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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."

Medline Plus

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.

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Association

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.

ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)

ALS Association

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.


Arthritis Foundation

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.


Epilepsy Foundation

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.

Heart Disease

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.

MS (Multiple Sclerosis)

MS World

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).

Parkinson's Disease

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.

Spinal Cord Injury

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

Comprehensive site for spinal cor injury patients, their families and their caregivers.