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Association site offers a wealth of helpful information for patients, family members,
and care givers. Well-organized and easy to use (including a full index and search
engine), it includes information about the organization and its many chapters; resources
for care givers; medical and public policy information; a suggested reading list, a
schedule of conferences; and links to other Internet resources, including sites maintained
by local chapters of the Association.
Academy of Ophthalmology is an international member association of more than 22,000
ophthalmologists, physicians who provide comprehensive eye care, including medical,
surgical and optical care. This site provides authoritative information about eye care for
the public, and serves the professional needs of the Academy's members.
- American Dental Association's ADA ONLINE -
a World Wide Web service for the dental community. ADA ONLINE is easy to use, and its
content is being continually expanded and refined. If you have a specific question about
ADA ONLINE, try our list of Frequently Asked Questions. If you are new to the World Wide
Web environment, take a few minutes to learn basic browsing techniques. Click on this
highlighted text to return to the ADA ONLINE home page. Scroll through the page to view
its content menu. Each menu item is represented by an icon or highlighted text. By
clicking on these "hypertext links," you move to the menu items indicated by the
icons or highlighted text.
- American Heart Association hosts a visually
attractive and informative interactive site with resources for both lay users and health
care and science professionals concerned about heart disease and stroke.
Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease) The ALS Association site offers a clear
lay-language description of the disease, referral information for local chapters and
support groups, and a description of publications that may be ordered from the
AMA - a new consumer web site, called "AMA Health Insight", providing the
public with daily health and medical news, First Aid information and much more. Among the
site features is information on adolescent and women's health and a "point and
click" tour of the human body.
Podiatric Medical Association - APMA will endeavor to serve both the general public
and our doctor of podiatric medicine members, by gathering and presenting information both
interesting and valuable to people who want to know more about afflictions and infirmities
of the feet, and the premier specialists who treat them medically, mechanically, and
Educational and Reference Resources and Materials on the Internet from Walter Reed
Army Medical Center
Foundation - The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to support research to find
the cure for and prevention of arthritis and to improve the quality of life for those
affected by arthritis.
Dr. Tracy - Searchable encyclopedia of love advice, advice column, and private
counseling from relationship expert Dr. Tracy Cabot.
- Autism Society of America provides extensive
helpful and supportive information about the diagnosis of autism and educating children
with the disorder; descriptions of additional information available in print or by
fax-on-demand; a glossary of terms and abbreviations; and referrals to local ASA chapters.
Congenital Heart Disease Information and Resources site provides interactive forums,
resources, Internet links, and new educational materials for families, adults with CHD,
nurses, and other health professionals with an interest in Pediatric Cardiology.
- Resources for Parents & Teachers of
Blind Kids Resources for parenting/homeschooling/educating a blind child. Subjects
include Blindness, Braille Computers & Technology, Educational Materials,Games,
Sports, & Recreation, Home Activities, Kid's Books, Stories, and News for
Brailling,Nemeth: Braille Mathematical Code, Networking for Support & Encouragement,
Orientation & Mobility, Spanish & other Foreign Language Materials, Text-Only
Games, Toys and Learning, Tools blindness, homeschooling, special Ed, blind kids,
orientation and mobility, nemeth, braille and more.
- BreastCancer.Net -a non-profit site created and
maintained by WebFeats Inc., is a 'linked list' of Internet-based resources on the
prevention, detection, and treatment of breast cancer. We monitor virtually every major
news service daily to bring our readers the latest bc-related news and medical
BrainTainment Center- Your 'one-stop-shop' for Tests, Tools & Games for your Brain
on the Internet. Home of THINKfast! *THE* brain-improvement software...and more. Did you
know that you're smarter than you think? No kidding. At least, according to the
BrainTainment Center. Then again, they also claim we each have two or more brains. Take an
online IQ test and find out how yours are doing.
- The Whole Brain Atlas - If brains
are what you are looking for, this is the place!
- Center for Hearing Loss in Children Boys Town
National Research Hospital, established by the National Institute on Deafness and Other
Communication Disorders, provides a wealth of accessible and supportive information both
medical and psychosocial for parents and families of deaf children, as well as
descriptions of videotape guides that can be ordered from the Center and papers on
ototoxicity and congenital hearing loss addressed to professionals. Depression/Manic
- Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives - an
independent non-profit organization of more than 150 pre-eminent neuroscientists,
including 5 Nobel Laureates, recommends the Internet sites reviewed below as helpful
resources for people concerned about brain diseases and disorders.
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an
agency of the Department of Health and Human Services providing information on Diseases,
Health Risks, Prevention Guidelines and Strategies and much more.
- Deafness/Hearing Impairment The National
Information Center on Deafness at Gallaudet University is a centralized source of
up-to-date information on topics dealing with deafness and hearing loss. The site includes
a directory of national organizations and state commissions on deafness, a calendar of
conferences and exhibits, and links to other Internet resources.
- Drug Education - One in three high school
seniors reports using drugs this year. - Learn how you can help the American Council for
Drug Education in its quest to diminish substance abuse and its impact. Here you will find
links to valuable web resources and an annotated bibliography of relevant news and
- Encyclopedia of E. coli Genes and
- Encyberpedia's News Groups - A very Complete list
of Medical News Groups on the Internet. This is a great way to discuss issues with others
who have similar interests.
Epilepsy Foundation of America - site provides a range of helpful research, education,
advocacy, and referral information for patients with seizure disorders and their families
and care givers; some of the information is also available in Spanish. The site includes
an easy-to-use search engine and an E-mail form for requesting further personalized
- is a visually attractive, well-maintained, and very useful site addressed to the
general public as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology's professional members. It
includes FAQs about eye diseases and eye care issues, a monthly "Ask the Doctor"
section on an eye health topic, historical information on eye care, news, and Eye Care
Links to other Internet resources.
- General Pathology Images -
Sections of the WebPath images are available for viewing below to illustrate basic
mechanisms of disease. Each section consists of a series of images demonstrating gross and
microscopic pathologic findings, as well as some diagrams. A short description accompanies
- Guided Tour of the Visible
Human- The Visible Human Project represents more than 9000 digitized sections of the
body. The animations and images in this tour demonstrate the planes of section, and how
the associated two-dimensional images provide a unique means of studying the
three-dimensional anatomy of the human body.
- Don't remain in the dark about your health. Take your questions to the Web.
HealthAnswers has a handy search engine where you type in the problem and quickly get some
Since 1995, Medical Network has been fulfilling the educational and career needs of
medical professionals. Many of our programs are pioneers on the Information Superhighway!
The Internet, until now, did not offer a comprehensive search engine for all medical and
health related sites. HealthAtoZ aspires to be your Internet navigation tool and
information resource in health and medicine.
Online - HealthWorld Online is a Internet resource on wellness, natural health
and alternative medicine information, products and services. Free MEDLINE search,
bookstore, health food store, Global Health Calendar, Forums, Family Health Center,
Fitness Center, Nutrition Center, Healing Center, Library, University, Professional
Center, and Association Network. Real Audio Natural Medicine Library, Natural Medicine
Journals, Interviews on the Leading Edge, and Legal/Legislative Center, and Press Room.
Representing all systems of healthcare worldwide.
Education ACHE (American Council for Headache Education) uses a Q&A format to
provide information on headache types, causes, and treatments. The site also offers a
headache diary form and recommendations for helpful books and videos.
Behavior & Experience covers the discoveries and theories in the psychological
sciences concerning human capacities, human behavior, and human experience.
Health covers the stages in human life and the definitions of normality in human
health, various ways that the body maintains itself and recovers from injury. It also
covers other significant influences on human health.
Diseases covers the general characteristics, causes, and classifications of human
disease, the concepts, principles, and methods of the medical art, in the two stages of
diagnosis and therapy. The directory encompasses the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of
diseases that effect the body as a whole, and of diseases that affect each of the organ
systems dealt with in their healthy state in Structures & Functions of the Human Body.
Life categorizes the structures and functions of the human body; human health; the
manifestation, recognition, and treatment of human disease; and the behavioral sciences.
from the History of Medicine (IHM) Introduction Welcome to the Images from the History
of Medicine service. This system provides access to nearly 60,000 images (reproducing
photographs, artwork, and printed texts) drawn from the extensive (and much larger)
collection of the History of Medicine Division at the US National Library of Medicine.
Welcome to InnerBody the place for fun, interactive and educational views of the human
body. This program contains over one hundred illustrations of the human body.
- Internet Mental Health - An encyclopedia
describing mental illnesses, treatment, medications, and research.
Society of America - The Leukemia Society of America is a national voluntary health
agency dedicated to curing leukemia and related cancers - lymphoma, multiple myeloma and
Hodgkin's disease - and to improving the quality of life of patients and their families
Disabilities The Learning Disabilities Association of America site is a well-organized
and comprehensive resource for information on the range of learning disabilities affecting
children and adults. In addition to fact sheets on specific disorders, directories of
print, electronic, and other resources, and LDA position papers, there are sections
focusing on everything from assistive technology, to parents' rights and responsibilities,
to summaries of scientific research.
- Look It Up The database that
Library Journal calls "much more useful than Medline." Just type in the subject
you would like to search in the box to the right. Then check off the kinds of information
you're most interested in.
Library-A great information center about Cancer, Diet & Nutrition, Heart Center,
Pregnancy & Children, and much more. They even have a Ask the Mayo Physician section
and a Newsstand for the most current information from Mayo Clinic!
- Med-Brief - is the premier source for timely, concise and
important medical information coming directly to you via e-mail. Developed in coordination
with an advisory panel of physicians and tested through a network of hundreds of medical
professionals, the Med-Brief has evolved into a tool for use. Every edition covers
breaking news in medical research and is written with the medical professional in mind.
Living Medical Encyclopedia- The Searchable Archives for all the Cancer Mailing Lists.
In addition you will find a fully Searchable version of the current CancerNet from the
National Cancer Institute.
World Search -If medical resources are what you're looking for online this search
engine should be right at the very top of your hotlist. Synonyms are extracted from its
database of 540,000 medical terms. Resources you can expect to find include articles from
prestigious medical journals, definitions, images and case studies.
- Medsite Navigator v. 1.0-
Guide to CuttingEdge Medicine & Science. Our goal at Medsite is to explore the
Internet frontier and follow this technology as it winds its way into our laboratories and
clinics. We also want to provide a forum that may stimulate the creation of novel
Internet-based applications for the biomedical fields. Our first versions of the Medsite
Navigator (v 0.5 - v. 2.0) will focus on the needs of scientists, physicians, and other
health care professionals. However, curious patients may find many MN resources within
their level of understanding.
- MentalHealth.Com - Welcome to Internet Mental
Health, a free encyclopedia of mental health information. Our hope is that Internet Mental
Health will promote improved understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness
throughout the world.
Health Net - guide to mental health online, featuring over 6,500 individual resources.
Award-winning fun & friendly site covers information on disorders such as depression,
anxiety, panic attacks, chronic fatigue syndrome and substance abuse, to professional
resources in psychology, psychiatry and social work, journals and
National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations - NABCO is the leading non-profit
central resource for information about breast cancer and a network of more than 370
organizations that provide detection, treatment and care to hundreds of thousands of
American women. This site will provide you with current information about breast cancer,
updates on breast cancer-related events and activities, and links to other Internet sites.
Institutes of Health- An introduction to some of the many health information resources
provided by the National Institutes of Health. A source for information on major research
areas, important health-related topics, and diseases currently under investigation by NIH
or NIH-supported scientists.
Library of Medicine's World Wide Web site - Every significant program of the Library
is represented, from medical history to biotechnology. We hope that the resources of the
world's largest biomedical library will find ever wider useful application around the
nation and around the world.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society is an inclusive, easy-to-use site, providing
general information about multiple sclerosis (in both English and Spanish); treatments and
therapies; current research; national and world-wide chapters; support groups; and MS
clinics. The site also provides news about recent publications on MS and information for
- NEURONET- An international database dealing with
neurosurgical topics, offering consultation on clinical cases, neurosurgical journals,
image database, research and more. NeuroNET gathers local designed web pages, as well as
hypertext links to other neurosurgical resources available on the INTERNET.
- OBGYN.net - A physician reviewed service
offering medical professionals, women and industry a home for publishing, accessing
information and global interaction. We offer three sections, each focusing on different
segments of the women's health community: Medical Professionals, Medical Industry and
Women. Select the area that best matches your interests. And feel free to drop in on the
other areas if you like.
- Organ System Pathology Images
- Sections of the WebPath images are available for viewing below by organ system. Each
section consists of a series of images demonstrating gross and microscopic pathologic
findings for a variety of disease processes. A short description accompanies each image.
Web - Parkinson's disease (PD) is a growing national problem, with over a million
victims in the United States alone! There are 20 new cases of PD per 100,000 people per
year. Most victims are over 40 years old although the disease can appear in younger
patients. There is also a form of PD that strikes teenagers.
- Prostate Cancer InfoLink - CoMed
Communications Internet Health Forum -
- RX LIST is a database which contains a
drug dictionary with "fuzzy logic" which helps you to find a drug name if you
aren't sure of the spelling. Click on here for RXLIST
SleepNet One of the goals of SleepNet is to link all the sleep information located on
the Internet. As new sites become available they will be linked here.is an extensive
annotated list of links to Internet resources on all aspects of sleep, including the
physiology of sleep, clinical sleep medicine, sleep research, international sleep
disorders centers, federal and state information, and information for patients. Disorders
covered include apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, enuresis, restless legs syndrome, and sudden
infant death syndrome.
- SPORTS MEDICINE by Encyberpedia- A
complete sports medicine site listing information throughout the World Wide Web on medical
issues and sports. A must for all jocks.
- Sexuality Bytes - on-line encyclopedia of sex
and sexual health for adults and teens, independently researched by the Australian NSW
Family Planning organization.
Analyzer including Abdominal Pain, Aches and Pains, Anal Bleeding, Ankles, Painful
Ankles, Swollen, Arm Pain, Backache, Bowel Movement Abnormalities, Breathing Problems,
Chest Pain, Congestion, Diarrhea, Dizziness, Earache, Eye Problems, Facial Pain, Fainting,
Fatigue, Feet, Aches, and Pains Fever and Chills, Fluid Retention, Flushed Face, Hand and
Wrist Pain, Inflammation, Irritability, Itching Skin, Joint Pain, Knee Pain, Leg Pain,
Lumps, Muscle Pain, Muscle Weakness, Nail Problems, Nausea, Neckpain, Numbness and
Tingling, Penile Pain, Pupil Dilation, Rashes, Shoulder Pain, Swallowing Difficulty,
Sweating Excessive, Testicle Problems, Trembling, Urinary Problems, and Vomiting.
- WRIGHT'S ANESTHESIA AND CRITICAL
CARE RESOURCES Listing of Categorical distribution of Internet resources and their
This site is for reference purposes only.
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