American Hospital Directory--provides on-line,
comparative data for most hospitals.
American Medical Association--you can
search for doctor (provides
information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its
possessions, including more than 650,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of
osteopathy or osteopathic medicine (DO); and you can also look us current articles written
in the Journals of the AMA.
Atlas of the Body
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
provided from the Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide. This site explains
diagnostic medical tests, how to prepare for the tests, what happens when the test are
performed, risks of the test, and when the results will be known.
for doctors by specialty or by state.
up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and
includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of
patients and consumers.
by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical
organizations representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice
residents and medical students. All of the information on this site has been
written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the
FDA Consumer Health Information--sign
up for a free e-newsletter.
Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy
of the Human Body--The
Bartleby.com edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247
vibrant engravings, many in color, from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a
subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the
Zonule of Zinn.
Health and Human Services of the South
Suburbs--directory is intended to help you find resources in the south
Chicago metro region that are uniquely suited to meet your needs.
Healthfinder -consumer health & human services
information--a gateway consumer health and human services information web site.
HEALTHINFOQUEST --Pathfinders to
common consumer health questions for public librarians and other health information
Prescription Drug Reference, Conditions, Medications and Treatment Infomation
is a consumer oriented health information website. It provides free access to
high quality health and wellness information, written specifically for the lay
person. The site covers all the major health issues confronting women and their
Human Anatomy Online
Illinois Hospital Report
Card--information on how hospital care compares to the
IPRC: Dictionary of Street Drug
Slang Terms--on-line dictionary contains more than 3,000 street drug slang
terms from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center files, with more than 1,200 additions
from the National Drug and Crime Clearinghouse slang term list.
Job Accommodation Network--American
With Disabilities Act Document Center.
Lab Tests Online--"designed to help
you, as a patient or caregiver, to better understand the many clinical lab tests that are
part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and
Martindale's Virtual Medical Center--contains
over 140,570 Medical Cases & Grand
67,330 Teaching Modules & Files; 525
Journals; 4,660 Databases, Atlases
& Image Databases & 1,000's of
Medicare--this site allows you to
compare Medicare health plans and
MedicineNet--info available on diseases & conditions, procedure & tests,
medications, and also includes a medical dictionary. Health and medical
info produced by doctors.
MedlinePlus.gov--Health Information from the
National Library of Medicine.
Merck Manual--Home Edition--also has
links to the
MyOptumhealth.com--search engine for health and
MySeniorCare --a community on the
topic of senior care providing information on
home health care,
National Institutes of Health (NIH)--health
resources such as consumer health publications, clinical
National Organizations for Rare Diseases
New England Journal of Medicine--selected
articles from the current issue along with a search engine for past issues.
Prescription Drug Information, Side Effects,
Interactions - Drugs.com--Fast, easy searching of over 24,000
RxList - The Internet Drug Index--search by
name of drug.
RxMed: Prescribing Information--prescription
info for over 3,000 drug medications.
U.S. National Library of Medicine-- search
users compare hospitals to the Illinois average and to the nation's best
World Health Organization (WHO)
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