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EyeCareSource.com

EyeCareSource.com

A “resourceportal for eye care information.” Contains information about eye health, surgery, eye diseases, corrective wear, and careers in optometry. Maintained by a health publisher since 2004.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Vision And Eye Conditions

Tinnitus [NIDCD]

Tinnitus [NIDCD]

An easy-to-read question and answer sheet describing symptoms, causes, treatments from doctors and self-help procedures, as well as additional resources about ear ringing or tinnitus.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Nose, Ear & Throat Disorders

Doctor Fungus

Doctor Fungus

Contains online resource guides for everything mycological. This includes sections on fungal infections in people, animals, and plants; sick buildings, fungus, antifungal agents, MIC database, and education.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany); Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Hair, Nail & Skin Diseases; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Allergies

CA – A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

CA – A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

“CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society providing cancer care professionals with up-to-date information on all aspects of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.” Full text of many issues available on-line. Searchable.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report is a CDC publication which includes provisional data “based on weekly reports to CDC by state health departments.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Health & Medical Sciences News; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

This resource, found within the University of Virginia’s Children’s Medical Center, is a tutorial for children and parents. It provides information about what cerebral palsy (CP) is, what the causes of CP are, different types of CP, problems people with CP may encounter, equipment used by people with CP, and therapy techniques.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

Gene Therapy for Cancer: Questions and Answers – National Cancer Institute FactSheet

Gene Therapy for Cancer: Questions and Answers – National Cancer Institute FactSheet

This fact sheet from the National Cancer Institute answers 12 basic questions about gene therapy, including information about its use in treating cancer.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Biomedicine

What You Need To Know About??? Cervical Cancer – National Cancer Institute

What You Need To Know About??? Cervical Cancer – National Cancer Institute

This is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) booklet about cervical cancer.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Reproductive System Diseases

National HIV and STD Testing Resources

National HIV and STD Testing Resources

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention answers frequently asked questions about HIV and STD testing, transmission, infection, and prevention. Provides search engines to help people find local testing centers in their area.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Sexually Transmitted Diseases

HIV/AIDS and Men Who Have Sex With Men

HIV/AIDS and Men Who Have Sex With Men

The Center for Disease Control provides information in English and Spanish about HIV and AIDS risk prevention strategies for men who have sexual relations with men. The CDC offers groups that teach interventions specifically for populations most at risk for HIV and other STD transmission.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

Smoking and Tobacco Use–Office on Smoking and Health

Smoking and Tobacco Use–Office on Smoking and Health

Offers free publications such as “Smoking, Tobacco, and Health: A Fact Book”, “Health Benefits of Smoking Cessation”, and “Reducing the Health Risks of Secondhand Smoke”. Prevalence data including cigarette consumption statistics, and cigarette smoking trends are also found at this site.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Nicotine