals
From WebMD, provides professional-level articles.
Mental Health Net
Comprehensive source for mental health information.
Merck Manual of Medical Information
National Cancer Institute's 5 a Day for Better Health
National Health Information Center
Health Information Resource Database that includes 2,000 U.S. organizations and government offices that provide health information.
National SIDS Resource Center
Information on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
National Women's Health Information Center
NOAH: New York Access to Health
Bilingual consumer health information.
Nutrition Resources Compiled By NVCC Librarians
OBGYN.net: The Universe of Womens Health
Content provided by practitioners, and a subject directory of Web resources
PDR.Net: Getting Well Network
Consumer information from the producers of the Physician's Desk
A search engine that searches all the data in Medline, displaying the most relevant results first.
Internet Drug Index
From the United States Department of Health & Human Services, information on diet and exercise divided into four steps that will lead you to a healthier lifestyle.
Stanford Health Library
"A free and open-to-the-public consumer health information library that provides scientifically-based medical information to help people make informed decisions about their health and health care" from Stanford University.
USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory
Food composition and nutrition information.
World Health Organization
Yahoo: Diseases and Conditions Page
CDC's National Physical Activity Initiative
Your connection to a lifestyle of fitness, nutrition and health.
HowStuffWorks - Health
Sponsored by the American Heart Association.
President's Challenge- You're it. Get fit!
Shape Up America!