American Medical Association
Great links to other medical sites
Be Informed: Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before You Have Surgery
Good advice from the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs
Consumer Reports evaluates the effectiveness of a variety of brandname and generic drugs. They include cost data to recommend the best bargains.
Health News Review
Reviewers from journalism, medicine, health research and public health asess the accuracy, balance and fairness of TV, newspapers and magazine reports on medical treatments, tests and procedures.
The U.S. Department of helath and Human Services provides an easy-to-use searchable health database, including a dictionary and online journals.
"Medical experts of the Nemours Foundation offer advice on physical and emotional health issues. Separate sections for parents, teens, and kids."
"A dictionary of 70,000 medical, pharmaceutical, biomedical and healthcare acronyms and abbreviations . Plus medical news and searches."
Includes 650 topics on conditions, diseases and wellness, drug information, medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, directories and current health news.
MedlinePlus: Interactive Health Tutorials
"Using animated graphics, each tutorial explains a procedure or condition in easy-to-read language" Tutorials cover a variety of diseases and conditions, tests and procedures, surgery and treatments.
National Institute of Health
An intro to some of the many resources provided by the NIH.
New England Journal of Medicine
Text and indes of the medical journal.
RI Department of Health and Human Services
Information about RI health programs.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office on Women's Health
An excellent resource for women's health issues.
The Alzheimer's Association is the largest national voluntary health organization supporting Alzheimer research and care. On this site, you'll find information about the disease, their programs and services, and their advocacy efforts
Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Online. Education, information and support for persons caring for soomeone with Alzheimer's or a related memory disorder.
This non-profit voluntary group provides timely and accurate information and serves as a referral source for patients and their caregivers.
Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins
Information about ALS, its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
News, information, advice, and resources for arthritis sufferers.
Johns Hopkins Arthritis
Treatments and strategies for several types of arthritis as well as research and education.
Allergy & Asthma Network
Information ranging from drugs and medical emergencies to pets, school and childcare.
American Lung Association
In depth information about asthma in older people, teens, children, medicines, attacks, etc.
American Cancer Society
Treatment options, statistics, support groups, publications, etc.
Cancer News on the Net
Dedicated to bringing patients and their families the latest news and information on cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
National Cancer Institute
This government agency provides information about cancer types, trials, research and statistics.
American Diabetes Association
Diabetes information for the patient and the health care provider including nutrition and exercise, medication, research and support.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Information about living with diabetes, news and research.
Diagnostic and treatment information about epilepsy as well as support and resources.
The Glaucoma Foundation
Informative website containing information about diagnosing, treating and living with glaucoma.
Glaucoma Research Foundation
Information about how to treat and live with glaucoma.
National Headache Foundation
Dedicated to educating headache sufferers and healthcare professionals about headaches and their treatment.
O.U.C.H. (Organization for Understanding Cluster Headaches)
Provides information on diagnosing cluster headaches, medication, resources, survival tips and research news.
American Heart Association
Info about heart disease for patients and their caregivers.
Site includes fact sheets about treatments, conditions, and alternate therapies as well as the latest research news.
AIDS Research Alliance of America
Working to find the most effective drug therapies and to discount highly touted therapies that show little or no benefit.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Patient services, disease information, and research news.
Support information for patients and caregivers.
National MS Society
Information about MS, its treatment and symptoms, how to live with it, and research news.
Myelin Repair Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis
The Myelin Repair Foundation's mission is to rapidly accelerate the discovery of myelin repair treatments to improve the lives of people suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Michael J. Fox Foundation
Information about Parkinson's Disease, it's treatment and research
National Parkinson's Foundation
Information about the disease and its treatment for both patients and caregivers.
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Comprehensive site for spinal cor injury patients, their families and their caregivers.