Health and Medicine

 

  • ACE American Council on Exercise exercise library, from basic to advanced, create your own workout.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Research provides a comprehensive website with information about risk factors, symptoms, stages and treatments. In addition, the site provides detailed information about life with Alzheimer’s, from legal and financial matters to everyday living.
  • Anatomy of the Human Body Bartleby’s edition of Gray’s Anatomy
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America this association seeks to provide uses with knowledge about preventing, treating, and curing disorders connected with stress. The website is constructed to allow a person with stress-related questions to find information, help and methods to take action. There are also links to connect with a professional if needed.
  • Attention Deficit Disorder Association this resource provides information and networking opportunities to help adults with ADD. The site is also intended for professionals who serve those with ADD. It contains factual information, advocacy, lists of various kids of resources and support, event calendars, webinars, and webcasts.
  • BMI-Body Mass Index from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention–formula, a calculator, information on BMI and children and teens, FAQs and related resources
  • CAM on PubMed search PubMed for citations and articles limited to CAM–from the on the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the National Library of Medicine
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention medical information from the US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Cleveland Clinic Health Information Center over 900 health topics, podcasts, webcasts and web chats with physicians are available on this site
  • ClinicalTrials.gov a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world, includes  information about a trial’s purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers–from the US National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine
  • Connecticut Clearinghouse Behavioral Health Services Directory a listing of Connecticut based behavioral health programs from the Wheeler Clinic
  • Connecticut Department of Public Health news, health topics, programs and services, forms and publications and contact information
  • Daily Med the most recent drug labels that have been submitted to the Food and Drug Administration–high quality information about marketed drugs, from the National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine
  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance a site for those who suffer from depression, as well as the people close to them, to find resources and treatment options.
  • Dermatology A to Z from the American Academy of Dermatology
  • DIRLINE: Directory of Health Organizations Online searchable directory from the National Library of Medicine
  • DrugDigest a “noncommercial, evidence-based, consumer health and drug information site”
  • Drug Information information on illicit drugs from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Evaluating Internet Health Information from MedlinePlus, a part of the National Library of Medicine, a fifteen minute tutorial to help you evaluate health information found on the Internet
  • familydoctor.org health tips, conditions, patient guides, etc., from the  American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Genetics Home Reference a guide to understanding genetic conditions from the National Institutes of Health
  • Hardin MD medical information, illustrations and links to reliable free articles from the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa
  • Harvard Nutrition Source provides evidence-based diet & nutrition information for clinicians, health professionals, the media and the public
  • healthfinder.gov a service of the National Health Information Center, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Healthline.com  offers articles, interactive infographics, and videos on a variety of health related topics
  • healthywomen.org medical information for women–diseases, conditions, issues, lifestyle tips, questions and answers
  • Hospital Compare a tool to help compare the quality of care hospitals provide–from the US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Inside Cancer a multimedia guide to the biology of cancer
  • the INTERNET STROKE CENTER from Washington University–information on stroke care and research for patients and families and health care professionals, includes a trials directory
  • Lab Tests Online current information on lab tests, searchable categories include test descriptions, medical conditions, screening group– from the American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • Long Term Care Link issues associated with long term care and an extensive number of links to information from the National Care Planning Council
  • MayoClinic.com diseases and conditions, treatment options, drug information–from the Mayo Clinic
  • Mayo Clinic Nutrition and Healthy Eating nutrition basics from the Mayo Clinic
  • Medical Information in Plain Language:  A Health Literacy Resource Guide easy to read information about medical conditions from the University of Connecticut Health Center Library
  • Medical Library Association: Deciphering Medspeak how to “translate” common medical terms and information on how to identify quality health care information on the Internet
  • MedicineNet.com in depth consumer medical information from a network of over 70 US board certified physicians
  • MedlinePlus excellent resource from the National Library of Medicine–health topics, drug information, medical encyclopedia and dictionary, news, etc.
  • Medscape medical specialty home pages, news, health links, free–but registration is required
  • Merck Manuals online versions of the comprehensive health reference books
  • National Cancer Institute Home Page information for the patient and the health care professional from the National Institute of Health
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development research on topics related to the health of children, adults, and families–part of the National Institutes of Health
  • National Institutes of Health access to the combined medical and scientific information of NIH’s institutes and centers
  • National Library of Medicine history of medicine, exhibits, genome resources, environmental and public health, databases such as MedlinePlus, PubMed, NIH SeniorHealth, etc.
  • NetWellness a non-profit consumer health site providing quality information from health professional faculty at the University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve, and Ohio State–the “Ask an Expert” service is provided by health care professionals from the universities who volunteer their time
  • NOAH: New York Online Access to Health consumer health information available in English and Spanish
  • NORD–National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. an index of rare diseases, organizations and support groups
  • Nutrition.gov “easy online access to government information on food and nutrition for consumers” from the National Agricultural Library’s Food and Nutrition Information Center
  • NutritionFacts.org the latest in nutrition related research delivered in easy to understand video segments brought to you by Dr. Michael Greger M.D.
  • OMIM: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man database of genes and genetic disorders, full text information and reference
  • OncoLink cancer information from the University of Pennsylvania
  • OSHA Occupational Health and Safety Administration–federal agency charged with the enforcement of safety and health safe its mission is to ensure healthful working conditions for working men and women
  • Our Bodies Ourselves Health Resource Center companion website to the classic women’s health reference book, contains book excerpts, links, resources and unique content
  • PDRhealth information on prescription and over the counter medications and herbal medicines
  • Public Health resources and information  on a variety health and wellness topics
  • Public Health Image Library searchable database of photos, illustrations and multimedia from the Centers for Disease Control
  • PubMed The National Library of Medicine’s search service that provides access to over 15 million citations for biomedical articles, and links to full text articles and related resources
  • TeenGrowth.com written by pediatricians, this site is tailored to the health interests of teenagers
  • 2-1-1 Infoline directory of Connecticut community health and social services resources
  • University of Connecticut Health Center Resource Guides for Consumers guides on caregiving, your child, growing older, patient advocacy, etc.
  • U.S. Global Health Policy from the Kaiser Family Foundation  global data on HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and other diseases and health conditions, data by country, region or topic
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Diets 2014 U.S. News evaluated 32 of the most popular diets and identified the best
  • WebMD health and wellness news articles, decision support services, information on health risks and health care providers, diseases, conditions, and symptoms, free registration is required
  • wecan! “designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight”–from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
  • What to Expect web site from the author of the What to Expect books contains information on fertility, pregnancy, toddlers, child development and safety
  • womenshealth.gov reliable health information for women from the US Department of Health and Human Services, National Women’s Health Information Center
  • World Health Organization information on diseases and health issues which affect the global population as well as information on international health emergencies and disease outbreaks