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Cancer Australia

Cancer Australia

“In July 2011, National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC) and Cancer Australia amalgamated to form a single national agency to provide leadership in cancer control and improve outcomes for Australians affected by cancer.” Find here many free resources to due with breast and ovarian cancer, geared towards both the public and to professionals.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breast Cancer

9/11 Health

9/11 Health

Established by the government of New York City, this website provides scientific information and resources for people whose health was affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Recent research about physical and mental health problems is provided, as well as information about healthcare services such as counseling, medical screening, and treatment. T …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

The National Coalition for LGBT Health

The National Coalition for LGBT Health

Health resources with the purpose of eliminating disparities in the health outcomes of LGBT populations based upon sexual orientation or gender presentation. The coalition seeks to increase participation by the LGBT community in advocacy for public and private sector policies affecting the delivery of healthcare to LGBT clients.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

Public Health & Prevention

Public Health & Prevention

This Medscape site features “Resources Centers” on numerous topics including: addiction, depression, geriatrics, hepatitis C, sports medicine, etc. Other resources here include continuing medical education, conference coverage, patient education, library of free journals, and discussion boards.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Preventive Medicine

Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General

Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General

This “first report of the Surgeon General on physical activity and health,” was released in 1996. Summaries of the information are available in the at-a-glance section. The report provides suggestions and statistics on physical activity, and each part can be read online or downloaded.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness

Health.gov

Health.gov

Directory of health sites from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. There are sections for general health information, health news, special initiatives, and federal agencies.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

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

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

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

Breastfeeding – Introduction

Breastfeeding – Introduction

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosts this site on breastfeeding, which includes information regarding how diseases and specific conditions affect human milk, proper handling and storage information for human milk, how specific vaccinations affect a woman???s milk supply, travel recommendations for the nursing mother and more. The s …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

From the CDC’s NCIPC website: “The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) works?? to reduce morbidity, disability, mortality, and costs associated with injuries.” Information available on this site includes: injury fact sheets, the Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS), injury maps, and downloadable …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Injuries

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Page

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Page

This page is provided by the Centers for Disease Control ( Department of Health and Human Services) National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD), and provides information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. The site offers fact sheets, FAQs, publications, educational materials, and other resources. It can also be accessed in …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

Facts About Blood

Facts About Blood

This site provides answers to all your questions about blood donation. Topics include facts about blood donation, who should donate, what to expect when donating, how blood is screened and processed, and other information related to transfusions.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Donors And Transplants

The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA)

The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA)

“HMBANA is a non-profit association of donor human milk banks established in 1985 to set standards for and to facilitate establishment and operation of milk banks in North America.” This site also contains information about donor milk processing, the history of milk banking, and a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) about milk banking.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

Circumcision Information Resource Centre

Circumcision Information Resource Centre

“The Circumcision Information Resource Centre is a non-profit organisation located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada which provides information about non-religious infant circumcision and related topics.” The site is available in French or English and contains links to articles and other web sites as well as information about ethical and religious aspec …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

U.S. Health Policy Gateway

U.S. Health Policy Gateway

Professor at the Duke Center for Health Policy maintains this web portal which is intended for the U.S. health policy community, media and general public. It includes five components: What’s What In Health Policy, Who’s Who in Health Policy, Area Health Profiles/Comparisons, Health Policy Reference Desk, and Key Health Policy Issues.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Health And Medical Sciences Blogs; Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health

NCBI Bookshelf

NCBI Bookshelf

The National Center for Biotechnology Information’s Bookshelf “provides free access to over 700 texts in life science and healthcare,” all of which are authored and edited by medical professionals. Users can browse, retrieve, and read Bookshelf’s content, as well as discover related information and research.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research; Health & Medical Sciences–Health Care Issues; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

Medherb.com from Medical Herbalism

Medherb.com from Medical Herbalism

This large and valuable site includes a great span of material, from discussion boards to journals to school listings and anatomy sites. Also in the medical herbalism site is a fine page giving links to brief histories of herbalism. Sections include, North America, Classic Herbals, Western Medicine, Chinese, Ayurvedic.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

Pulsus Group Inc.

Pulsus Group Inc.

The publisher of journals on Canadian and international medical research offers access to many of its publications, including the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, the Canadian Respiratory Journal and Pediatrics and Child Health.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Surgery; Health & Medical Sciences–Specializations–Cardiology; Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research; Health & Medical Sciences–Pain Treatment & Management; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics

NIH Consensus Development Program

NIH Consensus Development Program

“The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Development Program is the premier health technology assessment and transfer program in American medicine. Under this program, NIH organizes major conferences that produce consensus statements resolving controversial issues in medicine important to health care providers, patients, and the general p …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research; Health & Medical Sciences–Health Care Issues

Recovery Month

Recovery Month

National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is an observance day that educates Americans about the importance of behavioral health in achieving a healthy and rewarding life, and applauds those who have successfully sought addiction treatment and mental health services toward that end.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

NHS Choices

NHS Choices

The website for the National Health System (NHS) in the UK provides information on health topics ranging from health and fitness to health conditions, as well as health news, support and information for carers, and information on choosing health services in the UK. Information comes in many forms, from articles to videos and podcasts. Searchable.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

BioNews

BioNews

“BioNews, published by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) – a registered charity (number 1011897) whose Patron is Baroness Mary Warnock – provides accurate, balanced and timely news and comment on genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Genetics

Stress Resource Center

Stress Resource Center

“In a world bursting with situations that can cause stress — such as traffic jams, layoffs, illness, and money woes — it’s not surprising that many people are feeling stressed out. This online resource center will help you to understand the ways in which daily stress affects your body and how you can reduce these damaging effects.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Telecare Aware

Telecare Aware

“Telecare Aware is a news service about the technology, products, equipment and services (called telecare and telehealth) that help older and disabled people remain independent at home for longer.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Aging; Science & Technology; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences Blogs–Disability/Accessibility Blogs; Science & Technology Blogs

Diversity Health Institute Clearinghouse

Diversity Health Institute Clearinghouse

A central access point for multicultural health information sponsored by the Australian government but covers other countries as well. Covers topics such as refugee health, nutrition, ageing, mental health and many others. Also has links to international listservs.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

MEDLINEplus

MEDLINEplus

“MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 700 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health informa …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

POPLINE: Your connection to the world’s reproductive health literature

POPLINE: Your connection to the world’s reproductive health literature

???POPLINE is the world’s largest bibliographic database of family planning and related health and development issues.??? Although most of the articles are not for free, more than 13,000 links to full text articles are available, and there is full bibliographic information for all entries. The list of popular topics is provided for instant searche …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Mental Health

“The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.” Site includes a Health & Outreach section featuring mental health topics, publications, and statistics. Also featur …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

SafeMedication

SafeMedication

Database of information on 650 drugs, with information on how to take medicines, potential side effects, storage recommendations, and precautions, discussed in easy-to-understand language. “Information here is designed to supplement the information provided by your physician and the pharmacist who dispenses your prescriptions.” Also contains info …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medications & Pharmaceuticals

DrGreene.com: Caring for the Next Generation

DrGreene.com: Caring for the Next Generation

Extensive pediatric information, advice and resources advocating healthy choices are provided by Dr. Green. Free newsletter, pediatric wiki, forums, pediatric encyclopedia, topic discussions, chat with/ask Dr. Greene, general pediatric health topics and Care Guides are available within this website.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics

MedNews: Health and Medical News

MedNews: Health and Medical News

Give it to me straight, doctor! Medical professionals, researchers and consumers alike can find the latest reports from medical journals and conferences at MedNews.com. After free registration you can “customize your news by topic,” leave comments and email articles.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Health And Medical Sciences Blogs; Health & Medical Sciences–Health & Medical Sciences News

LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK Eye Surgery

This government site provides users whose interest in LASIK eye surgery ranges from casual curiosity to serious consideration with thorough information about what it is, whether or not it is right for them, what the risks are, what a patient who has LASIK can expect, and even a listing of lasers that are approved by the FDA. A glossary and FAQs ar …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Surgery

MedlinePlus: Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health

MedlinePlus: Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health

Provides links to information on gay, lesbian and transgender health issues including related links to research, statistics, journal articles, HIV/AIDS, health organizations, clinical trials and sexual stereotypes of children.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality; Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health

Jo???s Trust

Jo???s Trust

“Jo’s Trust is an online information and counselling service dedicated to women with cervical cancer, their family and friends.” The site offers free, confidential medical advice from experts and counselors. It also includes general information, news, events, frequently asked questions, and bulletin boards.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health

Reproductive Health Gateway

Reproductive Health Gateway

“Reproductive Health (RH) Gateway gives you quick access to relevant, accurate information about reproductive health on the World Wide Web. RH Gateway lets you search a group of websites carefully selected for accuracy, authority, and relevance… The ready-to-use search function currently searches through more than 20,000 pages on over 130 websit …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality–Contraception; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

Lifeline to Modern Medicine

Lifeline to Modern Medicine

Sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, this site provides information on the field of anesthesiology, types of anesthesia, pre-surgery Q&A, patient stories, anesthesia news and more.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Surgery; Health & Medical Sciences–Pain Treatment & Management

Motherhood Cafe

Motherhood Cafe

Read articles written by Dr. Stephanie Knaak about motherhood. Includes discussions of identity, adjusting to motherhood, postpartum depression, parenting, a public forum (so some non-expert information here), and more. Also links to several free resources for mothers.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Just the Facts: Baby

Just the Facts: Baby

Provides information for new and expecting parents. Contains sections about baby care, pregnancy, and parenting. Site features include a panel of experts answering common questions, a due date calculator, and pregnancy birth plan.
Subject: Reference–Experts & How-To; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

Parenting Science

Parenting Science

Looks at parenting from an anthropological view. Articles referring to research about parenting and child behavior. Meant to serve as a guide so parents can make decisions based on scientific facts.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics

NC Health and Wellness

NC Health and Wellness

Get tips and advice on how to maintain a healthier lifestyle, including nutrition and diet information, fitness exercises, how to stay tobacco-free, and join a community of others working towards being the healthiest they can be.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness

The Backrubs FAQ

The Backrubs FAQ

The six sections of this FAQ are divided into administrivia and acknowledgements, general questions, basics of massage, novice questions, professional massage, and other sources of information. It includes definitions of different types of massage and bodywork.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

YourTotalHealth

YourTotalHealth

Features articles on a wide range of health topics, including cancer, depression, sexual health, and sleep disorders. There are also health news items, a section of interactive online tools, and an ask the expert section where users send in questions for various practitioners to answer.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health

MedHunt

MedHunt

“A search engine plus catalog for Web sites and documents related to health and medicine. Some sites are picked by hand, others are chosen by a robot..” This site also available in French.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

Ask Dr. Weil

Ask Dr. Weil

An interactive site that features daily health questions from users. Old questions are archived by date or subject. The site also has a searchable directory of local holistic practitioners and a vitamin adviser that takes users through a series of online questions before making recommendations about the kinds of vitamins from which they may ben …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Vitamins & Minerals; Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

Men’s Health

Men’s Health

This site that focuses on men’s health issues has sections on fitness; sex and relationships; food, nutrition, and recipes; money, career, and style. There’s also daily tips and selected articles from the print Men’s Health Magazine.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

The Caregiver’s Handbook

The Caregiver’s Handbook

A complete online guide for caregivers of the elderly. It’s often recommended for those take care of Alzheimer’s patients but can be useful for others as well. “This book is directed primarily at the caregiver. This is not a how to book focused on problems of the ill patient. Rather, it offers practical approaches to common caregiver problems. S …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Aging; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Alzheimer’s

OBGYN.net

OBGYN.net

Information on health conditions that effect women, including cancer, eating disorders, menstruation, menopause, migraines, and sexuality. There’s a section on medical procedures, such as hysterectomy and mammograms. An annotated list of other health related links is also available.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

The Testicular Cancer Resource Center

The Testicular Cancer Resource Center

A resource for information and support about testicular cancer. It includes information on doing a self-exam and a glossary of testicular cancer terms as well as descriptions of various treatments.”We provide accurate and timely information about these tumors and their treatment to anyone and everyone interested. We have information for patients, …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Reproductive System Diseases; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

The Cycles Page

The Cycles Page

“The Cycles Page is a web-based application to help you track your monthly menstrual cycle. Because the dates it generates are based on statistics from previous months, it becomes more useful the more you use it… Please keep in mind that this program was written as a general tool to assist you in recording and forecasting your menstrual cycle, th …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Menstruation

Dr. Pribut’s Running Injuries Page

Dr. Pribut’s Running Injuries Page

This page consists of an index of articles written by Dr. Stephen Pribut about all aspects of running. He covers training styles, equipment needs, and related injuries. There is also a list of podiatric links. Users may e-mail Dr. Pribut with specific running questions.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness; Health & Medical Sciences–Specializations–Sports Medicine; Health & Medical Sciences–Injuries

World Health Organization Statistical Information System

World Health Organization Statistical Information System

The WHOSIS Web site (WHO Statistical Information System) provides core health statistics and epidemiological data as well as information presently available in the World Health Organization. More than 70 indicators, along with their definitions, can be accessed via a quick search.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Health Care Issues

Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs

Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs

Part of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, this site promotes worldwide health communication in the area of reproductive health. Find over 450 reproductive health, population and development organizations; the POPLINE database of citations on population, family planning, and related health information; and full text articles on th …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality–Contraception; Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Health Care Issues

Breastfeeding.com – Everything for the New Mom

Breastfeeding.com – Everything for the New Mom

Comprehensive site offering resources on breastfeeding and other infant parenting issues, especially directed towards new parents. Lactation consultants staff an “Ask an Expert” section. Sponsors a separate community for healthcare professionals to discuss lactation issues.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

Highlight Health

Highlight Health

Promotes health literacy through providing “intelligent and engaging” articles about various healthcare topics. Discusses unique content and provides links to all sources. Site is intended to “support, not replace, the relationship between patient and physician”.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Health And Medical Sciences Blogs; Health & Medical Sciences Blogs

Gay Men’s Health Crisis

Gay Men’s Health Crisis

GMHC provides direct services for care and support of people HIV and AIDS and publishes information in English and Spanish about HIV/AIDS and health. GMHC sponsors the David Geffin Center for HIV Prevention and Health Education as well as the Institute for Gay Men’s Health. They advocate at the city, state, and federal levels, for fair and effect …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

Lesbian Health – Womenshealth.gov

Lesbian Health – Womenshealth.gov

Answers to frequently asked medical questions and key health information for lesbians and bisexual women, produced by the National Women’s Health Information Center of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health

ARUP Consult

ARUP Consult

ARUP Consult is a physician???s guide to laboratory test selection and interpretation, which offers health care providers access to diagnostic advice regarding test selection and interpretation. “Topics include clinical background information, test ordering suggestions, and concise diagnostic advice.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research

Reference.MD

Reference.MD

Intended for medical professionals and researchers. References medical information from the National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings, the National Institutes of Health Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), Drugs@FDA, and the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research; Health & Medical Sciences–Medications & Pharmaceuticals

Find Counseling.com

Find Counseling.com

Provides background and contact information for mental health professionals nation-wide. Therapists are searchable by specialty, zip code, gender, patient age group and more. Find key terms in the medical glossary, psychology news briefs, and links to mental health organizations.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Anatomy Atlases

Anatomy Atlases

Anatomy atlases is a digital library containing six different anatomy texts. These include the Atlas of Human Anatomy, Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section, Atlas of Microscopic Anatomy – A Functional Approach, Anatomy of First Aid – A Case Study Approach, Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation and Lessons From a Bone Box.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Anatomy & Physiology

Dr. Deb

Dr. Deb

From the blog: “I am a psychologist who specializes in trauma and depression. Current issues and articles that impact the human psyche will be presented here. To be used for educational purposes only.” Dr. Serani also responds to comments to her posts.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Health And Medical Sciences Blogs; Health & Medical Sciences Blogs

The Health Care Blog

The Health Care Blog

“One of the most respected independent voices in the healthcare industry”, The Health Care Blog is authored by a group of medical professionals. Entries are added daily about the drug industry, the medical profession???s use of the Internet, insurance, policy, doctors, and other topics.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Health And Medical Sciences Blogs; Health & Medical Sciences Blogs

Finding Out-Of-Print Books

Finding Out-Of-Print Books

Can’t find that book you loved as a child in the bookstore? This site will help you navigate the world of out-of-print books. It includes advice on the steps to take to find these books, what to do if you don’t remember the title or author, and even information on various used book dealers.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Books

Susan G. Komen for the Cure: About Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure: About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer-related health information and news. “Here, you’ll find the latest information on diagnosis and treatment, risk factors and screening, including our Breast Cancer Risk Factors Table, and a host of other topics???like complementary therapies, life after treatment, and quality medical care.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breast Cancer

Women For Sobriety, Inc.

Women For Sobriety, Inc.

Women For Sobriety, Inc., “a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions,??? identifies local chapters, links to related materials, provides text of articles by the founder, and provides information on becoming a moderator.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions

Healthline

Healthline

Healthline is both a health search engine and a provider of its own articles on medical topics. This information clearinghouse offers its own doctor reviewed articles and searches other sites that its on-staff doctors and medical experts consider to be “the top health sites on the Web.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

Breastfeeding: Best for Baby. Best for Mom.

Breastfeeding: Best for Baby. Best for Mom.

This site is hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at WomensHealth.gov. It contains a wealth of information, from common questions and answers about breastfeeding, benefits of breastfeeding, and information about the National Breastfeeding Campaign, including a radio interview with Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona. This sit …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

Webvision

Webvision

Do you have any questions about the eye or human vision? This site has everything you need to know about the eye, with an abundance of information on the structure and functioning of the retina. Packed with helpful images to supplement the text, as well as a few short videos that require Quicktime. From the John Moran Eye Center at the Universit …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Anatomy & Physiology

Medical Technology Business Europe

Medical Technology Business Europe

Medical Technology Business Europe is ???the first publication to focus on developments in medical technology from a European perspective???. The new archives provide information covering the latest developments in medical technology.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Technology

Pregnancy Guide to Fetal Development

Pregnancy Guide to Fetal Development

The University of Maryland Medical Center created this site which allows you to get an ???insider???s view of a baby in the making??? from its conception all the way to term. You can watch the entire development or freeze the images week by week to see how the fetus changes and grows over time.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

VBAC.com

VBAC.com

This site provides mothers-to-be and maternity care professionals access to research-based information, resources, continuing education and support for VBAC* (vaginal birth after cesarean).
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy.org

Pregnancy.org

This site contains information regarding preconception, pregnancy and early childhood. Full of interesting tools, it includes a customizable pregnancy calendar, baby name finder, bulletin boards to chat with other expectant moms, a video library, and articles and essays all about fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth seeks to prepare pregnant women and their partners for a well-informed, natural birth experience through a series of 12 classes. This method of childbirth education is also called ???Husband-Coached Childbirth.??? This site contains information on diet for pregnancy and a directory of certified Bradley Met …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

AskDrSears.com

AskDrSears.com

This comprehensive site contains information on pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, family nutrition, fussy babies, sleep problems, childhood illnesses, bottlefeeding and more.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

myMidwife.org

myMidwife.org

Created by the American College of Nurse Midwives, this site contains information on midwifery, pregnancy, and family centered care. Find out what midwives do, information on prenatal, gynecological, and infant care, or find a certified midwife.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy, Birth & Breastfeeding–Birth

PSI: Postpartum Support International

PSI: Postpartum Support International

Find out what postpartum depression/mood disorders are and their symptoms, in addition to locating postpartum resources for moms and their families, resources for fathers, and information on finding support groups in your area.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Depression; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

Kellymom.com: Breastfeeding and Parenting

Kellymom.com: Breastfeeding and Parenting

Kellymom.com offers breastfeeding support and information, including free, downloadable handouts. The site also includes information on parenting, when to start solid foods, nutrition for mom and baby, and post-partum depression. Searchable.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

Foot Web

Foot Web

“Resource for finding information about foot related health care problems, foot care providers, as well as footcare products.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Specializations

March of Dimes: Caffeine in Pregnancy

March of Dimes: Caffeine in Pregnancy

This site gives information on the effects of caffeine on fertility, fetal development, nursing newborns and infants and gives a listing of the amount of caffeine in different food and beverages.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Caffeine; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

CCRN-CEN Central.com: Caring for Critically Ill People

CCRN-CEN Central.com: Caring for Critically Ill People

Registered Nurses can expand their professional status and salary expectations by acquiring certification in critical care. This site provides easy access to information and practice questions for the two examinations: CCRN (Certification for Adult, Pediatric, and Neonatal Critical Care Nurses) and CEN (Certification for Emergency Nursing). The a …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nursing; Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research

The Gift of a Lifetime: Organ & Tissue Transplantation in America

The Gift of a Lifetime: Organ & Tissue Transplantation in America

Information about organ and tissue donation, including educational links, a web documentary, and the stories of people who have received or are waiting for donations, and their families. Also provides information on organ systems and the history of transplantation in medicine.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Donors And Transplants

Infinitec.org

Infinitec.org

Infinitec.org, “Infinite Potential Through Assistive Technology,” is a collaborative project from the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Chicago and the United Cerebral Palsy Associations that seeks to advance independence and promote inclusive opportunities for people with disabilities through technology. The site offers extensive librar …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

eMedicine Health

eMedicine Health

eMedicine Health is dedicated to providing consumer health information. “With more than 5500 pages of health content, the site contains articles written by physicians for patients and consumers. Each article is reviewed by 2 physicians and a PharmD. Current medical information is available in the Health Resource, First Aid and Emergencies, and Lif …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

Center for AIDS Prevention Studies

Center for AIDS Prevention Studies

This page, published by the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at University of Califoria, San Francisco, provides links to fact sheets (both html and pdf) on various topics about HIV/AIDS. Many of the fact sheets are also available in Spanish and Kiswahili.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality; Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS

The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (ON DPG)

The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (ON DPG)

“The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group or ON DPG is a dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association or ADA.” This site provides links to a database of resources for both professionals and patients, a newsletter, and recent research.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Consumer Health Resources on the Internet

Consumer Health Resources on the Internet

This page is a publication of the University of Connecticut Health Center and includes links to a variety of consumer health information topics including: Directories and Meta Indexes; Full-text Publications; Medical Journals; News Services; Disease, Medical Conditions, General Health; Environmental Health, Quackery and Health Fraud, as well as res …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

NetWellness: Consumer Health Information

NetWellness: Consumer Health Information

“Netwellness provides the highest quality health information and education services created and evaluated by the faculty at the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, and Case Western University.” This site includes a library and a list of clinical trials ongoing in the state of Ohio.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

Health Information: Office of Dietary Supplements

Health Information: Office of Dietary Supplements

The Office of Dietary Supplements is part of the National Institute of Health. This page includes links to information about dietary supplements. Topics include: Background about Claims and Labeling, Informed Decision-Making, Consumer Safety, and Nutrient Recommendation Reports & Tables (DRIs & RDAs).
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet–Vitamins & Minerals; Health & Medical Sciences–Medications & Pharmaceuticals

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

This is the homepage of the National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is an institute of the National Institutes of Health which is “dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) researchers, and disseminating au …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet; Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine; Health & Medical Sciences–Medications & Pharmaceuticals

Health Information– National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Health Information– National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

This page is part of the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) website. The page contains links to information for consumers on specific alternative medical treatments. Information is organized under the following headings: Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Alerts and …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

Web Sites You Can Trust, The CAPHIS Top 100 List

Web Sites You Can Trust, The CAPHIS Top 100 List

The Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS), an interest section of the Medical Library Association, offers links to websites “CAPHIS members and other librarians with a resource to use in their daily practice and teaching.” Topic areas include general, men’s, women’s, and senior health.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

Choosing a Doctor or Health Care Service

Choosing a Doctor or Health Care Service

This page is part of the MedlinePlus website maintained by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and includes links to information on choosing a hospital, doctor, specialist, mental health provider, as well as links to research about consumer health issues.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Health Care Issues–Physicians And Hospitals; Health & Medical Sciences

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

Online version of one of the most widely used medical texts in the world. Covers symptoms and treatments for an extremely broad range of diseases, disorders, and other medical conditions. Emphasis and tone is aimed at medical professionals, but laypersons will find much of use here as well.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

Ovid

Ovid

A catalog of world-class book, journal, and database resources, innovative information search and discovery tools, and customized services for the scientific and healthcare community.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research

Everyday Health

Everyday Health

Health portal that provides information about popular health topics, medical conditions, prescription drugs, fitness, wellness, and mental health. The site has a medical expert index to search for questions and answers by condition and doctors’ names. Index of health videos available for viewing.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service

CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service

“An international listing of clinical research trials. You can use this listing to search for clinicaltrials, find out information about physicians and medical centers performing clinical research, and to learn about drug therapies newly approved by the Foodand Drug Administration. You may also sign up for an E-mail notification service, which will …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research

EyesOnThePrize.org

EyesOnThePrize.org

EyesOnThePrize.org is an online support and information website for women with gynecological cancers including: cervical, uterine, ovarian, vaginal, vulvar, and gestational. Features include extensive links and FAQ sections and an “ask the pros” service (submit questions to obstetricians, oncologists, and nurse practitioners.)
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Cervical Dysplasia; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Ovarian Cancer

History of Medicine Division

History of Medicine Division

From the National Library of Medicine website: “The History of Medicine Division (HMD) holds all National Library of Medicine (NLM) monographic material printed before 1914, including books, manuscripts, pamphlets, and dissertations, and all journals prior to 1871. In addition, HMD holds NLM’s post-1914 pamphlets and dissertations, the Modern Manu …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–History Of Medicine

Injury Prevention Web

Injury Prevention Web

From the Injury Prevention Web homepage: “The Injury Prevention Web hosts the Web sites of several agencies and organizations working to prevent injuries. This site contains a weekly literature update of recent journal articles and agency reports, injury data for every U.S. state, more than 1400 links to government and non-profit injury prevention …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Injuries

Virtual Pediatric Hospital : a digital library of pediatric information

Virtual Pediatric Hospital : a digital library of pediatric information

Content from the award-winning Virtual Children’s Hospital, created in 1992 at the University of Iowa and shut down January 1, 2006, is still available at this digital library site, specializing in pediatric health and medicine and offering several online pediatric textbooks.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics

National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems

National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems

From the NAPHSIS website: “The National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS) is a national association of state vital records and public health statistics offices…
The association provides national leadership in advocating, creating, and maintaining comprehensive high quality public health information syste …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

“The mission of the Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Corps is to provide highly-trained and mobile health professionals who carry out programs to promote the health of the Nation, understand and prevent disease and injury, assure safe and effective drugs and medical devices, deliver health services to Federal beneficiaries, and furnish heal …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health

Public Health Foundation

Public Health Foundation

The Public Health Foundation (PHF)website states that the PHF is “a national, non-profit organization, is dedicated to supporting, convening, and advancing efforts of local, state, and federal public health agencies and systems to promote and protect the health of people living within their respective jurisdictions.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health

Public Health in America

Public Health in America

This Office of Public Health and Science website consists of a mission statement for public health and includes links to the online version of Healthy People 2010, the guideline for public health benchmarks in states and communities.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)

From the SOPHE website: “the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) mission is to provide leadership to the profession of health education and health promotion to contribute to the health of all people through advances in health education theory and research, excellence in health education practice, and the promotion of public policies conduc …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Handbook

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Handbook

This downloadable booklet includes information about educational needs of FAS children, a glossary of terms, list of websites, bibliographies of articles, videos, and books. PLEASE NOTE: to download this booklet you must have Adobe Acrobat.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

FAS Community Resource Center

FAS Community Resource Center

The FAS Community Resource Center is a resource for parents and others affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Topics covered on this site include: FAS Facts, FAS symptoms, FAS Intervention During Childhood, and many articles about how fetal alcohol exposure affects behavior.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

Information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

This page is maintained/developed by the FAS Community Resource Center (FAS-CRC). FAS-CRC ???comprises two communities: A local community in Tucson, Arizona and a virtual Internet community that reaches beyond Tucson across Arizona, all over the United States, and around the world.???
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

NOFAS is a national advocacy group which defines its mission as: ???protecting children and families by fighting the leading known cause of mental retardation and birth defects.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

BoatSafe Kids!

BoatSafe Kids!

Why is the bathroom on a boat called a head? How do life jackets work? This site answers your questions about boats and boating, plus it has instructions on how to tie knots and how to spot storms.
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Boats & Boating; Fun Stuff–Other Fun Stuff

Breast Cancer Connections

Breast Cancer Connections

This site serves as a source of information to improve the lives of people touched by breast cancer by acting as a clearinghouse for information and support, providing volunteer opportunities for breast cancer survivors and friend dedicated to helping others with the disease, and serving as an educational resource and a community center for all who …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breast Cancer

Ask the Dietitian

Ask the Dietitian

In this site, Joanne Larsen M.S., R.D. registered dietitian, advises about topics related to diet and foods. As of February 19, 1996, the database contains 346 answers covering 61 topics such as Alcohol, Caffeine, Diabetes, Exercise, Junk Foods, and Vegetarian. We can look over the three screens of topics, and if we don’t find what we want to know, …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

NurseUniverse.com

NurseUniverse.com

An online community for nurses that focuses on employment and training opportunities. You can search for jobs by state and speciality and look for vocational medical schools in your area. Contains information on continuing education opportunities along with other aspects of nursing career development.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nursing

Southern California Orthopedic Institute

Southern California Orthopedic Institute

Although a commerical site, there is plenty of useful information about orthopedics for consumers. The first screen has graphical links to the knee, shoulder, ankle, spine, hand and elbow, with each link providing anatomical information and conditions requiring medical intervention. Surgical procedures are illustrated and discussed in basic terms. …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Specializations

Testicular Cancer Information and Support

Testicular Cancer Information and Support

“This site has been developed for the sole purpose of education and support for patients with testicular cancer and their family members.” Includes cancer facts, sign and symptoms, self-exams, questions, chemotherapy and radiation information, links, stories, and forums.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Reproductive System Diseases; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

WellnessWeb – The Patient’s Network

WellnessWeb – The Patient’s Network

The Patient’s Network focuses on a “community approach to the delivery of health care information. It combines original material with links to dozens of other resources.” The Patient’s Network contains Medical Centers which are developed by patients and professionals. Medical Center departments include the Smoker’s Clinic, Women’s Health, Stress Co …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

Cervix and Pap Smear Problems

Cervix and Pap Smear Problems

Frequently Asked Questions explaining various cervical tests, conditions, effects, and treatments. The site also provides links to further educational material, related topics, and message boards.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Cervical Dysplasia; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Reproductive System Diseases

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Other Infant Death (SIDS/OID) Information Web Site

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Other Infant Death (SIDS/OID) Information Web Site

Excellent site containing a plethora of information about SIDS, from medical information to grief support. “This site is the growing collaborative effort of individuals from across the United States and around the world. This site offers up-to-date information as well as support for those who have been touched by the tragedy of SIDS/OID.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics

Merck Veterinary Manual

Merck Veterinary Manual

“The Merck Veterinary Manual (MVM) has served veterinarians and other animal health professionals as a concise and reliable animal health reference for over 45 years.” This free online version is searchable or browsable.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Veterinary Medicine

Pregnancy Centers Online

Pregnancy Centers Online

Email/phone help line and website with accurate information about pregnancy and abortion, including availability of free pregnancy-related medical services and tests. Does not refer clients to abortion clinics or prescribers of abortion medications.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth; Health And Sexuality–Sex–Pregnancy

BMC Women’s Health

BMC Women’s Health

“Publishes original research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of gynaecological, fertility, and breast disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health

Breast Cancer Research

Breast Cancer Research

“The journal aims to ensure that researchers and clinicians have easy access to the latest research and analysis, particularly in the areas of genetics, biochemistry and cell biology.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breast Cancer

The Bones of the Skull

The Bones of the Skull

This site features a downloadable program “developed to help students learn the features and bones of the human skull.” It runs on Macintosh or Windows computers, and consists of QuickTime VR object movies and an interactive textbook. Download is free, but you must register first.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Anatomy & Physiology

Prevention

Prevention

“Prevention helps readers stay healthy and vital. It informs nearly 12 million readers each month on new developments in nutrition, fitness, weight control, food preparation and body care; and it motivates them to take charge of their health.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet

Her Health Online

Her Health Online

A holistic health magazine for women. Departments include General Health; Breast Health; Nutrition; Fitness; Sex; and The Natural Women.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

Before Birth and Beyond

Before Birth and Beyond

“The StorkNet community newsletter spotlighting articles on pregnancy, infant/child health, reader tips, freebies, and info of interest to parents and those who work in the areas of pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, parenting, and pediatrics.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability

The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability

NCPAD (National Center on Physical Activity and Disability) promotes resources that enable persons with disabilities to be physically active. Their web site includes directories of organizations, programs, fact sheets, discussion groups, and online presentations.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

PubMed

PubMed

“PubMed provides access to bibliographic information which includes MEDLINE as well as additional life science journals. MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences.

“PubMed also p …

Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.

The Planned Parenthood health site provides information on sexual and reproductive health, resources about the Planned Parenthood organizational activities, and a list of Frequently Asked Questions about health. They also offer a version of their site, including health information, in Spanish.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality; Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality–Contraception; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth; Health And Sexuality–Sex

InteliHealth

InteliHealth

Consumer health web site that provides “credible information and useful tools from the most trusted sources, including Harvard Medical School and University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Established in 1996, InteliHealth has become one of the leading online health information companies in the world. InteliHealth is a subsidiary of Aetn …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

The Fertility Race

The Fertility Race

“In the late 1990s, Minnesota Public Radio broadcast this series on infertility and the social issues related to advanced reproductive technologies. Listen to the original audio, or explore insightful articles on the history of American attitudes toward infertility, surrogate motherhood, the vast and profitable fertility industry, a generation of t …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

Lamaze International

Lamaze International

Resources about pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting. For anyone considering pregnancy to those who have a newborn infant. Searchable.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy, Birth & Breastfeeding–Birth; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life

Immunization Info

Immunization Info

“NNii’s mission is to provide the best possible science-based information to everyone who needs to know the facts about immunization. NNii believes that immunization is one of the most important ways to protect against serious infectious diseases.” Immunization information, daily immunization-related news, resources for parents, and searchable data …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Preventive Medicine

Alternative Mental Health Online

Alternative Mental Health Online

“The mission of Safe Harbor is to assist and promote non-harmful, alternative (non-psychiatric) methods and practitioners for helping the mentally disturbed.” The site includes links to articles about various mental health problems, events & seminars, local chapter information, a support group listserv, and much more.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Iyengar Yoga Resources

Iyengar Yoga Resources

Serves as a “comprehensive website for Iyengar yoga.” Directory of yoga-related resources, including listings of associations, books, other yoga sites, study materials, workshops, and a guide to yoga centers worldwide. Users may submit additional resources to the site.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Exercise & Fitness

The Mayday Pain Project

The Mayday Pain Project

“The major goal of The Mayday Pain Project is to increase awareness and provide objective information concerning the treatment of pain. This web site is set up to be an index for visitors and contains carefully chosen Internet links and resources. We hope that everyone from pain sufferers to family members and care givers to medical professionals w …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Pain Treatment & Management; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

The National Women’s Health Information Center

The National Women’s Health Information Center

“The NWHIC provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women??s health information resources. Our site on the World Wide Web can help you link to, read, and download a wide variety of women’s health-related material developed by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense, other Federal agencies, and private …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health

Medicdirect

Medicdirect

“medicdirect is an innovative health website hosted by some of the leading medical consultants in the United Kingdom, providing a comprehensive health information website written by recognised experts in their particular field of medicine.” This site provides a comprehensive guide for health and medical information. Includes areas dealing with co …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

BreastCancer.org

BreastCancer.org

Women’s health resources centering around the topic of breast health, including breast cancer prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and side effects. Provides updates on research news and support systems like lifestyle tips, chat rooms, and discussion forums for women dealing with breast cancer.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breast Cancer

Retina Reference

Retina Reference

Scientific and mathematical discussion of the retina. Information about molecular and cellular structure. Includes a bibliography of vision-related articles, diagrams, mathematical equations, and sections on the retinal neuron and the anatomy of eye.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Anatomy & Physiology

The Merck Manual of Medical Information – Home Edition

The Merck Manual of Medical Information – Home Edition

“Merck & Co., Inc.’s online version of the home edition of their celebrated medical reference text. Based on The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, the home edition is a new publication from Merck geared for the layperson but still containing searchable ‘information about diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.'” The manua …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medications & Pharmaceuticals; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

burnsurgery.com

burnsurgery.com

“Burnsurgery.com is designed to provide comprehensive, up-to-date educational tools for burn care professionals throughout the world. As the science and clinical care of burn patients rapidly evolves, we hope that this site will provide an additional tool for burn care professionals to disseminate improvements in burn care.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Injuries

Herbal Bookworm

Herbal Bookworm

This fun book review site focuses primarilly on works of medical herbalism. There are so many books on herbalism, and many of them are of questionable quality. Use this fine site as a guide to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

Rocky Mountain Herbal Institute

Rocky Mountain Herbal Institute

“RMHI, a private educational and research organization, has offered professional training in Chinese herbal sciences since 1987 (since 1992 in Hot Springs, Montana).” This site has great articles on Chinese and Western herbalism, as well as free access to their online Traditional Chinese Medicine database and library.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

American Botanical Council Online

American Botanical Council Online

“The American Botanical Council (ABC) was incorporated in November 1988 as a nonprofit education organization. ABC’s goals are to educate the public about beneficial herbs and plants and to promote the safe and effective use of medicinal plants.” This site provides a nice Herbal FAQ section, as well as links to related sites.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

Richters Herbs – Medicinal, Culinary, Aromatic – Plants & Seeds

Richters Herbs – Medicinal, Culinary, Aromatic – Plants & Seeds

This place has a nice “Education and Events” section, including an online seminar on planting seeds and a lecture series that is posted on the site. Also, in the “News and Info” section, the Richters HerbLetter is a great up-to-date news letter on the herbalism scene.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alternative Medicine

NIH Consensus Statements

NIH Consensus Statements

An NIH Consensus Statement is a report evaluating state-of-the-art scientific information on a given biomedical technology with the purpose of resolving a particular controversial issue in clinical practice. Each NIH Consensus Statement answers a series of four to six questions concerning efficacy, risk, and clinical applications, and recommends di …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health

“The NIH mission is to uncover new knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. NIH works toward that mission by: conducting research in its own laboratories; supporting the research of non-Federal scientists in universities, medical schools, hospitals, and research institutions throughout the country and abroad; helping in the training …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences; Health & Medical Sciences–Public Health

Children with Spina Bifida

Children with Spina Bifida

An informative and useful site for parents and professionals who deal with children with spina bifida. The site contain information in six categories: Spina Bifida (organizations, links); Related Diagnosis; Learning Issues; Family Support; Tests, Surgeries, and Treatments; and Miscellaneous.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Birth Defects

Discovery Health

Discovery Health

A comprehensive resource for health information. Features include health news, a nutrition guide, health info for people of all different ages, a reference room, and “Ask a Doc.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences

Eat Well, Live Well

Eat Well, Live Well

“Providing up-to-date, reliable food and nutrition information to students, the general public, health professionals and kids. Includes general info, monthly newsletter, on-line surveys and resources, dietary assessment, research bibliography, etc.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Nutrition & Diet