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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Online
The AAAAI site contains information about the diagnosis, management and treatment of allergies and asthma, hay fever, rhinitis, eczema, dermatitis, sinusitis, hives and urticaria.

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. The Academy also serves as an advocate for improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopaedics. Founded at Northwestern University as a not-for-profit organization in 1933, the Academy has grown from a small organization serving less than 500 members to the world's largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The Academy now serves about 24,000 members internationally.

American Council on Science and Health
The American Council on Science and Health, Inc. (ACSH) is a consumer education consortium concerned with issues related to food, nutrition, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, lifestyle, the environment and health. ACSH is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization.

American Dental Association Online
ADA ONLINE brings the latest dental news and ADA resources to your computer.

American Health Care Association (ACHA)
The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is a federation of 50 state health organizations, together representing nearly 12,000 non-profit and for-profit assisted living, nursing facility, and subacute care providers that care for more than one million elderly and disabled individuals nationally.

American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a national professional organization representing more than 66,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.

bmj.com - electronic BMJ ( British Medical Journal )
The aims of the electronic version of the BMJ are to publish rigorous accessible information that will help doctors improve their practice and will influence the international debate on health.

Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA/OCCETS)
Our purpose is to facilitate information exchange, resource pooling and coordination of the assessment of health care technologies in accordance with the priorities of the Conference of Federal / Provincial / Territorial Deputy Ministers of Health. The technologies of concern include all procedures, devices, equipment and drugs used in the maintenance, restoration and promotion of health care.

Cancer.gov - Cancer Information - formerly known as CancerNet
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. The National Cancer Act of 1971 broadened the scope and responsibilities of the NCI and created the National Cancer Program. Over the years, legislative amendments have maintained the NCI authorities and responsibilities and added new information dissemination mandates as well as a requirement to assess the incorporation of state-of-the-art cancer treatments into clinical practice.

CDC-NCHSTP-Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) Home Page
CDC's HIV mission is to prevent HIV infection and reduce the incidence of HIV-related illness and death, in collaboration with community, state, national, and international partners...

CMC Home Page
The Children's Medical Center of the University of Virginia is a comprehensive network of health-care facilities dedicated to the care of children from birth through adolescence.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
It's more than just a new name, it's an increased emphasis on responsiveness to the people we serve. As a part of this effort, we have also launched a new website. Read here for more details.

Duke Health Policy Cyberexchange Home Page
The Duke Center for Health Policy, Law and Management. Contributing to evidence-based health policy decisions.

Dermatology OnLine Atlas (English)
(From: DermIS - Dermatology Internet Service) DermIS.net is the most extensive Dermatologie news service in the InterNet. It offers sophisticated picture Atlases with diagnoses and differential diagnoses, case examples and large information to physicians and patients to nearly all skin diseases.

Discovery Health Homepage : Now on Discovery Health
Visit Discoveryhealth.com for comprehensive health information.

Emory MedWeb: Main Page
A catalog of health related web sites, maintained by the Emory Health Sciences Center Library to provide access to biomedical information to improve education, research and patient care.

FluWatch.com - Official Site of NFSN
The National Flu Surveillance Network (NFSN) is an immediate hands-on tool for physicians, public health agencies and consumers to actually track the spread of flu and identify outbreak zones across the country.

Hardin MD: The Medical Information Hub
"We list the best sites that list the sites".

Health Care Information Resources -- Contents
Health Care Information Resources makes information about health and disease accessible in the belief that the informed consumer is a better consumer of healthcare. This service does not offer advice about health or healthcare and cannot substitute for a healthcare practitioner.

healthfinder® - your guide to reliable health information
healthfinder® is a free gateway to reliable consumer health and human services information developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. healthfinder® can lead you to selected online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public.

HealthWeb
HealthWeb is a collaborative project of the health sciences libraries of the Greater Midwest Region (GMR) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and those of the Committee for Institutional Cooperation. Currently there are over twenty actively participating member libraries. This project is supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) under contract #N01-LM-6-3523 with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

HospitalWeb
Welcome to HospitalWeb, a small but growing list of Hospitals on the Web. This list is being compiled with the hope that more hospitals will take advantage of the amazing potential of the World Wide Web. Providing a simple and globally accessible way for patients, medical researchers, and physicians to get information on any hospital in the world is the goal.

Human Genome Project Information
The U.S. Human Genome Project (HGP) has several goals including mapping, sequencing, identifying genes, storing and analyzing data, and addressing the ethical, legal, and social issues (ELSI) that may arise from availability of personal genetic information. The ultimate goal of the HGP is to obtain the DNA sequence of the 3 billion DNA subunits present in human DNA.

Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences
...contains links to Web sites which provide instructions to authors for over 3,500 journals in the health sciences. All links are to "primary sources," that is, to sites of publishers or organizations having editorial responsibilities for particular titles. From MCO Raymon H. Mulford Library (Medical College of Ohio at Toledo).

InteliHealth: InteliHealth Home
InteliHealth - Featuring Harvard Medical School's consumer health information. Information on symptoms and treatment for mental health, diabetes, asthma, allergy and more. Plus, health information for seniors, women, men, and children. Find out about weight management issues, drug interactions and more.

Johns Hopkins AIDS Service - Infectious Diseases
This web site is provided as a resource for physicians and other health care professionals in providing care and treatment to patients with HIV/AIDS. Recommendations for care and treatment change rapidly and opinion can be controversial; therefore, physicians and other health care professionals are encouraged to consult other sources and confirm the information contained within this site.

MayoClinic Home - MayoClinic.com
A comprehensive resource for timely and accurate medical information from experts at Mayo Clinic.

Medical Matrix
Medical Matrix is a free directory of selected medical sites on the Internet. Each site listing has been carefully evaluated by reviewers from our panel of physicians and medical librarians. Medical Matrix lists only those sites that meet our criteria for information quality and site usability, with an emphasis on usefulness to healthcare practitioners.

MedWebPlus.Com: Welcome to MedWebPlus!
Our goal at MedWebPlus is to give users tools to quickly locate and assimilate good and reliable information covering the entire spectrum of healthcare. We have been described by others as a "healthcare Internet context provider." We provide the context for users to access content on the Web.

Michael Moore - SW School of Botanical Medicine Home Page
Medicinal Plant Images, Manuals, Folios, Classic Texts, Research, Resources, FAQs, Regional plant checklists.
(This site deserves a good 'looking into' to be sure.)

MSN Health Channel - Email Health Scares
From MSN Health Channel.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) CancerNet Database - Main Index (Germany)
Cancernet Database including Cancerlit abstracts and a searchable full-text index.
Thanks to Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Bonn.

National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
The National Council's new Web site design incorporates three "types" of pages: 1) the home page, which serves as an initial conduit to section pages; 2) the section pages, providing tables of contents to the documents housed in each section; and 3) the document pages themselves. Each of these has a distinctive "look and feel," but all share certain functionality aspects.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The NIH mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone.

National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. It collects materials in all major areas of the health sciences and to a lesser degree in such areas as chemistry, physics, botany and zoology.

National Rural Health Association
The National Rural Health Association is a national membership organization whose mission is to improve the health and health care of rural Americans and to provide leadership on rural issues through advocacy, communications, education and research. The NRHA is a nonprofit association headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, with a government affairs office in Washington, D.C.

NN/LM PNR HIV / AIDS Resources Web Sampler
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region.

NOAH: New York Online Access to Health Home Page
NOAH seeks to provide high quality full-text health information for consumers that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased. NOAH currently supports English and Spanish.

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Since 1979, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) has provided leadership in stimulating, coordinating, and unifying national disease prevention and health promotion strategies among Federal, State, and local agencies and major private and voluntary organizations. ODPHP is located within the Office of Public Health and Science, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

OncoLink: A University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Resource
Through OncoLink you can get comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances. We update the information everyday and provide information at various levels, from introductory to in-depth. If you are interested in learning about cancer, you will benefit from visiting OncoLink.

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
Note: OMIM is intended for use primarily by physicians and other professionals concerned with genetic disorders, by genetics researchers, and by advanced students in science and medicine.

Pediatrics Home Page
It is a matter of opinion whether a given resource would be of use to a pediatrician. In general, for a resource to be included in PEDINFO, it must deal primarily with the pediatric manifestations of a clinical entity, or have pediatric components of obvious value to the care of patients in the pediatric age group. Many of the resources listed here are primarily of use to parents of children seen by pediatricians; the idea is that a pediatrician could use this index to refer parents to an on-line discussion group or web page that deals with a particular disease or problem. By no means is this a "parenting" web site; there are plenty of these elsewhere (...within this domain).

Pediatrics: Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults | GeneralPediatrics.com
GeneralPediatrics.com is the General Pediatrician's View of the Internet.

Reuters Health Information Comprehensive Health News and Professional Medical News for Consumers and Health Professionals
Reuters Health News delivers the top clinically relevant healthcare news featuring stories on men, women and children's health, diet, exercise, treatment advances and disease management.

Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)
The SEER Program of the National Cancer Institute is the most authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States. Information on more than 2.5 million cancer cases is included in the SEER database, and approximately 160,000 new cases are accessioned each year within the SEER catchment areas. SEER data, publications, and resources are available free of charge.

The Health Sciences Center Library of Emory University
Accessing the world of biomedical knowledge: providing biomedical information, services and technology to improve education, research and patient care.

The Institute for Genomic Research
The Institute for Genomic Research is a not-for-profit research institute with interests in structural, functional, and comparative analysis of genomes and gene products in viruses, eubacteria, pathogenic bacteria, archaea, and eukaryotes (both plant and animal), including humans.

The Interfaith Health Program - Emory University - RSPH
In January 1993, the Interfaith Health Program was launched by Dr. William H. Foege, Fellow for Health Policy at the Carter Center and former head of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

The Journal of Biological Chemistry Online
('Related Resources' contains additional informational sites.)

The National Library of Medicine (NLM)
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. It collects materials in all major areas of the health sciences and to a lesser degree in such areas as chemistry, physics, botany and zoology. The collections stand at 5 million items--books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs and images. Housed within the Library is one of the world's finest medical history collections of old (pre-1914) and rare medical texts, manuscripts, and incunabula.

The National Library of Medicine's Visible Human Project
The Visible Human Project® is an outgrowth of the NLM's 1986 Long-Range Plan. It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed. The male was sectioned at one millimeter intervals, the female at one-third of a millimeter intervals.

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
The Sanger Centre is a genome research centre founded by the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council. Our purpose is to further the knowledge of genomes, particularly through large scale sequencing and analysis.

Toll Free Phone Numbers for Health Information
This document lists toll-free numbers organizations that provide health related information. The numbers do not diagnose or recommend treatment for any disease. Some numbers offer recorded information; others provide personalized counseling, referrals, and/or written materials. Unless otherwise stated, numbers can be reached within the continental United States Monday through Friday, during normal business hours, and hours of operation are eastern time. Numbers that operate 24 hours a day can be reached 7 days a week unless otherwise noted. From NHIC.

2002 Federal Health Information Centers and Clearinghouses
The Federal Government operates many clearinghouses and information centers that focus on specific topics. Their services include distributing publications, providing referrals, and answering inquiries. Many offer toll-free numbers. Unless otherwise stated, numbers can be reached within the continental United States Monday through Friday, during normal business hours, and hours of operation are eastern time. From The National Health Information Center (NHIC).

Virtual Children's Hospital Home Page
The Virtual Children's Hospital digital library was created in 1994 to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients and families. The goal of the Virtual Children's Hospital digital library is to make the Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion tool for health care providers and patients and families.

Virtual Hospital Home Page
The Virtual Hospital is a digital health sciences library created in 1992 at the University of Iowa to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients. The goal of the Virtual Hospital digital library is to make the Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion tool for health care providers and patients. The Virtual Hospital digital library contains hundreds of books and brochures for health care providers and patients.
Virtual Hospital® is a service of University of Iowa Health Care.

Virtual Naval Hospital - A digital library of naval medicine and military medicine
The Virtual Naval Hospital provides a platform for teleeducation for the U.S. Navy that can be completely integrated with the U.S. Navy's and Department of Defense's current and future telemedicine programs.

Welcome to the Department of Health Website (UK)
This site contains material produced by and for the Department of Health. It is primarily for use by health and social care professionals, academics and other interested parties.

World Health Organization
The objective of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health, as defined in the WHO Constitution, is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.



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