Health Care Links
doctor.org - Health information from the American
Academy of Family Physicians
- The nation's leading medical societies have joined
forces to create Medem, an e-health network.
- provides personalized online healthcare information
and sells health-related products to consumers.
WebMD - an Internet-based
healthcare network that connects physicians, hospitals,
third-party payors, and consumers to a virtual world
of medical information, tools, and services.
- in the words of the company president, "Discovery
Health is dedicated to empowering you with relevant,
objective, trustworthy knowledge about your health,
medicine and fitness concerns." It's a site packed
with valuable information and health resources.
Internet Mental Health - Seeking to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of mental health illness, created by a Canadian psychiatrist.
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis - Information on cancer, heart disease and more. Recent topics: arthroscopy, ankle-sprain rehab, yo-yo dieting, life after sudden death, Viagra update and what's ahead.
Healthy Ideas - from Prevention Magazine, part of the women.com network. Info on meals, workouts, health and healing, weight loss and fitness, cooking and nutrition.
OnHealth.com - an online magazine by journalists defined as "your personal guide to health." Features include a personal health tracker and info on conditions A-Z.
American Diabetes Association - A huge site, full of good info including news links, professional resources, Internet resources, advocacy, legal and financial issues and a bookstore.
Medscape - Comprehensive medical news for physicians and consumers, a definitive guide referred to by Fortune Magazine as the Yahoo! for physicians. This site bills itself as "the web's largest collection of free, full-text, peer-reviewed clinical medical articles." A free site but registration is required.
Learn About Your Condition - Condition Guides on MerckSource provide you with condition-specific health information and resources.
The Healthy Body Calculator - Enter your vital statistics for an online analysis.
OncoLink - University of Pennsylvannia Resource Center site includes two must-see galleries: Confronting Cancer Through Art and Children's Art Gallery & Calendar, a gallery of children's art created by children with cancer
TheBody.com - an AIDS and HIV information resource.
DrugInfoNet - a one-stop source for healthcare information on the Internet, including links to drug info, disease info, healthcare news, health info, associations and government sites, medical reference and study, medical libraries, hospitals on-line, medical schools and managed care organizations.
Health on the Net Foundation - a nonprofit organization headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, dedicated to realizing the benefits of the Internet and related technologies in the fields of medicine and healthcare. Includes links to support communities, a searchable database of medical images and movies, medical conferences and events.
HealthScout - personalized health news for you and your family.
Health A to Z