Medical Help and Info Links

Links to numerous resources to look up medical information, diseases, drug information and reference, information about doctors and more

THE MERCK MANUAL–Home Edition, Contents – http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/index.html – excellent medical reference

Webmd.com – http://www.webmd.com/ – one of the best resources for medical Information

Health and medical information produced by doctors – MedicineNet.com – http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/hp.asp

Diseases Database Site Index Diseases Database – http://www.diseasesdatabase.com/index.asp

DocMD.com – Medical links – http://docmd.com/medicallinks/

Kids nutrition – USDA/ARS Children’s nutrition research center at Baylor College of Medicine – https://www.bcm.edu/research/centers/childrens-nutrition-research-center/

KidsHealth – the web’s most visited site about children’s health – http://kidshealth.org/

SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) Network home page – http://sids-network.org/

HealthLine.com – connect to better health – http://www.healthline.com/

Home Well Senior Care – hourly live in caregivers – http://homewellseniorcare.com/

American Pain Society – http://www.americanpainsociety.org/

American Academy of Pain Management – http://www.aapainmanage.org/

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes (NINDS) – chronic pain information page – http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/chronic_pain/chronic_pain.htm

Centers for disease control and prevention – http://www.cdc.gov/

American Medical Association home page – look up info about diseases, Doctors, procedure codes and more – http://www.ama-assn.org/ama

The Cleveland Clinic medical – http://my.clevelandclinic.org/default.aspx

Ask a Patient – Medicine Ratings and Health Care Options – http://www.askapatient.com/

Medicare Rights Center – Your Guide Through the Medicare Maze – http://medicarerights.org/

Free Medical ID Alert Wallet Cards – http://www.medids.com/free-id.php

Virtual Reference Shelf – selected web resources compiled by the Library of Congress – http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html

University of Sydney Library – Med internet Guide reference – http://www.library.usyd.edu.au/databases/

Dr. web – links to top medical sites – http://www.library.usyd.edu.au/databases/

Medicine online medical reference – http://www.medicineonline.com/

Medical University of South Carolina Drug Identifier – http://www.muschealth.com/DI/DrugIdentifier/

Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms – http://www.medterms.com/script/main/hp.asp

Internet Public Library: Health and Medical Sciences – http://www.ipl.org/IPLBrowse/GetSubject?vid=13&tid=6840&parent=0

TRICARE, U.S. Department of Defense Military Health System – http://tricare.mil/

Drugs.com – Prescription Drugs, Information, Side Effects, Interactions – http://www.drugs.com/

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – http://www.lls.org/

Medical Reference Resources – http://skyways.lib.ks.us/library/reference/medical.html/

MayoClinic.com – Medical and Health info and tools – http://www.mayoclinic.com/

Depressionhurts.com – information and help for depression – http://depressionhurts.ca/en/default.aspx

MedicalStudent.com – a digital library of authoritative medical info for all students of medicine – http://www.medicalstudent.com/

PolyMedicine.com – Your Pro guide through the Medical Internet – http://www.polymedicine.com/

Defective Drug Information – http://www.adrugrecall.com/

Ask the dietitian – links to health with good nutrition – http://www.dietitian.com/

Therapy alternatives for body, mind and spirit – http://www.therapyalternatives.org/

Providing individuals with the quality information they need to find and access the best possible care – http://www.bestdoctors.com/

HealthGrades – Information on Hospitals, Doctors and Nursing Homes – http://www.healthgrades.com/

See if you Doctor has any disciplinary reports filed against them – https://s1.fsmb.org/docinfo/

Pregnancy, baby and toddler information, baby gifts and parenting community – http://www.babycenter.com/

ConsumerLab.com – independent tests of herbal, vitamin and mineral supplements – http://www.consumerlabs.com/

Omnimedicalsearch.com – http://www.omnimedicalsearch.com/

Medical board doctor finder – license verification system – http://docfinder.docboard.org/docfinder.html

Doctordirectory.com – find the right doctor – http://www.doctordirectory.com/findadoctor/

Tech-savvy’s hmedata.com – UPIN finder (look up upins and other medical reference) – http://www.hmedata.com/

Caregiver.com – For caregivers, about caregivers, by caregivers – http://www.caregiver.com/

Health information from the National Library of Medicine – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

QuackwatchSM – Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions – http://www.quackwatch.org/

Welcome to Medscape – from Webmd.com – http://www.medscape.com/

Seekwellness.com – http://www.seekwellness.com/

Thirdage.com – midlife health, relationships, career advice and more – http://www.thirdage.com/

World Health Organization – http://www.who.int/en/

MedlinePlus – Advance Directives – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/advancedirectives.html

Dr. John Grohol’s Psych Central – Psychology and mental health – http://psychcentral.com/

Brain Physics: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder site – online support and information for OCD and spectrum disorders – http://www.brainphysics.com/spectrum.php

Mental Help Net – http://mentalhelp.net/

Medical Search Engine & UK Family Health Guide – Medic8 – http://www.medic8.com/

Familydoctor.org – Health Information for the whole family – http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en.html

Child development and parenting information – http://childdevelopmentinfo.com/

Better Health Channel – quality consumer health information for Australians – http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/

Food & Nutrition Information Center – http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/

Weight Loss Psychology – Why most diet pills & programs fail – http://www.weight-dieting.org/

American Heart Association – learn and live – http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

National Dairy Council – http://www.nationaldairycouncil.org/Pages/Home.aspx

Asthma Control Test – take the asthma control test and share it with your doctor – http://www.asthma.com/resources/asthma-control-test.html

Crohn’s disease – Digestive diseases home – National digestive diseases information clearinghouse (NDDIC) – http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/crohns/

MedlinePlus: Gout and Pseudogout – A service of the U.S. Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/gout.html

Gout – complete information from ePodiatry – http://www.epodiatry.com/gout.htm

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder – from the Northern County Psychiatric Associates in Maryland – http://ncpamd.com/adult-add/

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders – http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home

ADEAR – Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referal Center – A service of the National Institute on aging – http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers

About Alzheimer’s Disease from the Bright Focus Foundation – Research, cargiving, treatment, publications, risk factors and more – http://www.brightfocus.org/alzheimers/

How to quit smoking from the Center for Disease Control – tobacco information and prevention source (TIPS) – http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/how_to_quit/index.htm

Smokefree.gov – you can quit smoking now – http://smokefree.gov/

American Cancer Society Homepage – http://www.cancer.org/index

National Cancer Institute – http://www.cancer.gov/

AACR – American Association for Cancer Research home – http://www.aacr.org/

The Skin Cancer Foundation – http://www.skincancer.org/

Hospice Net – for patients and families facing life-threatening illness – http://www.hospicenet.org/

Hospice Foundation of America – to help those cope personally or professionally with terminal illness, death, grief and the process of bereavement – http://www.hospicefoundation.org/

Caring Connections – National hospice and palliative care organization – http://www.caringinfo.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1

Welcome to The Well Spouse Association – An association of spousal caregivers – http://www.wellspouse.org/

PPARx.org – Partnership for prescription assistance – http://www.pparx.org/

The Balanced Mind Parent Network – a program of DBSA – http://www.thebalancedmind.org/

Inside the brain: an interactive tour (may take a moment to load if you’re using AOL to view it) – http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_4719.asp

Military Mental Health.org – The Mental Health Self-Assessment Program – http://www.militarymentalhealth.org/

HealthPricer.com – Compare prices for drugs and nutritional supplements – http://www.healthpricer.com/

The Smile Train – International charity providing cleft lip and palate surgery for children – give a child with a cleft a second chance at life – http://www.smiletrain.org/

SBC (Sweet Briar College) Academic Resource Center – http://sbc.edu/academic-resource-center

Drug and Substance Abuse information from The Partnership for a Drugfree America – http://www.drugfree.org/

Glaucoma Research Foundation – http://www.glaucoma.org/

MFA – Meningitis Foundation of America – http://www.musa.org/

The Michael J. Fox Foundation – Foundation for Parkinson’s Research – http://www.michaeljfox.org/

MDA – Muscular Dystrophy Association – http://mdausa.org/

National Psoriasis Foundation – http://www.psoriasis.org/

Global Tuberculosis Institute from the New Jersey Medical School – http://globaltb.njms.rutgers.edu/index.html

Stayhealthy.com – Get healthy, be healthy, stay healthy – empowering people to take control of their health – http://www.stayhealthy.com/en_us/main/index.html

TRDRP – Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program – http://www.trdrp.org/

DDRC – Diving Diseases Research Center – http://www.ddrc.org/

CIDR – Center for Inherited Disease Research – http://www.cidr.jhmi.edu/

HGP – Human Genome Project Information – Genetic Disease information – http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/medicine/assist.shtml

Association of Cancer Online Resources – http://www.acor.org/

HPV (Human Papillomavirus) and HPV Testing – what you need to know about HPV and HPV testing – the cause of almost all cases of cervical cancer – http://www.thehpvtest.com/

Grief Management – self help techniques for dealing with grief from The Option Institute learning and training center – http://www.option.org/custom:grief,single,383

International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) – a site devoted to people diagnosed with some form of essential tremor – http://essentialtremor.org/

IBC (Inflammatory Breast Cancer) research foundation – committed to finding the causes – Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer that is often initially confused with infections of the breast – http://www.ibcresearch.org/

Inflammatory Breast Cancer help and support – http://www.ibcsupport.org/

Methamphetamine Treatment Project – a multi-site initiative to study the treatment of methamphetamine dependence – http://www.methamphetamine.org/

MedWorld: MedBot searching tool from Medworld AND Stanford – http://medworld.stanford.edu/medbot/

National Library of Medicine Gateway search – search medical terms and a wealth of other medical information – http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/gw/Cmd

Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac information center – http://poisonivy.aesir.com/view

ChemoTherapy.com – educational and support information about chemotherapy and associated side effects – easing the chemotherapy journey – http://www.chemotherapy.com/

Herbal side effects and warnings – side effects, interactions and warnings about herbs – http://www.personalhealthzone.com/herbsafety.html

The Diabetes quiz – facts about diabetes – http://www.diabetes.co.il/

Wheelchair Foundation – over 100 million children, teens and adults worldwide are in need of a wheelchair but cannot afford one – http://www.wheelchairfoundation.org/

Benefits Check Up – a service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA) – for people 55 or over – helps thousands of people every day to connect to private or government programs that help them pay for prescription drugs, health care, utilities and other needs – http://www.benefitscheckup.org/

The New England Journal of Medicine – Research & review articles on disease & clinical practice – http://www.nejm.org/

Pharmer.org – Tools and resources for pill identification – identify and learn about your medicine – http://www.pharmer.org/

Drugid.info – pill identification provided by Drug Identity Information, Inc. – requires a slight fee – http://www.drugid.info/

Welcome to Al-Anon and Alateen – Is your life affected by someone’s drinking? – http://www.al-anon.org/

Home Instead Senior Care – The world’s trusted source of Non-Medical companionship and home care for Seniors – http://www.homeinstead.com/pages/home.aspx

Kidney Dialysis Foundation (KDF) – http://www.kdf.org.sg/

Children’s Miracle Network – an alliance of premier hospitals for children – http://childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org/

Assura Source – lifecare management solutions – good resources for patients and professionals – http://assurasource.com/

FCA – Family Caregiver Alliance – National center on caregiving – http://caregiver.org/

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, Inc. – http://www.caremanager.org/

National Family Caregivers Association – http://www.caremanager.org/

Eye Care America – a public service foundation of the American Adacemy of Ophthalmology – if you’re a senior, you may be eligible for free eye care – http://www.eyecareamerica.org/

Knights Templar Eye Foundation, inc. – that others may see – (their Mission Statement from the site) To provide assistance to those who face loss of sight due to the need for surgical treatment without regard to race, color, creed, age, sex, or national origin provided that they are unable to pay or receive adequate assistance from current government agencies or similar sources and to provide funds for research in curing diseases of the eye – http://knightstemplar.org/ktef/

Mission Cataract USA – Mission Cataract USA offers free cataract surgery to people of all ages who have no means to pay – http://www.missioncataractusa.org/

American Optometric Association (AOA) – http://www.aoa.org/

New eyes for the needy – New Eyes for the Needy strives to improve the vision of the less fortunate by purchasing new eyeglasses in the United States and recycling donated glasses for distribution in developing nations worldwide – http://www.new-eyes.org/

Electronic Orange Book from the Food and Drug Administration – Approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations (find the generic equivalent to an expensive drug to save money) – http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/ob/default.cfm

BMS (Bristol-Myers Squibb) Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. – A non-profit organization established in 1998 to provide temporary assistance to qualifying patients with a financial hardship who have no private prescription drug insurance and are not enrolled in a prescription drug coverage plan through Medicaid or any other Federal, state or local health program in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands – http://www.bmspaf.org/Pages/Home.aspx

Bridges to Access from GlaxoSmithKline – a patient assistance program for non-oncology medicines for eligible low-income patients without prescription drug benefits – http://www.bridgestoaccess.com/

Medicare.gov – The Official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare – http://www.medicare.gov/

The Healthy Refrigerator – Open the door to a healthy heart – http://www.healthyfridge.org/

DRCNet online drug library – http://www.druglibrary.org/

Postpartum Support International (PSI) – to eliminate denial and ignorance of emotional health related to childbirth – http://www.postpartum.net/

Wired Seniors – gives Seniors “a web of your own” and serves as the main hub of many Seniors related web sites – http://www.wiredseniors.com/ageofreason/

SeniorResource.com – a comprehensive source of information and services for seniors and their caregivers – http://www.seniorresource.com/

Independent Life Resources – unlimited resources and support for persons with disabilities, senior citizens and those who care – http://www.ilresources.com/

Senior2Senior.org – Senior Citizens’ resources – http://www.senior2senior.org/

SeniorJournal.com – Senior Citizens news and information daily on the web – http://www.seniorjournal.com/

Medline Plus: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – excellent reference resource for PTSD – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/posttraumaticstressdisorder.html

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Gateway from the Dart Foundation – http://www.ptsdinfo.org/

National Kidney Foundation – (from the site) The National Kidney Foundation, Inc., a major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation – http://www.kidney.org/

Surgery Door – The UK’s leading online Health Service – http://www.surgerydoor.co.uk/

DoctorYourself.com – Health Naturally – (from the site) World’s Largest Health Homesteading website – http://www.doctoryourself.com/

Dieting, Health, Fitness and Wellness from Prevention Magazine – http://www.prevention.com/

Vegan & Vegetarian recipes, articles, health resources – http://vegsource.com/

Sleepnet.com – everything you wanted to know about sleep but were too tired to ask – http://www.sleepnet.com/

National Sleep Foundation – learn about sleep disorders – http://sleepfoundation.org/

HealthFinder.gov – your guide to reliable health information, sponsored by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – http://www.healthfinder.gov/

The Free Medical Journals site – promoting free access to medical journals – http://www.freemedicaljournals.com/

Drugnet – The Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Prevention Global Network – http://www.drugnet.net/

Welcome to Human Anatomy Online – brought to you by MyHealthScore.com – http://www.innerbody.com/

TheBody.com – the complete HIV/AIDS Resource – http://www.thebody.com/index.html

Child Health and Wellness fact sheets from Dr. Paul – (from the site) I have created the “Child Health and Wellness Fact Sheets” so that parents and other child caregivers can quickly read through important points, tips and/or facts on a variety of childhood health, wellness and prevention topics – http://www.drpaul.com/factsheets/index.html

American Dietetic Association – (from the site) With nearly 65,000 members, the American Dietetic Association is the nation’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ADA serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health and well-being. ADA members are the nation’s food and nutrition experts, translating the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living – http://www.eatright.org/

Centre for sight – offers modern state of the art cataract surgery with minimal inconvenience – information and resources for cataract surgery and procedures – http://www.centreforsight.com/cataracts.php

American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists – information for new amputees – http://www.oandp.org/

Amputee Coalition of America, ACA – (from the site) to reach out to people with limb loss and to empower them through education, support and advocacy – an excellent resource for support groups and more – http://www.amputee-coalition.org/index.html

The Survivor Movie – a very inspiring movie from The Cancer Crusade for cancer victims and survivors (requires flash) – http://www.thesurvivormovie.com/

HysterSisters – The Hysterectomy Recovery Support website – (from the site) This website is a woman to woman place on the internet built entirely by Hyster Sisters for Hyster Sisters for hysterectomy support – http://www.hystersisters.com/

Homeopathic Educational Services – homeopathy books, audio, video, medicines, remedies, software and more – http://www.homeopathic.com/

NeedyMeds – (from the site) the best source of information for people who need help with the cost of medicine and other healthcare expenses – http://www.needymeds.org/index.htm

HealthBoards.com – connect with others who are going through the same thing – over 150 message boards on various diseases, conditions and health topics – requires free registration – http://www.healthboards.com/

Courage center – empowering people with disabilities – (from the site) Courage Center offers comprehensive rehab services for people of all ages and abilities. We specialize in pain management, brain injury, spinal cord injury and congenital disabilities – http://www.couragecenter.org/

The 55 best herbal remedies from herbalremediesinfo.com – http://www.herbalremediesinfo.com/best-herbal-remedies.html

UCP.org – United Cerebral Palsy – (from the site) the leading source of information on cerebral palsy, and a pivotal advocate for the rights of persons with any disability – http://www.ucp.org/

The Compassionate Friends – (from the site) to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive – http://www.compassionatefriends.org/home.aspx

Bereaved parents of the USA – (from the site) a national non-profit self-help group that offers support, understanding, compassion and hope especially to the newly bereaved, to rebuild their lives after the death of their children, grandchildren or siblings – http://bereavedparentsusa.org/

The sibling connection – created as a resource for anyone who has lost a sister or brother – http://www.counselingstlouis.net/

GriefNet.org – an internet community of persons dealing with grief, death and major loss – http://www.griefnet.org/

The Dougy Center – for grieving children and families – http://www.dougy.org/

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – http://www.cms.gov/index.html

Locks of Love – (from the site) a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis – http://www.locksoflove.org/

Aetna Intelihealth featuring Harvard Medical School’s Consumer Health – http://www.intelihealth.com/

Patient Advocate Foundation co-pay relief assistance program – (from the site) Patient Advocate Foundation’s Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Program provides direct co-payment assistance for pharmaceutical products to insured Americans who financially and medically qualify – http://www.copays.org/

FluFacts.com – get the facts about flu systems and flu treatment options – http://www.flufacts.com/index.jsp

Internet Mental Health – free information about mental illness – http://www.mentalhealth.com/

ScienceDaily.com – news and articles in Science, Health, Environment and Technology – http://www.sciencedaily.com/

EHealthInsurance.com – (from the site) eHealthInsurance is a licensed health insurance agency and the leading online source for individuals, self employed, and small businesses to find, compare and buy Individual Health Insurance, Family Health Insurance, Small Business Health Insurance, Self Employed Health Insurance, and Health Savings Accounts (HSA) – http://www.ehealthinsurance.com/

SilentGrief.com – child miscarriage support and child death support website. The grief of loss – a message of hope for the grieving heart – http://www.silentgrief.com/

Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) Association – (from the site) IBC is a less common type of breast cancer which usually presents with signs and symptoms that more closely resemble a benign breast infection – http://www.ibchelp.org/

Health Plan One – a leading online insurance broker for family, individual, and small business health insurance – http://www.healthplanone.com/

Drug Injury Watch – prescription drug side effects news and information – http://www.druginjurywatch.com/

Chemical within us from National Geographic magazine – (from the site) Modern chemistry keeps insects from ravaging crops, lifts stains from carpets, and saves lives. But the ubiquity of chemicals is taking a toll. Many of the compounds absorbed by the body stay there for years—and fears about their health effects are growing – http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2006/10/toxic-people/duncan-text

Sleep Disorders Guide – a comprehensive information guide about sleep disorders. Descriptions, symptoms, causes, treatments of various sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia, snoring, restless legs and narcolepsy – http://www.sleepdisordersguide.com/

Diabetes Self Management – brings you the information you need to control your diabetes and improve your health – http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/

Surgical Planning Laboratory from Harvard – (from the site) advancing the future of health care by bringing the power of computation and imaging to new areas of medicine – http://www.spl.harvard.edu/

Pollen.com – your local pollen reports and allergy forecasts – http://www.pollen.com/allergy-weather-forecast.asp

Surgical procedures, visual health, and disease prevention and more from essortment – information and advice you want to know – http://www.essortment.com/health-wellness/

Strength for Caring – cargiving help, resources and community – http://strengthforcaring.com/

Doctors Without Borders – (from the site) an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in more than 70 countries – http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/

Visible Body – 3D human anatomy – discover human anatomy like never before – free registration – http://www.visiblebody.com/index.html

EmbarrassingProblems.com – straight-talking good advice – (from the site) We hope we can help you deal with those worrying health problems that are difficult to talk about with anyone – http://www.embarrassingproblems.com/

Aging Health Topics – medical information and resources – http://www.daas.ar.gov/

Healing Story Alliance – story telling for health – explore and promote the use of storytelling in healing – http://healingstory.org/home.html

Health and Fitness Advice – helping you invest in a healthy lifestyle – find fitness tips and personal trainer fitness advice – http://www.healthandfitnessadvice.com/

DailyStrength.org – anonymous and free support groups, news, views and how to’s and treatment and medical information – http://dailystrength.org/

Caring Bridge – free websites that support and connect loved ones during critical illness – http://caringbridge.org/

Adolescent Wellness, Inc. from Children’s Hospital Boston and McLean Hospital – http://www.adolescentwellness.org/

School Psychiatry Program – Massachusetts General Hospital – http://www2.massgeneral.org/schoolpsychiatry/

Signs of Suicide (SOS) – Screening for Mental Health, Inc. – http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/

Massachusetts General Hospital Schizophrenia Program – http://www.massgeneral.org/schizophrenia

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Smoking Cessation Leadership Center – http://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/

DrScore.com – physician review and ratings – rate your doctor or find a better one – http://www.drscore.com/

1stHealthInsuranceQuotes.com – articles, tips and discussion on finding the best health insurance coverage available – http://www.1sthealthinsurancequotes.com/

First-aid guide – information to help you during an emergency from The Mayo Clinic – http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid

Gift of life – helping patients in need of an organ transplant find matching donors – financial aid for transplant related expenses and free airfare for patients and donors – http://www.matchingdonors.com/life/index.cfm

American childhood Cancer Organization – …because kids can’t fight cancer alone – information on childhood cancer – http://www.acco.org/

Never-ending Squirrel Tale – an uplifting and practical web site to encourage and empower parents of kids with cancer when they feel the most discouraged and powerless – http://www.squirreltales.com/

eMedExpert.com – an informational website dedicated to health and medicine, drug reviews and comparisons and much more – http://www.emedexpert.com/

U.S. Hospital Finder – http://www.ushospitalfinder.com/

Your Eye Guide – updated daily – information on eye Diseases such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye cancer, eye Conditions such as dry eye, cataract, conjunctivitis, snow blindness, eye floaters, keratoconus, blepharitis, colour blindness, pterygium, eye Symptoms and Treatments for myopia, hyperopia, low vision, astigmatism, laser eye surgery, lens implants, cataract surgery, INTACS, IOL’s, and eye Care Information such as eye tests, smoking, health supplements, optical prescriptions – http://www.youreyeguide.co.uk/

Nursing Home lookup – Government database that includes inspection results, ratios of beds to nurses, Medicare participation and more – http://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html

LensShopper – the online guide to lenses and impaired vision. Our mission is to provide free, accurate and independent information to the general public regarding vision-related issues – http://www.lensshopper.com/eye-care/

Organized Wisdom Health – Human powered health search for the most popular health search terms and phrases from top online sources on more than 100,000 health topics – http://organizedwisdom.com/Home

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network – to raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis – http://www.foodallergy.org/

Patient Education Institute – helping patients become active participants in their healthcare – http://www.patient-education.com/

A nice list of helpful resources on grief & bereavement from Masters in Counseling –
http://www.mastersincounseling.org/loss-grief-bereavement.html

PublicHealth.org – a site that provides comprehensive information on careers in public health, and resources on major public health issues, such as a preventative care guide –
http://www.publichealth.org/

Autoimmune Disorders information from Medline Plus – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000816.htm

Autoimmune Disease Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Autoimmune Disorders from Del-Immune V – http://blog.delimmune.com/2014/07/autoimmune-disease-guide/

Autoimmune Diseases Fact Sheet from Women’s Health.gov – http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/autoimmune-diseases.html

Find AutoImmune Disease Specialists and Dentists from ZocDoc – http://www.zocdoc.com/morespecialties

Autoimmune Disease in Women information from American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc. – http://www.aarda.org/autoimmune-information/autoimmune-disease-in-women/

Understanding Osteoarthritis and the Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan information from Plan Prescriber – http://www.planprescriber.com/medicare-advantage/special-needs-plan/

National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases information from the National Institute of Health – http://www.niams.nih.gov/

Arthritis and the Benefits of Swimming – information from InTheSwim Swimming Pool Blog – http://blog.intheswim.com/arthritis-swimming/

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases information from the National Institute of Health – http://www.niaid.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Resources For Ensuring A Long Happy And Healthy Life from Kanetix – https://www.kanetix.ca/healthy-life

Senior Resources from American Advisors Group (AAG) – resources and links to useful information for Senior Citizens – https://www.aag.com/senior-resources

Mesothelioma Prognosis Network – helping families find hope – lots of support and information for Mesothelioma (a rare cancer that affects protective membranes surrounding lungs, heart and abdominal cavity mainly caused by asbestos exposure) survivors and their families – https://www.mesotheliomaprognosis.com/

Parkinson’s Fact Sheets – information, tips and much more on Parkinson’s Disease written by physicians and people with the disease from Parkinson’s Disease Foundation – http://www.pdf.org/en/factsheets

Risk Factors, Treatment and Medicare Coverage of Parkinson’s Disease article from Plan Prescriber Blog – http://blog.planprescriber.com/2014/10/10/parkinsons-disease-medicare-coverage/

An Overview of Parkinson’s Disease from National Institutes of Health Senior Health – http://nihseniorhealth.gov/parkinsonsdisease/whatisparkinsonsdisease/01.html

Parkinson’s Disease Information Page from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/parkinsons_disease/parkinsons_disease.htm

Screening and Treatment for Depression, Dementia and Psychosis with Parkinson’s Disease information (PDF) from American Academy of Neurology – http://tools.aan.com/professionals/practice/guidelines/Screening_Depression_PD_Sum.pdf

Disability Modification for the Home: Cost Guide from Home Advisor – http://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/disability-accommodation/

Driving When You have Parkinson’s Disease from the US Department of Transportation – http://www.nhtsa.gov/people/injury/olddrive/Parkinsons%20Web/

Common Nutritional Concerns for People with Parkinson’s Disease information from National Parkinson Foundation – http://www.parkinson.org/Parkinson-s-Disease/Living-Well/Nutrition/What-are-some-common-nutritional-concerns-for-peop

The Guide to Keeping Your Home Through Debilitating Disease from Mortgage Calculator – http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/keeping-your-home.php

Elder Impact – Empowering seniors against ageism by making handy the information they need to keep controlling their own lives – http://elderimpact.org/

Seniors’ Health: Resource Library from the National Library of Medicine – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/seniorshealth.html

22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging information from Calculators.org – http://www.calculators.org/health/aging.php

Memory and Mental Health information from National Institute of Health Senior Health – https://nihseniorhealth.gov/category/memoryandmentalhealth.html

Mental and Behavioral Health and Older Americans from American Psychological Association – http://www.apa.org/about/gr/issues/aging/mental-health.aspx

The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers from American Medical Resource Institute – https://www.aclsonline.us/articles/the-guide-to-overcoming-holiday-depression-for-the-elderly-and-their-caretakers/

Caring for an Aging Parent information from Washington State Department of Social and Health Services – http://www.altsa.dshs.wa.gov/caregiving/agingparent.htm

How to Deal with Your Aging Parents: A Caring Guide from Home Advisor – http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.How-To-Deal-With-Your-Aging-Parents-A-Caring-Guide.17149.html

Independent Living for Seniors information from Helpguide.org – http://www.helpguide.org/articles/senior-housing/independent-living-for-seniors.htm

Easing the Transition to Assisted Living information from Everyday Health – http://www.everydayhealth.com/senior-health/easing-the-transition-to-assisted-living-or-nursing-home.aspx

Medicare and Nursing Home Care information from Medicare Consumer Guide – http://www.medicareconsumerguide.com/medicare-nursing-homes

Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – http://www.cdc.gov/aging/mentalhealth/depression.htm

Elderly Depression and Care for the Elderly from A Place For Mom – http://www.aplaceformom.com/senior-care-resources/articles/elderly-depression

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors from New Beginnings – http://www.newbeginningsdrugrehab.org/guide-to-addiction-prevention-for-seniors/

Depression Treatment: Therapy, Medication and Lifestyle Changes from Help Guide – http://www.helpguide.org/articles/depression/depression-treatment.htm

Seniors’ Art Therapy blog – http://www.arttherapyblog.com/c/art-therapy-seniors/

Staying Healthy as a Senior information from USA.gov – http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors/Health/Staying-Healthy.shtml

Brain Health information from the Alzheimer’s Association – http://www.alz.org/we_can_help_brain_health_maintain_your_brain.asp

Get Ready to Apply for Marketplace Health Care Insurance – how to apply and enroll for Health Insurance from HealthCare.gov – https://www.healthcare.gov/apply-and-enroll/get-ready-to-apply/

Open Enrollment Information Center from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services – http://www.cms.gov/Center/Special-Topic/Open-Enrollment-Center.html

Effects of Smoking on Your Health from BeTobaccoFree.gov – http://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/health-effects/smoking-health/

Smoking and Heart Attack Risk information from ACLS Training Center – https://www.acls.net/how-to-avoid-a-heart-attack.htm

Smoking and Cancer information and resources about cancer from Cancer Research UK – http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/healthyliving/smoking-and-cancer/smoking-and-cancer

Teens and Smoking information and resources from HealthyChildren.org – http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/teen/substance-abuse/Pages/Teens-and-Smoking.aspx

Quitting Smoking for Seniors: Is It Too Late? article from Plan Prescriber Blog – http://blog.planprescriber.com/2014/07/02/quitting-smoking-seniors/

Quit Plan – Information and resources for quitting smoking from Smokefree.gov – http://smokefree.gov/quit-plan

Top Medical Assistant Schools – a site dedicated to helping students in their journey to the medical assisting field – http://www.topmedicalassistantschools.com/

Mesothelioma Group – A community that provides up-to-date cancer support for mesothelioma patients and family members – http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center – comprehensive a abestos and mesothelioma information, but with an emphasis on the legal options available to asbestos victims and their families – http://www.MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org/

Mesothelioma Help – an organization with an online community made up of experienced medical professionals and patients providing help and education to patients and families affected by mesothelioma cancer – http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org/

The ePharmacy Technicians – School directory, career guide, exam guides and tips for becoming a pharmacist – http://theepharmacytechnicians.com/

Mesothelioma.net – free resources, education, support and hope for Mesothelioma patients and their friends and families – http://www.mesothelioma.net

The ultimate fire safety and disabilities guide – fire safety guide for people with disabilities made especially for people and caregivers of persons living with either blindness or low vision, hearing loss, physical disabilities or cognitive impairments – http://www.splitlevel.net/fire-safety-disabilities-blind-deaf-physical-cognitive-impairments

Arthritis-Health – a growing library of information for those suffering chronic pain from arthritis and arthritis related issues from Veritas – http://www.arthritis-health.com/living-arthritis/chronic-pain

Cleveland drug abuse treatment programs information and resources for addiction and substance abuse in Cleveland from DrugAbuse.com – http://drugabuse.com/usa/drug-abuse/cleveland-oh/

Online recovery resource directory – Drug rehabilitation and treatment in Cleveland information from Treatment4Addiction.com – http://www.treatment4addiction.com/rehab/ohio/cleveland/

12 Simple Ways to Save Money on Healthcare article from U.S. News – http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2015/01/30/12-simple-ways-to-save-money-on-health-care

Information and resources on staying fit, being active and eating right from the President’s Council on Fitness – http://www.fitness.gov/be-active/

Healthy eating tips – tips For eating healthy while eating out from the USDA at choosemyplate.gov – http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips/tips-for-eating-out.html

Travel workout – Fitness tips for business travelers from the Mayo Clinic – http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/exercise/art-20044177

Allergens and irritants information from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences at the National Institute of Health – http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/allergens/

Cleaning up after pets and critters – the guide to animal and insect allergen-free homes from Cleanitsupply – http://www.cleanitsupply.com/t/The_Guide_to_Animal_and_Insect_Allergen-Free_Homes.aspx

Information on toxic chemicals in your home from the Children’s Environmental Health Network – http://www.cehn.org/education/toxic_products

The Ultimate Guide to Pool Chemical Safety for Kids from Save On Pool Supplies – http://www.saveonpoolsupplies.com/landing/the-ultimate-guide-to-pool-chemical-safety-for-kids.aspx

Relapse Prevention and Post-Treatment Survival – a guide to relapse prevention for those recovering from substance abuse – from A New Start – http://anewstarttreatment.com/relapse-prevention-and-post-treatment-survival/

Medical malpractice guidelines and useful information and links from the Medical Malpractice Center – http://www.malpracticecenter.com/

Get help from patients and caregivers on Mesothelioma from the Mesothelioma community from Mesothelioma Help – https://www.mesotheliomahelp.org/

Tips and information on dealing with Parkinson’s Disease for caregivers from Caregiver.com – http://www.caregiver.com/articles/parkinsons/parkinsons_tips.htm

Helping Alzheimer’s Sufferers Cope with the Loss of a Loved One: A Guide for Caregivers from the Neptune Society – http://www.neptunesociety.com/resources/helping-alzheimers-sufferers-cope-with-the-loss-of-a-loved-one-a-guide-for-caregivers

Information on Diet and Parkinson’s Disease from the Michael J. Fox Foundation – https://www.michaeljfox.org/understanding-parkinsons/living-with-pd/topic.php?nutrition

Information on Exercise and Physical Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease from the Parkinson’s Disease Clinic – http://pdcenter.neurology.ucsf.edu/patients-guide/exercise-and-physical-therapy

Information on treating and dealing with Mesothelioma from Treat Mesothelioma – A Mesothelioma Treatment Community – https://www.treatmesothelioma.org/mesothelioma/

Mesothelioma Fund – helping patients and families obtain compensation from asbestos trust funds for those who need it – https://www.mesotheliomafund.com/

Detox to Rehab – an online source for information and treatment of additions, including an addiction Hotline – https://detoxtorehab.com/

Information on guiding you from Rehab to Recovery from Addiction Center – https://www.addictioncenter.com/

Safety information regarding kids and swimming pools from Katchakid – http://katchakid.com/ultimate-pool-safety-guide/

Swimming Safety Tips, Resources and More for children – http://safestars.org/swimming-safety/

Recent information and statistics on defective drugs and medical devices from RX Dangers – http://www.rxdangers.com/

Home Advice Guide – Home remodeling information for Veterans, Seniors and Disabled – http://www.homeadviceguide.com/home-remodelling-guide/

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Information and resources for living your life with Rheumatoid Arthritis – https://www.rheumatoidarthritis.org/

How-to Crowdfund Medical Bills information – and lots of other no nonsense, advice, how-to’s and reviews from BeBusinessed – http://bebusinessed.com/medical-fundraising/

Senior Care Compass – a comprehensive resource for anyone searching for care for a loved one, everything from in-home companionship care or fully managed memory care – http://www.seniorcarecompass.com/

Medicaid Long Term Care Guide – Eligibility by State information and more help information – https://www.seniorplanning.org/long-term-care-medicaid-eligibility/

MedicalAssistantDegrees.net – a place to find impartial information on medical assistant training programs for those looking to pursue a career in the medical assisting field – https://www.medicalassistantdegrees.net/

Autoimmune Diseases Fact Sheet from the Office of Women’s Health – http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/autoimmune-diseases.html

Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare-Ups – information and resources to help improve your quality of life for those with Rheumatoid Arthritis – http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/remedies-rheumatoid-arthritis

Nutrition Tips for Inflammatory Bowel Disease from the UCSF Medical Center – http://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/nutrition_tips_for_inflammatory_bowel_disease/

Life with Psoriasis: Managing Itch – information for managing the itch of Psoriasis from the National Psoriasis Foundation – https://www.psoriasis.org/life-with-psoriasis/managing-itch

Managing Your MS Pain – information on coping with Multiple Sclerosis from the University of Washington – http://msrrtc.washington.edu/info/factsheets/pain

10 Early Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s from the Alzheimer’s Association – http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_know_the_10_signs.asp

Mesothelioma Guide – Restoring Hope for Mesothelioma Patients – https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/mesothelioma/

Treat Mesothelioma information and resources including Mesothelioma Treatment Community – https://www.treatmesothelioma.org/

Healthy Diet Reviews – giving dieters an inside look into what science, and real life experiences, have to say about dietary changes, healthy menus and more from Diet Spotlight – https://www.dietspotlight.com/healthy-diet/

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