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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

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

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

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

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

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

Boston Public Library Kid’s Page – Book Lists and Magazines

Boston Public Library Kid’s Page – Book Lists and Magazines

These booklists are all recommendations made by youth librarians at the Boston Public Library. Some of the booklists that can be found on this page include recommended books for boys, folktales, tearjerkers, books about new babies, fingerplay for toddlers and resources for readers interested in environmentalism.
Subject: Reading Zone–Book Lists

Food Allergy Survivors Together

Food Allergy Survivors Together

“Food Allergy Survivors Together (FAST) is a free online support group for children, teens, and adults who have allergies, or have an allergic family member or friend.” Includes advice and recipes.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Allergies

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

LillyDiabeties.com

LillyDiabeties.com

LillyDiabetes.com provides information on diabetes itself and living with diabetes, including everything from risks for diabetes to recipes for those with diabetes. The site is extremely user-friendly, even including a handy dictionary of diabetes-related terms. Available in Spanish and English. This site uses Adobe Flash Player.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues & Social Welfare–Hunger–Nutrition; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Diabetes

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse

NIDA employs scientific approaches to combating drug and alcohol abuse by supporting interdisciplinary research and “ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention, treatment and policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions

ACAAI online – American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

ACAAI online – American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology provides allergy advice, information on asthma screening, finding an allergist, a dictionary of related terms and patient support. Information is also available in Spanish.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease–Asthma; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Allergies

Leukaemia Research Fund

Leukaemia Research Fund

A United Kingdom organization website devoted to the research of various blood cancers and disorders including leukaemia, lymphomas, and myeloma.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Blood Disorders

Pride Institute: LGBT Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Care

Pride Institute: LGBT Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Care

Pride Institute is a “safe space” and treatment center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning people who are struggling with depression, psychological issues, or addiction to alcohol, crystal meth, cocaine, heroin or other illegal drugs. Site includes addiction support information and resources for clients as well as family, frien …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Alcohol; Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Illegal Drugs

Road of Life

Road of Life

Website for educators provides downloadable lesson plans regarding bodily health and wellness focused on prevention and healthy eating. Lessons are available for 3rd-5th grades. Content is produced by the Road of Life organization, and is aligned to the Ohio State Academic Content Standards.
Subject: Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer–Lung Cancer; Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

The Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre

The Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre

The Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre (MSRC) is a UK-based charitable organization that offers information, resources and counseling for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), their friends and family. MSRC has information about MS, a chat room and message board, and provides a free telephone support line for those in the UK.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Multiple Sclerosis

American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society

“In 1913, 10 physicians and five laymen founded the American Society for the Control of Cancer. Its stated purpose was to “disseminate knowledge concerning the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of cancer; to investigate conditions under which cancer is found; and to compile statistics in regard thereto.” Later renamed the American Cancer Society, …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

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

The Oral Cancer Foundation

The Oral Cancer Foundation

“The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy, and support.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Nose, Ear & Throat Disorders

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases

The journal’s mission is to “enhance communication of public health information about emerging diseases so that prevention measures can be implemented without delay. Emerging Infectious Diseases is peer reviewed and will be providing information on emerging infections.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Get data, statistics, and reports on all aspects of health: individual, preventative, and environmental. Great for Public Health Professionals, Healthcare Providers, Researchers, Travelers, Scientists, Partners, Policy Makers, Students, Educators, and most any individuals interested in health issues.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Health And Environment

Mitral Valve Repair Center

Mitral Valve Repair Center

This site offers an overview of mitral valve function and disease from the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Topics include mitral valve anatomy, mitral valve disease, mitral valve surgery and alternative treatments.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Specializations–Cardiology; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

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

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

The NFID factsheets provide information about infectious disease issues such as immunization as well as information on individual diseases. There’s also ordering information for NFID publications, some of which are free. The virtual library of diseases provides links to related resources.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Viruses

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 Body: A Multimedia AIDS and HIV Resource

The Body: A Multimedia AIDS and HIV Resource

The Body’s mission is to “use the Web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians; demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment; improve patients’ quality of life; and to foster community through human connection.” This site contains basic information about HIV/AIDS, as well as how to cope with a diagnosis. Additional resources include an online ma …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS

Auscultation Assistant

Auscultation Assistant

“Show of hands, please. Who of you has wondered what mysterious sounds flow through doctors’ stethoscopes while you follow their instructions about how to breathe. If you’re curious, but no doctor’s about with a handy-dandy stethoscope, you can still get answers. Go to “Auscultation Assistant”, instead. The site offers medical students and doctors …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

Heart Surgery Forum

Heart Surgery Forum

“Cardiac surgery has been on the cutting edge since the first cardiac transplant, performed by Christian Barnard in 1967, often giving the impression of something between sorcery and astronautics. If you wonder what cardiac surgery really is, and what cardiac surgeons do when performing open-heart operations – apart from earning a lot of money – go …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

Lung Cancer Awareness Campaign

Lung Cancer Awareness Campaign

Information and statistics about lung cancer. There are also support numbers to call for patients with lung cancer or their families as well as links to related resources. The site is co-sponsored by Cancer Care, Inc; Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support, and Education; National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship; and Cancer Research Foundat …
Subject: Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer–Lung Cancer

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Find health related information about your heart, lungs, and blood. Features of the site include clinical guidelines on overweight and obesity (including a body mass index calculator), Latino cardiovascular health resources, and several interactive tools for high blood pressure, determining your body mass index, and more.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Mental Disorders–Eating Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease

National AIDS Treatment Information Project

National AIDS Treatment Information Project

“NATIP has developed 60 topics, with over 30 of them also available in Spanish translations. The roster of topics is divided into four categories: Clinical Manifestations (for example: fever, weight loss, anemia) Opportunistic Diseases (for example: pneumocystis pneumonia, toxoplasmosis, Candidiasis) Therapeutics (for example: antiretroviral the …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS

Tourette Syndrome “Plus”

Tourette Syndrome “Plus”

This site provides resources for parents, teachers, and professionals about Tourette’s Syndrome and its associated disorders. It includes frequently asked questions, treatment information, glossaries, handouts, classroom tips, and much more.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Tourette Syndrome

INFO4PI

INFO4PI

Provides an online resource center for Primary Immunodeficiencies (PI). Includes information for patients, professionals, how to understand PI, and a worldwide Find an Expert database. It is the official webpage of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Immune & Autoimmune Disorders

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

Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers

Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers

Comprehensive family planning handbook with information on methods of contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, and reproductive health issues. Though intended for doctors in developing countries, the information is understandable for laypeople, and available in several languages.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality–Contraception; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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

Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc.

Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, Inc.

This is the site for “the oldest and largest patient advocate and support organization for bone marrow diseases” and includes resources for patients and professionals, disease information, international conference information, and educational publications and clinical trial information.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Blood Disorders

Foundations Associates

Foundations Associates

This site from a not for profit 501(c)(3) provides resources on dual diagnosis, or co-occurring disorder (“affected by both an emotional or psychiatric illness and chemical dependency”), including full text articles, success stories, and a directory to list treatment programs and other resources.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Mental Disorders–Dual Diagnosis; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

Healing Digestive Disorders

Healing Digestive Disorders

This site brings together a wide variety of information sources on the treatment of digestive disorders, specifically Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It is divided into resources for medical professionals and for patients. It includes links to IBS associations, support groups, leading medical centers, and research articles. A service of Beth Israel Me …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Digestive Disorders

Family Village – A Global Community of Disability-Related Resources

Family Village – A Global Community of Disability-Related Resources

Family Village offers many links on disability related subjects. Physical, mental, and learning disabilities are covered. Enter the library to find links about disabilities. Enter the school to find information on accessibility.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Genetic Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Birth Defects; School And Homework Help–Disabilities

Health Media Lab, Interactive Health Education

Health Media Lab, Interactive Health Education

Health Media Labs has presented two exhibits which are mainly textual so that there should not be any impediment for users who have no graphical interface. The first exhibit deals with “Emerging Infectious Disease” and gives a brief history of infectious disease and instructs the user in the current threats, which are not so different from those o …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases; Health & Medical Sciences–History Of Medicine

American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF)

American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF)

The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) web site provides basic information for the public about Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, glaucoma, heart disease and stroke concerning such factors as symptoms, risk factors, health choices, and new research findings. Apply here to for funding from the foundation’s research efforts.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Vision And Eye Conditions; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

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

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

The A-T Children’s Project

The A-T Children’s Project

The A-T Children’s Project Home Page was “created to provide physicians, research scientists, families and support providers with information about an inherited childhood disease called Ataxia-Telangiectasia.” You can find answers to questions such as what A-T is, how it is inherited, and how to diagnose patients. Information about A-T’s relevanc …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Disabilities; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Genetic Disorders

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

Medicine On Line

Medicine On Line

“Provides cancer related educational content, discussion groups, and links to other related information services.” Both professional and patient information is available.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS

Kidney Stones in Adults

Kidney Stones in Adults

An overview of what causes kidneys stones, who is prone to getting them, what the symptoms are, and how they are treated is given. Procedures such as ESWL (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy) and Percutaneous Nehphrolithotomy are covered. There is also a list of foods to avoid, a bibliography, and foundations listed.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Kidney Diseases

American Heart Association

American Heart Association

“The American Heart Association is a not-for-profit, voluntary health organization funded by private funds. Its mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. These include heart attack, stroke and related disorders.” This site provides access to information regarding documentation, a searchable index of heart an …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

Gateway to the Summer Olympic Games Lesson Plans

Gateway to the Summer Olympic Games Lesson Plans

“A site created especially for teachers to give them ready-to-use Olympic-related resources such as lesson plans and learning activities.” There are handouts and worksheets ??? everything teachers need to engage students in the excitement of the Games!
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Olympic Games; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome

MAAP Services for Autism and Asperger Syndrome

A national nonprofit organization committed to providing the most up-to-date and comprehensive information for more advanced individuals with Autism, Asperger’s syndrome, and Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD).
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Mental Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities–Autism–Asperger’s Syndrome; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

All About Vision.com

All About Vision.com

This website provides “consumers with an independent source of trustworthy information on eye health and vision correction options.” Notable topics include LASIK & Vision Surgery, Problems & Diseases, Nutrition & Eyes, Computer Vision, Contact Lenses.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Vision And Eye Conditions

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy: University of Minnesota

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy: University of Minnesota

“Recent events surrounding the occurence of SARS around the world, and monkeypox in the United States, are a reminder of the ever-increasing risk of new and emerging infectious diseases.” The goal of the website is to provide current information and resources relating to infectious diseases. The site is monitored by a staff of professionals who a …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

American Cut Glass

American Cut Glass

“There was a time in U.S. history when elegance and manners were status symbols, indicating one’s station in life. Among the most coveted of the symbols was American Brilliant Cut Glass.” This website provides articles, a photo gallery, and recommended reading for those interested in American cut glass.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Collecting; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

International Child Development Resource Center

International Child Development Resource Center

This site provides information about upcoming conferences and online trainings that relate to autism, and also links to articles. The ICDRC was co-founded by two doctors who specialize in the treatment of children with developmental disorders.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Genetic Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities–Developmental And Learning Disorders/Disabilities–Autism; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

Heart Link

Heart Link

“Heart Link offers practical help, advice and comfort to heart patients, their families and carers.” Articles include The Reason for Angiography, A Simple Explanation of Ischemia, and What is By-pass surgery? Heart Link also offers a real time counselling service via email, phone and Internet Relay Chat.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

Diabetes Dictionary

Diabetes Dictionary

“This dictionary of diabetes terms defines words that are often used when talking or writing about diabetes. It is designed for people who have diabetes and their families and friends. It provides basic information about the disease, its long-term effects, and its care.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Diabetes

alt.support.asthma FAQ

alt.support.asthma FAQ

This posting contains a list of frequently asked questions and answers about asthma, including its symptoms, causes, and forms of treatment. It should be of interest to anyone who has asthma or knows someone who does. Please be aware that the information in this FAQ is intended for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute fo …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease–Asthma

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets

Communicable Disease Fact Sheets

Health Information Fact Sheets on communicable diseases, including the following: Amebiasis, Anthrax, Botulism, Campylobacteriosis, Chancroid, Chickenpox, Cholera, Dengue Fever, Diphtheria, E. coli, Fifth Disease, Giardiasis, Gonorrhea, Granuloma Inguinale, Haemophilus Influenzae, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Herpes II, Histoplasmosis, In …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases

Meningitis

Meningitis

The Mayo Clinic describes meningitis and its symptoms, causes, risk factors, screening procedures, complications, treatment, and prevention. It also provides links to additional resources.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Viruses; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

Healthy Hearing

Healthy Hearing

“Healthy Hearing is a unique website featuring up-to-the-minute news, information and resources for those interested in hearing, causes and treatment of hearing loss, as well as hearing amplification systems. Importantly, Healthy Hearing provides a platform for information exchange and support between those faced with diseases of the ear and the ch …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Nose, Ear & Throat Disorders

Graves??? Disease

Graves??? Disease

The Mayo Clinic’s informative page describes Graves’ Disease and its symptoms, causes, screening process, treatment, self-care guidelines, and links to additional information.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Immune & Autoimmune Disorders

Genetic Alliance

Genetic Alliance

“The Genetic Alliance promotes healthy lives by working to speed the translation of genetic advances into quality and affordable health care, public awareness and consumer-centered public policies.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Genetic Disorders

EczemaNet

EczemaNet

“A comprehensive on-line eczema information resource.” The site includes general information, news, treatment options, press releases, and frequently asked questions.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Hair, Nail & Skin Diseases

AcneNet

AcneNet

“A comprehensive on-line acne information resource.” Describes acne and social impacts, treatment options, myths, frequently asked questions, glossary, and news.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Hair, Nail & Skin Diseases

About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

“IFFGD addresses the issues surrounding life with gastrointestinal (GI) functional and motility disorders and increases the awareness about these disorders among the general public, researchers, and the clinical care community.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Digestive Disorders

Cancer of the Larynx

Cancer of the Larynx

Collection of authoritative links regarding vocal cord cancer, throat cancer, and laryngeal cancer. Includes general information, diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment, studies, support groups, and organizations.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Nose, Ear & Throat Disorders

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

Confronting Pancreatic Cancer

Confronting Pancreatic Cancer

“Our aim is to try and concentrate practical, impartial, understandable data about pancreatic cancer at this website, in such a way as to allow active patients, their caregivers and/or their physicians to sort through a large amount of information about pancreas cancer quickly.” Resources include a clinical trials database, recent news, frequently …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors??? Association

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors??? Association

Created and maintained by thyroid cancer survivors, the site “maintains current information about thyroid cancer and support services available to people at any stage of testing, treatment, or lifelong monitoring for thyroid cancer, as well as their caregivers. This site also serves as a resource for anyone interested in thyroid cancer survivors’ …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

Liver Cancer Network

Liver Cancer Network

The Liver Cancer Network’s goal is “to provide liver cancer patients and their families with the basic knowledge needed to better communicate with their physicians and to give patients and families hope for the future.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

Gastric Cancer

Gastric Cancer

Well-organized site of informative links about gastric cancer. The categories include general information, diagnosis, treatment, support, and related links.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Digestive Disorders

Eye Cancer Network

Eye Cancer Network

“An educational web-site about the diagnosis and treatment of eye tumor patients. Find eye tumor doctors, eye tumor information, and support (for eye tumor patients and their families).”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Vision And Eye Conditions; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

Pyloric Stenosis

Pyloric Stenosis

“Pyloric stenosis, a condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract during infancy, can cause your baby to vomit forcefully and often and may cause other problems such as dehydration and salt and fluid imbalances.” The page explores symptoms, treatments, and further information.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Birth Defects; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Digestive Disorders

The National Down Syndrome Society Web Site

The National Down Syndrome Society Web Site

“The Internet’s most comprehensive information source on Down’s Syndrome.” Headings include research, communities, news and events, and advocacy. The information and resources section contains such topics as health, development, schooling, life planning, and additional resources. Available in Spanish and English.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Genetic Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Birth Defects

FOCUS Families

FOCUS Families

“FOCUS Families provides ‘Information, Education and Support’ ??? to those affected by Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) & Septo Optic Dysplasia (SOD) world wide.” The site offers online support groups, information, current research, glossary, and a story center.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Vision And Eye Conditions; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Birth Defects

Amniotic Band Syndrome

Amniotic Band Syndrome

Written by a parent of an amniotic band syndrome child, the website thoroughly describes all aspects of the syndrome, provides a glossary of terms, gives additional links, and offers a shared area for family stories involving the syndrome.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Birth Defects

Anemia Lifeline

Anemia Lifeline

“The Anemia LifeLine??? educational initiative was created to help improve the lives of millions of Americans who suffer from anemia associated with many common, serious diseases.” Available in large print format and has a helpful amemia evaluation quiz.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Blood Disorders

The Alzheimer List

The Alzheimer List

“The Alzheimer List Homepage is the Internet Gateway for the Alzheimer List (AL), an e-mail based support group for family caregivers, persons with memory loss, and the professionals that serve them.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Alzheimer’s

Allernet

Allernet

“Allernet is working hard to bring you accurate, up-to-date information about allergy and asthma.” Resources include daily allergy forecasts, allergy FAQs, helpful hints, and additional resources and links.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Allergies

Free Breather

Free Breather

“We at FreeBreather are dedicated to helping you face the challenge of asthma head-on and get back to living your life the way you want.” A comprehensive site discussing all aspects of asthma focused on all age groups. Includes news, tips for talking to doctors, health tips, pollen reports, and activities. Stores custom information with free mem …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease–Asthma; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Allergies

The Arrhythmia Service

The Arrhythmia Service

“This web site will introduce you to our practice and provide basic information about arrhythmia and the procedures we use to diagnose and treat these conditions. You can also visit us often to read the latest news on arrhythmia and see what clinical trials are being conducted by our staff to advance our knowledge about arrhythmia and related heart …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

Arrhythmia: A Patient Guide

Arrhythmia: A Patient Guide

Describes arrhythmia, reasons for occurring, various types of arrhythmia, tests, treatments, and a list of additional information sources. Heartinfo is written by cardiologists and is “dedicated to empowering and encouraging consumers and health care professionals in their effort to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Heart Disease

MEDLINEplus: Alcoholism

MEDLINEplus: Alcoholism

Information provided by the United States National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. The site about alcoholism features general information, news, and links for rehabilitation, prevention, treatment, and support organizations.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Alcohol

The Education Revolution

The Education Revolution

The website of The Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO), a nonprofit organization founded in 1989 to advance learner-centered approaches in education, provides resources for educators, parents, and administrators. Resources on the site include job and internship listings, information on democratic education and schools, innovative hig …
Subject: Education–Alternative Education

Confronting Pancreatic Cancer

Confronting Pancreatic Cancer

“The purpose of this site is to serve as a worldwide focal and gathering point on the Internet for the latest news and disinterested information in regard to clinical trials and other responsible medical care in the treatment of pancreatic cancer.” Site includes an FAQ section, searchable clinical trials database, journal and newspaper articles and …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

Herpes Journal

Herpes Journal

“HERPES, the Journal of the International Herpes Management Forum (IHMF) is a review journal published three times a year, and is indexed in Medline, Index Medicus and Excerpta Medica (EMBASE). The journal aims to provide clinicians with a regular update on key issues and recommendations relating to all aspects of the patient management of herpesvi …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Biological Warfare

Biological Warfare

A collection of health/medical information about diseases caused by biological warfare agents. References Internet and print resources. From the National Library of Medicine’s Specialized Information Services division.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Viruses

Blood

Blood

“Blood, the Journal of The American Society of Hematology, provides an international forum for the publication of original articles describing laboratory and clinical investigations in hematology. Blood is indexed and abstracted by Index Medicus, Excerpta Medica, Current Contents/Life Sciences, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Science Citation …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Anatomy & Physiology; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Blood Disorders

Hypertension

Hypertension

Intended for “office-based and academic cardiologists, physiologists, endocrinologists, nephrologists, and internists/primary care physicians.” Indexed in Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, and Index Medicus. Full-text is freely available online for issues more than 12 months old.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

BMC Immunology

BMC Immunology

“Publishes original research articles in all aspects of cellular, tissue-level, organismal, functional, and developmental aspects of the immune system.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Immune & Autoimmune Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Allergies

Arthritis Research & Therapy

Arthritis Research & Therapy

“A focus for communication about all aspects of research into arthritis, autoimmune rheumatic diseases and skeletal disorders. Arthritis Research [& Therapy] publishes: Reports, reviews and analyses of developments in all aspects of research relevant to arthritis.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Arthritis

BMC Urology

BMC Urology

“Publishes original research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of urological disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

Respiratory Research

Respiratory Research

“Publishes reports, reviews and analyses of developments in all aspects of research relevant to respiratory disease. Special emphasis is placed on the genetic, biochemical and cellular aspects of respiratory disease.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease

BMC Pulmonary Medicine

BMC Pulmonary Medicine

“Publishes original research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of pulmonary and associated disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Respiratory & Lung Disease

BMC Ophthalmology

BMC Ophthalmology

“Publishes original research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of eye disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Vision And Eye Conditions

BMC Nephrology

BMC Nephrology

“Publishes original research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of kidney and associated disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Kidney Diseases

BMC Neurology

BMC Neurology

“Publishes original research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of neurological disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

BMC Gastroenterology

BMC Gastroenterology

“Publishes original research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Digestive Disorders

BMC Cancer

BMC Cancer

“Publishes original research articles in all aspects of research relating to cancer, including molecular biology, genetics, pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical reports, and controlled trials.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions

Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions

“The Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions (JMNI) is an academic journal dealing with the pathophysiology and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. It is published quarterly (months of issue March, June, September, December). Its purpose is to publish original, peer-reviewed papers of research and clinical experience in all areas o …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

The Week Online with DRCNet

The Week Online with DRCNet

Latest issue of an electronic newsletter by the Drug Reform Coordination Network, generally advocating legalization of drugs. It covers the entire spectrum of Drug War-affected issues, including Sentencing Reform, Decriminalization, Asset forfeiture Reform, Drug Education, Medical Marijuana, Needle Exchange, Chronic Pain, Drug War Militarization, a …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions

The Teach Educator

The Teach Educator

“We are pleased to announce that the Project TEACH newsletter is now available on-line at the Philadelphia FIGHT webpage. Project TEACH stands for Treatment Education Activists Combatting HIV. We are a training program for people living with HIV focusing on secondary prevention, peer education and activism. Our peer education team goes to HIV clin …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS

POZ

POZ

POZ’s primary mission is to “get information to HIV positive persons for whom it could extend or improve the quality of lives.” Articles include “profiles of people living with HIV, reports on AIDS in entertainment, sports, polictics and the arts, investigative treatment stories,” and a reference section called “POZ Partners ” that has information …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS

The Oncologist

The Oncologist

“The International Peer-reviewed Journal for the Practicing Oncologist/Hematologist… The Oncologist is devoted to medical and practice issues for surgical, radiation, and medical oncologists and is designed specifically for the busy practitioner entrusted with the care of adult or pediatric cancer patients. With emphasis on clear, concise interpr …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

Nature Neuroscience

Nature Neuroscience

“Nature Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary journal that aims to publish papers of the highest quality and significance in all areas of neuroscience. It welcomes contributions in molecular, cellular, systems and cognitive neuroscience, as well as psychophysics, computational modeling and diseases of the nervous system. No area is excluded from cons …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Specializations; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders; Social Sciences–Psychology

The Internet Journal of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

The Internet Journal of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

“There is a need to provide quality medical electronic publications that follow set standards for paper publications. The objective of this Internet Journal is to fill this need within the areas of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Asthma; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Allergies; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Cell Biology

International Journal of Neural Systems (IJNS)

International Journal of Neural Systems (IJNS)

The journal covers “information processing in natural and artificial neural systems.” Additionally, the journal contains “contributions on all aspects of this broad subject involving Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Knowledge Discovery, Information Systems, Probabilistic Modeling, Cognitive Science, Physics and Engineering.” Full text a …
Subject: Science & Technology–Physics; Computers & Internet–Computer Science; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders; Social Sciences–Psychology

Electronic Journal of Oncology

Electronic Journal of Oncology

“The Electronic Journal of Oncology is an exclusively electronic peer-reviewed journal containing complete original publications in the fields of oncology and neoplastic hematology. Original publications contain the results of fundamental research, translational research and clinical trials or observations. “
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Blood Disorders

Diabetes Care

Diabetes Care

A journal for the health care practitioner, intended to increase knowledge, stimulate research, and promote better management of people with diabetes. “Topics covered are of interest to clinically oriented physicians, researchers, epidemiologists, psychologists, diabetes educators, and other health professionals.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Diabetes

Alcohol and Alcoholism

Alcohol and Alcoholism

“Alcohol and Alcoholism publishes papers on biomedical, psychological and sociological aspects of alcoholism and alcohol research, provided that they make a new and significant contribution to knowledge in the field. Papers include new results obtained experimentally, descriptions of new experimental (including clinical) methods of importance to th …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Alcohol

The AIDS Reader

The AIDS Reader

“A peer reviewed clinical journal devoted exclusively to HIV disease and its complications. It includes up-to-the-minute commentary on such controversial issues as the heterosexual transmission of HIV, mandatory HIV testing of newborns, the public health consequences of poor inmate HIV care, and physician-assisted suicide.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Medical Research; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS

Addiction Treatment Forum

Addiction Treatment Forum

“Our goal is to serve the addiction treatment community – both professionals and patients – as reporters of what has happened, what is happening today, and what might happen to further the successful treatment of drug addictions. Since addiction treatment is a very broad field, over the years, our primary focus has been on opiate addiction and the …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Illegal Drugs; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

A comprehensive site containing an index of rare disorders and databases containing articles, research, drug options, and links to support groups. The site also has a medical assistance program and recent news about rare disorders.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Genetic Disorders; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Birth Defects

Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario)

Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario)

“RGC(O) helps individuals and communities address gambling in a healthy and responsible way, through information, awareness/prevention, professional development, research.” This site provides users with access to InfoBase, an extensive online library resource for gambling reports, research and news, as well as a list of resources for those affecte …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Games–Gambling; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Process

NIAAA Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database

NIAAA Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database

“ETOH is the world’s largest and most comprehensive online database of alcohol research literature and covers work found in peer-reviewed journals, books, conference papers and proceedings, reports, studies, and dissertation abstracts. Each record includes an abstract. The ETOH database is indexed with vocabulary from the Alcohol and Other Drug T …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Alcohol; Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco

Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus: A Guide to Concepts and Terminology in Substance Abuse and Addiction

Alcohol and Other Drug Thesaurus: A Guide to Concepts and Terminology in Substance Abuse and Addiction

A controlled vocabulary of terms related to alcohol and drug use, abuse, treatment, and prevention. Includes concepts related to medicine, natural and social sciences, psychology, and economics. “The AOD Thesaurus provides a conceptual map of the multidisciplinary field of Alcohol and Other Drug research and practice, as well as standard terminolo …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions

Sexual Addiction Recovery Resources

Sexual Addiction Recovery Resources

“A collection of resources to help those affected by sexual addiction (addicts, spouses and counselors).” Links to recovery organizations, support groups, and mental health organizations. Also includes bibliographies of related books and personal stories. Some of the materials here have a Christian perspective.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Process; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Sex

BPD Central

BPD Central

This website provides a collection of resources for people who have a loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder. Included are links to literature, a directory for finding a therapist, chat rooms, and links to other sites related to BDP.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Mental Disorders; Social Sciences–Psychology

Fibromyalgia Network

Fibromyalgia Network

The website provides educational materials on fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Included is information about the illness, resources, avocacy, equipment, and coping techniques.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Health & Medical Sciences–Pain Treatment & Management; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Arthritis

Discovery of Insulin

Discovery of Insulin

“The role of this website is to preserve and document the history of … the discovery of insulin.” Biographies of the discoverer, Dr. Frederick Banting, and several other Canadian research scientists of the time. Detailed anecdotes and description of experiments that led to the discovery. Includes diabetes links page.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Diabetes

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

Apraxia-KIDS

Apraxia-KIDS

“The Internet’s most comprehensive site for information on developmental apraxia of speech (verbal dyspraxia) and children’s speech and language topics, including evaluation, therapy and other childhood communication topics. Invaluable for parents, speech language pathologists, teachers and all those who care about a child with apraxia.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Neurological & Neuromuscular Disorders

Pain Resource Center

Pain Resource Center

Bibliographies of print literature and links to online resources about chronic pain management, pain assessment, palliative health care, quality assurance, and ethics in nursing. Offers resources for both consumers and healthcare professionals.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Aging; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Health & Medical Sciences–Nursing; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS; Health & Medical Sciences–Pain Treatment & Management; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Blood Disorders

Hepatitis Foundation International

Hepatitis Foundation International

“Hepatitis Foundation International seeks to increase awareness of the worldwide problem of viral hepatitis and to educate the public and healthcare providers about its prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Our goal is renewed health for those afflicted, and a future free of the threat of viral hepatitis.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Viruses

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

Global Dialysis

Global Dialysis

Travel directories and information for kidney dialysis patients. Includes a directory of dialysis centers in nearly 100 countries around the world and information on paying for dialysis while on vacation, as well as travel resources (insurance, travel agents, etc). General resources for dialysis patients are also included.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Accessible Travel; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

Lyme Disease Foundation

Lyme Disease Foundation

Resources here include information on Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, links to related Web resources, information on publications and other educational materials about Lyme Disease, info conferences and research being conducted by the foundation, doctor referral, and news and updates.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Lyme Disease

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

National Cancer Institute State Cancer Legislative Database Program

National Cancer Institute State Cancer Legislative Database Program

“The SCLD maintains information about state legislation and regulation addressing cancer-related topics, including tobacco, breast cancer, genetics, cervical cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, colon cancer, ovarian cancer, access to state-of-the-art cancer treatment, cancer registries, and selected issues related to environmental exposure. …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

Cancer Page

Cancer Page

“Created for patients and their loved ones, we are your trusted source for the latest news, research, and information on prevention, detection, and treatment. We’re here as a complete cancer information and community resource to help at a time when you or your loved ones may be frightened or uncertain.” Includes a glossary of terms, personal stori …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer

International Herpes Management Forum

International Herpes Management Forum

“The International Herpes Management Forum (IHMF) works to improve the awareness and understanding of herpesviruses (including HSV, VZV and CMV), and the counselling and management of people with these infections. This website gives all visitors – from specialists and healthcare workers to patients seeking more information about their disease – the …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Communicable Diseases; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Web of Addictions

Web of Addictions

“The Web of Addictions is dedicated to providing accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions. [The site seeks] to provide a resource for teachers, students and others who needed factual information about abused drugs.” A topical hierarchy is used to navigate the site with links to facts on substance abuse, net resources on addict …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions

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

HealthlinkUSA

HealthlinkUSA

HealthlinkUSA offers free links to thousands of health sites related to hundreds of health topics. The sites include information about treatment, diagnosis, prevention, risk factors, support groups, email lists, personal stories, etc. HealthlinkUSA is updated regularly.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes

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