Information on health related issues as they affect African Americans and other minorities at risk.
Allexperts Medical Q&A
Medical professionals answer questions on various topics. Includes archives of past answers.
Anesthesia Preoperative Preparation
Useful information on the preoperative preparation of patients for anesthesia and surgery.
A public education initiative by the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) to promote safe and appropriate use of over-the-counter medicines.
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.
Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati
Patient education information written by the nurses and physicians at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati.
Cliff Steer : Heart Man
Free video by a heart transplant patient, aimed at Jr. High kids, about positive life styles, the non-use of drugs and alcohol, and organ donation.
An online resource for solutions for pressing health problems, from arthritis to blood pressure, digestion to weight loss.
DrumLib's Health Research Review
Research-based information on obesity, thermogenesis, stacking, and alternative medicine.
A nonprofit foundation whose purpose is to teach and disseminate material relating to health and/or wellness, through videos, publications, and lectures.
A database of over 600 articles and guides, covering 37 common medical topics. All articles are reviewed and edited by family doctors and specialists.
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.
Good Housekeeping - Can the Internet Be Hazardous to Your Health?
Article from the magazine pertaining to health issues.
A Guide to Medical Information and Support on the Internet
Covers medical chats, newsgroups, listservs, doctors online, Medline access, research tips, and comprehensive medical and health sites.
Health and Medical Information
Medical and health information for health professionals, patients and families. Information about hospitals, diseases, injuries, health care, surgery and infections.
Offers information on tobacco addiction, weight loss, cholesterol reduction and hypertension control.
Medical and health self-help information, covering conventional and alternative health.
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.
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.
HealthScout: Personalized Health News For You And Your Family
Personal and family health news, interactive checkups, medical encyclopedias, discussion groups, articles on drugs, diseases.
A resource that brings together valuable information from trusted sources on topics such as medications, health, diseases, supplements, and natural medicine.
HealthySelf: Health and Medical Information Research Service
HealthySelf provides fee-based health and medical information on diseases, procedures, treatments (conventional and alternative) and resources.
HELP - Health Education Library for People
with many free online full-text books and magazines on health and illness.
Home Healthcare Guide
The NHS Home Healthcare guide from SurgeryDoor provides over 120 pages on common ailments, their causes, effects and treatment.
How to Review Your Blood Test Results
Explains glucose, electrolytes, minerals, thyroid and others.
ICU Answer Page
Written by a critical care nurse, and aimed at patients and relatives. The site offers information, links and a forum.
JAMA's Patient Education Pages
The full text of patient education pages from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
James Kimbro Maguire, Jr., M.D. Simmons Surgical Society
Dr. Maguire is a spine surgeon and member of the Simmons Surgical Society.
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.
Experts provide current medical information and news on health topics.
MCare: Health at Home
An online book covering a broad range of health topics, with questions to guide the reader as to whether the condition can be treated at home or should be checked by a doctor.
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.
The Medical Reporter
An independent, educational health and medical magazine on the Web for health care consumers.
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.
MedInfo - Patient Information
MedInfo provides accessible and easy to understand information for patients on common ailments and medical questions.
Complete health and disease information along with the latest health care news. Presented by the experts at the Medical University of South Carolina.
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.
NetHealth Online Guide
A comprehensive guide to health on the Internet, with reviews and links to hundreds of online resources.
Health and wellness information from the faculty of the Universities of Cincinnati, Ohio State and Case Western Reserve. Question answering for non-emergencies.
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.
Ohio State University's Patient Education Documents
Covers an extensive list of medical and surgical conditions. Documents are available in pdf format.
Patient Medical Assistant
Dr. Michael Cole's quick and simple guidelines for common medical problems.
Consultation devoted to protecting patients against healthcare costs, abuse, negligence, and incompetence in the field. Articles, resources, and links for those seeking medical advice or treatment.
Offers patients animated videos, graphics, and medical illustrations as explanations for the most common surgical and diagnostic procedures performed in the US.
Individuals and health care professionals can rate and review the effectiveness of different treatments for specific health conditions.
Information on incontinence, sexual problems, low testosterone, high fiber foods, eating disorders, wellness, fitness, overactive bladder, arthritis, and some other diseases.
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
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.
Current medical news, articles, and research.
Think Like A Doctor
An online community seminar for healthcare consumers to become even better patients by improving the relationship with their doctor.
Tips of All Sorts.com
Small bits of advice and tips on a variety of subjects, primarily health-related.
Whole Hearted Living
Provided by the Oxford Heart Health Network and the Oxford County Board of Health, Ontario, Canada. It contains useful health information and links.
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.
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.
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