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Web site contains general health information, medicine, medical devices and procedures, vaccines, blood, other biologics, animal health, government resources, as well as food and nutrition. Also contains featured topics section, A-Z searchable list of consumer health topics, and consumer protection.
Information on chemicals, toxic releases, toxicology literature, and toxicology data files with National Library of Medicine's TOXNET set of databases. TOXNET is a rich resource for environmental health, toxicology, and chemical hazards.
Federal database is designed to provide health and safety professionals and consumers with information about exposure to chemicals and biologic substances at work and with certain hobbies. By searching through types of diseases, workers can learn of occupational hazards, such as an association between certain diseases and occupations.
What's under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room? Learn more about what's in these products, about potential health effects, and about safety and handling. MayoClinic Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness. Diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, treatment decisions, healthy living tools, and ask a health specialist option. If you like interactive tools, this site contains several health related tools such as: bmi calculator, due day calculator, stress assessments, Alzheimer's quiz and more! Still need more? There all also health related slideshows, videos and podcasts! Medem Medical Library provides patients with reliable health care information from introductory to advanced texts. Includes comprehensive information based on life stages, diseases and conditions, therapies and health strategies, and health and society. MedlinePlus MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news. Merck Manual Explains disorders, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and how they can be treated. NOAH NOAH provides access to high quality full-text consumer health information in English and Spanish. You can search by body area or disease or by an alphabetical listing of diseases and conditions. US Department of Health and Human Services Comprehensive web site offering a variety of information including information on diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, diet and nutrition, resource locator, age specific resources, and an immunization schedule.
Back to topMen's Health Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Men's Health This site supports the health and wellness of men. Contains several consumer materials as well as clinical topics.
En Español Ask Noah About: Men's Health This comprehensive resource contains basic health information as well as specific health issues and a video library. Family Doctor: Men's Health Provides men's health related information covering topics such as general health, reproductive health, prostate health, STIs, fatherhood and more. Medlineplus-Men's Health Topics MayoClinic.com-Men's Health Center Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness. The Men's Health Center provides information specific to men's health including diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, treatment decisions, healthy living tools, and ask a health specialist option. Medem Medical Library: Men's Health The Men's Medical Library contains information on healthy living, reproductive health and sexual functioning, prostate conditions, medical news, professional resources, andmany other men's health issues. Memorial Sloan_Kettering Cancer Center on Prostate Cancer Extensive prostate cancer information including an overview, risk factors, screening, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, clinical trials, support and more. Consumers can also watch health experts speak about the topic through the Cancersmart webcasts.
Back to topWomen's Health Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Women's Health This site supports the health and wellness of women. Contains several consumer materials as well as clinical topics.
En Español American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Provides educational and awareness information related to women's healthcare. Includes numerous publications. Addresses various woman's issues such as healthcare for underserved women, smoking cessation, perinatal HIV, woman with disabilities, violence against women. Family Doctor: Women Provides women's health related information on topics such as general health, mental health, reproductive health, contraceptive options, and more. Medlineplus: Women's Health This comprehensive website covers health issues specifically related to women. This includes:specific conditions, current news, prevention and screening, coping, research and much more. Medem: Women's Health The medical library covers a wide range of women's health issues such as healthy living, contraception, menopause, violence against women and much more.National Women's Health Resource CenterNWHRC develops and distributes up-to-date and objective women's health information based on the latest advances in medical research and practice. Search for health information by topic or through the health centers.
En Español National Osteoporosis Foundation This web site provides comprehensive information aimed at promoting "bone health." The site includes information on current news, treatment, advocacy, prevention, and support groups. Noah: Women's Health This comprehensive resource contains basic health information as well as specific health issues and a video library. North American Menopause Society Menapause basics, body changes around menopause, serious health issues around menopause, hormone therapy basics, achieving optimal health and additional health resources and news. Office of Women's Health (CDCP) Provides current information on health topics of concern to women including topics A-Z, programs and activities, facts and stats, research and more. Women's Health Health topics, health organizations, fact sheets, statistics, campaigns, educational resources and more. Like interactivity? Check out the health tools: calculators, immunization and screenings, and symptoms and tests.
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Kids Healthy Children.orgWhether you have a question about a specific condition or are looking for general guidance, you know you can trust the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). This site is backed by 60,000 American Academy of Pediatrics member pediatricians who are committed to offering the most reliable, up-to-the-minute health advice for proactive parents and caregivers.BAM! Body and Mind Fun site covering all the health related information a kid wants to know! Take the BAM challenge or play a game! Great Things People Have Done with Disabilities This web site is developed and maintained by an elementary school in Illinois. It contains information on autism, blindness, cerebral palsy and deafness. It also contains a glossary, a "shared experience" section, book review, glossary and quiz. KidsSpace at the Internet Public Library Check this site out! Great links for a variety of health related topics, games and activities! FDA Kids' Site Questions about braces? Mad cow disease? Testing your memory? This is the site you want to visit. Lots of information in a fun format. Don't forget to meet "Yorick!"Girls Health This site was created to help girls (ages 10-16) learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face.KidshealthThis site contains information on illnesses, diseases, healthy choices, growing up, your
body and much more. Lots of games, "yummy" recipes and fun!
Back to topTeens Teen Health & Wellness Database Teen Health & Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers is designed to provide students with comprehensive curricular support and self-help tools on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.
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The AGS Foundation for Health and Aging
The American Geriatric Society Foundation web site offers a variety of information related to the health and care of older adults. Included is information on the Aging process, eldercare at home, health and aging stories, and a referral guide for services. A guide of federal government agencies and national not-for-profit organizations associated with older adult services is also available. Alzheimer's Association
Non-profit organization that provides extensive information on caregiving, resources, medical related issues, and research.
The Family Caregiver Alliance
This web site is designed to provide information for the caregiver and families of individuals with chronic, disabling health related conditions. Easy to navigate links provide facts sheets and publications, public policy and research, caregiver information and advice, and support groups. An online discussion group is also accessible. Firstgov for Senior Citizens' Resources
This comprehensive government web site offers contains links to organizations that provide programs and services to seniors. Included are senior related links for consumer protection issues, education and jobs, end-of-life issues, federal and state agencies, health, housing, laws and regulations, money and taxes, retirement and recreation.
Hospice Care Providers
Hospice of Lancaster County
Manor Care ~ Heartland Hospice
SouthernCare HospiceMEDLINEplus Senior Health Issues
The National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health provide comprehensive health information for seniors. This site includes basic healthy aging information, research, specific health conditions, nutrition, news, alternative treatments and more. Medem: Senior Health
The medical library addresses a wide range of senior health concerns such as healthy living, caregiving, elder abuse, osteoporosis, and much more. National Institute of Aging
Includes a variety of health related publications, health and aging organizations, clinical trials, and related sites. Interested in information on Alzheimer's Disease? This site provides extensive information with its link to the Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral CenterNIH Senior Health
The National Institute of Health maintains this site with a senior health focus.
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