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A "gateway" website for health and human services information from the
US Government. Healthfinder can lead you to selected online publications,
clearinghouses, databases, web sites, and support and self-help groups, as well as
the government agencies and not-for-profit organizations.
Search in Category: Health: Resources: Consumer Information
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JAMA's Patient Education Pages
The full text of patient education pages from the Journal of the American Medical
Search in Category: Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Internal Medicine: Publications
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Lab Tests Online
Designed as a single resource where people can find up-to-date lab testing
information vital to the understanding and management of their health.
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Experts provide current medical information and news on health topics.
Search in Category: Health: Resources: Consumer Information
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Med Help International - The Virtual Medical Center for Patients
Med Help provides patient medical information via our virtual medical center. Site
includes: the largest patient medical library on the Net, Ask-The-Doctor Forums,
medical news, and patient networking.
Search in Category: Health: Resources: Chats and Forums
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Florida: Localities: M: Melbourne: Health
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Health and wellness information from the faculty of the Universities of Cincinnati,
Ohio State and Case Western Reserve. Question answering for non-emergencies.
www.netwellness.org - modified: Apr 01 2009 - cached

Information on health related issues as they affect African Americans and other
minorities at risk.
www.allaboutblackhealth.com - cached

Allexperts Medical Q&A
Medical professionals answer questions on various topics. Includes archives of
past answers.
www.allexperts.com/browse.cgi?catLvl=1&catID=7 - modified: Feb 19 2010 - cached

Be MedWise
A public education initiative by the National Council on Patient Information and
Education (NCPIE) to promote safe and appropriate use of over-the-counter
www.bemedwise.org - published: Jan 07 2009 - cached

eMedTV Health Information
A library of medical information including conditions and diseases, tests and
procedures and drugs and supplements.
www.emedtv.com - cached

HealthScout: Personalized Health News For You And Your Family
Personal and family health news, interactive checkups, medical encyclopedias,
discussion groups, articles on drugs, diseases.
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HELP - Health Education Library for People
with many free online full-text books and magazines on health and illness.
www.healthlibrary.com - cached

Home Healthcare Guide
The NHS Home Healthcare guide from SurgeryDoor provides over 120 pages on common
ailments, their causes, effects and treatment.
Search in Category: Health: Resources: Consumer Information
Search in Category: Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Health: Resources: For Patients
www.surgerydoor.co.uk/hhcg/detail1.asp?level1=Welcome - cached

MUSC Health
Complete health and disease information along with the latest health care news.
Presented by the experts at the Medical University of South Carolina.
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Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: South Carolina: Localities: C: Charleston: Health
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National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE)
Designed to help consumers make sound decisions about the use of medicines, and to
stimulate and improve communication between consumers and health care professionals
by developing programs, providing educational kits, and offering guidelines, tips,
and resources.
www.talkaboutrx.org - cached

NOAH: Health Topics and Resources
A meta site of listings by topic and source with the added bonus of offering a
large selection of materials in Spanish as well as English.
Search in Category: Health: Resources: Consumer Information
www.noah-health.org/en/search/health.html - cached

Individuals and health care professionals can rate and review the effectiveness of
different treatments for specific health conditions.
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Seek Wellness
Information on incontinence, sexual problems, low testosterone, high fiber foods,
eating disorders, wellness, fitness, overactive bladder, arthritis, and some other
www.seekwellness.com - cached

Tips of All Sorts.com
Small bits of advice and tips on a variety of subjects, primarily health-related.
www.tipsofallsorts.com - modified: Feb 01 2009 - cached

Why Doctors Order Laboratory Tests
An excellent reference, written for parents to help explain diagnostic procedures
to their children. Because its intended audience is children, the descriptions are
brilliant in their simplicity and structure. You can search for a test in two ways:
1) by name, or 2) by the kind of sample that is collected or type of imaging.
Search in Category: Health: Child Health
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Delaware: Health
www.kidshealth.org/parent/system/medical/labtest2.html - published: Feb 01 2007 - cached

Wired for Health
Health information at the touch of a button for young people and their teachers,
Wired for Health aims to provide accurate and engaging information on health.
Search in Category: Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Health: Education: Kids and Teens
www.wiredforhealth.gov.uk - cached

Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati
Patient education information written by the nurses and physicians at Children's
Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati.
Search in Category: Health: Child Health: Information and Advice
Search in Category: Kids and Teens: Health: Conditions and Diseases
Search in Category: Health: Medicine: Facilities: Hospitals: North America: United States: Ohio
Search in Category: Health: Medicine: Facilities: Children's: United States
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Ohio: Localities: C: Cincinnati: Health: Hospitals
www.cincinnatichildrens.org/health/info - cached

Dr. Sinatra.com
An online resource for solutions for pressing health problems, from arthritis to
blood pressure, digestion to weight loss.
www.drsinatra.com - cached

DrumLib's Health Research Review
Research-based information on obesity, thermogenesis, stacking, and alternative
www.drumlib.com - cached

A database of over 600 articles and guides, covering 37 common medical topics. All
articles are reviewed and edited by family doctors and specialists.
Search in Category: Regional: Oceania: New Zealand: Health
www.familydoctor.co.nz - cached

Good Health -- Healthy Lifestyle
This site is dedicated to convincing people to live a healthy lifestyle, to improve
their quality of life, and avoid (or reduce the severity of) chronic disease.
goodhealth.freeservers.com - cached

Health Authority
Offers information on tobacco addiction, weight loss, cholesterol reduction and
hypertension control.
www.healthauthority.com - cached

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Developed by leading medical experts, these tests and actions, both medical and
self-examinations, are the focal point of the Healthful Life Program.
healthfullife.umdnj.edu - published: Jul 02 2007 - cached

How to Review Your Blood Test Results
Explains glucose, electrolytes, minerals, thyroid and others.
www.amarillomed.com/howto.htm - modified: Feb 15 2010 - cached

Medifocus Patient Research Guides
A unique new Internet health resource. Covering over 220 conditions, for consumers
and families facing chronic or life-threatening medical diseases. Free sample
Guides are available.
www.medifocus.com - cached

MedInfo - Patient Information
MedInfo provides accessible and easy to understand information for patients on
common ailments and medical questions.
www.medinfo.co.uk - cached

NetHealth Online Guide
A comprehensive guide to health on the Internet, with reviews and links to hundreds
of online resources.
www.netdoctor.com - cached

Offers patients animated videos, graphics, and medical illustrations as
explanations for the most common surgical and diagnostic procedures performed in
the US.
www.preop.com - published: Feb 11 2008 - cached

Simmons Surgical Society
The Simmons Surgical Society is a group of physicians dedicated to the alleviation
of pain and suffering experienced by patients with spinal disorders
www.simmonssurgicalsociety.org - cached

SoYouWanna Be A Human Guinea Pig?
This full-length article will teach you how to "volunteer" for science
experiments, from simple questionnaires to complex drug trials.
Search in Category: Society: Advice
www.soyouwanna.com/site/syws/guineapig/guineapig.html - modified: Sep 27 2009 - cached

All Health
Medical reference library and symptom finder. Provides in-depth information on
various medical conditions such as allergies, stroke, depression, and
www.allhealth.com.au - cached

Anesthesia Preoperative Preparation
Useful information on the preoperative preparation of patients for anesthesia and
www.anesthesia.wisc.edu/Clinic - cached

Case Health
Enables the sharing of health success stories amongst the worldwide internet
community. Visitors can enter their own health success story (case study) or search
the database for other health success stories - all non-identifying.
www.casehealth.com.au - cached

Enhancement, Inc
A nonprofit foundation whose purpose is to teach and disseminate material relating
to health and/or wellness, through videos, publications, and lectures.
www.enhancementinc.com - cached

Good Housekeeping - Can the Internet Be Hazardous to Your Health?
Article from the magazine pertaining to health issues.
Search in Category: Home: News and Media
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Health and Medical Information
Medical and health information for health professionals, patients and families.
Information about hospitals, diseases, injuries, health care, surgery and
www.healthinfo2000.com - cached

HealthySelf: Health and Medical Information Research Service
HealthySelf provides fee-based health and medical information on diseases,
procedures, treatments (conventional and alternative) and resources.
www.networksplus.net/healthyself - cached

James Kimbro Maguire, Jr., M.D. Simmons Surgical Society
Dr. Maguire is a spine surgeon and member of the Simmons Surgical Society.
www.simmonssurgicalsociety.org/maguire.htm - cached

Current medical news, articles, and research.
www.stopgettingsick.com - cached

Think Like A Doctor
An online community seminar for healthcare consumers to become even better patients
by improving the relationship with their doctor.
www.thinklikeadoctor.com - cached