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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

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

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

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

Air Pollution and Respiratory Health

Air Pollution and Respiratory Health

General information, links, reports, and resources regarding respiratory disorders associated with air pollution. Includes information on smoke inhalation, carbon monoxide, asthma, and mold. Also available in Spanish.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Allergies

Alcohol Alert

Alcohol Alert

This quarterly bulletin managed by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism focuses on research on alcohol abuse and alcoholism. All issues published online, 1988 to present.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Alcohol; Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco

COPD Fact Sheet

COPD Fact Sheet

“Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe airflow obstruction that is associated mainly with emphysema and chronic bronchitis.” This question and answer fact sheet is written by the American Lung Association.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease